Assault on women is a huge epidemic these days. They are drugged, they are [email protected], and they are degraded. Jada Pinkett-Smith spoke out on a case that happened recently where a 16 year old girl named Jada was drugged, [email protected], and then mocked on social media. The girl had found photos of herself lying [email protected] on a floor all over social media and the person that was doing it instigating horrible comments about what happened to her at that party. She was with her friend and thought that she was in a safe place and ended up being abused. This is something that happens all too often.
Pinkett-Smith spoke about the horror of this young girl’s story on Facebook. She also spoke about it in an interview with at the Television Critics Association panel. She said that on the same weekend that this young girl was drugged and [email protected], her niece was also drugged at a party. Pinkett-Smith’s niece is 20 years old and was with friends when she began to feel strange. She said that she couldn’t feel something and then passed out. Fortunately she was with responsible friends who took her to lie down in a room and didn’t let anyone in until she had woken up over three hours later. It is a scary situation that happens all too often and usually happens when the girls think that they are safe with friends.
Pinkett-Smith says that she is trying to teach her daughter, Willow who is now 13, all about how to spot the dangers that are around her and what to do in a situation like that. She says that by no means does she state that it is the victims fault or that women are asking for it but everyone still needs to be aware of their surroundings and looking for potential threats. She empowers Willow to put herself first and be an independent person. She says while this doesn’t necessarily mean that she is safe from danger it does mean that Willow will be prepared for situations that may someday come her way.