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73. This sounds eerily like the Susan Smith story. Does anyone remember
Edited on Thu Oct-23-08 05:31 PM by Tarheel_Dem
that she initially blamed a black man for the kidnapping of her kids? The fact that this young woman refused medical treatment is troubling for me.
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  -Not A Real Black Eye berni_mccoy  Oct-23-08 05:06 PM   #0 
  - I'm an RN and have seen plenty black eyes and I agree  SunsetDreams   Oct-23-08 05:08 PM   #1 
  - You should share your expertise with K & R. :) n/t  nannycee   Oct-23-08 05:09 PM   #5 
  - First of all  SunsetDreams   Oct-23-08 05:18 PM   #36 
  - but it was captured by the ATM camera -- oh sorry not that either  grantcart   Oct-23-08 05:22 PM   #46 
  - I'm only a mom, but I thought the same thing the minute I saw the bruises.  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:24 PM   #58 
  - actually, that is not a cut but an abrasion. THe skin isn't broken.  JohnWxy   Oct-23-08 05:28 PM   #69 
     - In fact it looks like pink marking pen...  Terran   Oct-23-08 06:34 PM   #109 
  - is it me or...  imax2268   Oct-24-08 05:20 AM   #121 
  - This supposedly happened at 9pm last night & no redness or swelling  Lex   Oct-23-08 05:15 PM   #32 
  - Please give your professional opinion on this:  rvablue   Oct-23-08 05:20 PM   #42 
     - There is no way this was done with a knife  SunsetDreams   Oct-23-08 05:37 PM   #85 
  - Has she painted herself up like a trollop?  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-23-08 05:08 PM   #2 
  - how cunning  AchtungToddler   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   #8 
  - ROLF....  BunkerHill24   Oct-23-08 05:26 PM   #60 
  - And WHY is the B backward?  msallied   Oct-23-08 05:09 PM   #3 
  - and why is it followed by an "s" or "z" ?  slampoet   Oct-23-08 05:11 PM   # 
  - Because she did it in a mirror. And, is stupid.  Jed Dilligan   Oct-23-08 05:14 PM   #28 
  - Ding ding ding! nt.  Dead_Parrot   Oct-23-08 06:21 PM   #105 
  - Tawwwwd is dyslexic?  mitchum   Oct-23-08 05:40 PM   #88 
  - That's exactly what I was thinking  4_Legs_Good   Oct-23-08 05:09 PM   #4 
  - It does look like a cartoon black eye.  tekisui   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   #6 
  - My son had several black eyes when he was a kid and  rebel with a cause   Oct-23-08 06:10 PM   #103 
  - dupe  tekisui   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   #7 
  - I think she's a cutter, which explains the 'carving". I've worked with  cliffordu   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   # 
  - yeah she could be a borderline... but there IS NO laceration... that's mild abrasion  crankychatter   Oct-23-08 05:22 PM   #49 
     - It looks like a vigorous eraser burn.  SurfingAtWork   Oct-23-08 05:27 PM   #63 
     - I'd say a borderline, too. There are just way too many things  JenniferZ   Oct-23-08 06:59 PM   #113 
  - THIS is a real black eye.  sparosnare   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   #9 
  - Thanks  Joanne98   Oct-23-08 05:12 PM   #18 
  - LOL "from a medical standpoint..." You should stop playing doctor on the internet.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Oct-23-08 05:15 PM   #31 
  - Shh!!  sparosnare   Oct-23-08 05:16 PM   #33 
  - but her nose and mouth are unscathed.. n/t  progressivebydesign   Oct-23-08 05:51 PM   #97 
  - Reallity  otohara   Oct-23-08 06:23 PM   #106 
  - It looks like a healing, old  sickinohio   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   #10 
  - An old, healing black eye would be tinged in purple and yellow.  cliffordu   Oct-23-08 05:11 PM   #15 
  - exactly. n/t  eShirl   Oct-23-08 05:12 PM   #19 
  - But your sclera will stay red for a pretty long time. n/t  renie408   Oct-23-08 05:12 PM   #20 
  - Nope, wrong color.  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-23-08 05:18 PM   #35 
  - Oh - ok. I see what you are saying. n/t  sickinohio   Oct-23-08 05:24 PM   #53 
  - It looks like mascara to me. /nt  mwb970   Oct-24-08 07:02 AM   #125 
  - The lack of red is telling.  endarkenment   Oct-23-08 05:10 PM   #11 
  - rofl. "Be on the lookout for a dyslexic mugger....."  cliffordu   Oct-23-08 05:12 PM   #17 
  - That would make him a "reggum"  msallied   Oct-23-08 05:12 PM   #21 
     - LOL. Yep...  cliffordu   Oct-23-08 05:14 PM   #26 
  - she also would have had to be very still  daninthemoon   Oct-23-08 05:18 PM   #34 
  - No shit.  endarkenment   Oct-23-08 05:20 PM   #41 
  - And there would have been surrounding trauma from the struggle.  msallied   Oct-23-08 05:23 PM   #52 
     - Not without completely fucking them up....Mass lumps on the head or a broken  cliffordu   Oct-23-08 05:38 PM   #86 
  - Bingo. that's exactly right.  cliffordu   Oct-23-08 05:21 PM   #43 
  - There is no medical report because she "refused medical treatment."  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:27 PM   #66 
     - Which was what originally provoked a "BULLSHIT" from me.  endarkenment   Oct-23-08 05:32 PM   #77 
  - Mascara. No doubt in my mind. n/t  Doremus   Oct-23-08 05:11 PM   #12 
  - She refused medical treatment - non-story. EOM  Sodan   Oct-23-08 05:11 PM   #13 
  - Exactly. A physician would have immediately called BS on the whole thing.  kestrel91316   Oct-23-08 05:35 PM   #82 
  - You know what, I didn't think about that red eye thing..  renie408   Oct-23-08 05:11 PM   #14 
  - Ha! I have been knocked out by a horse!  here_is_to_hope   Oct-23-08 05:49 PM   #95 
  - If that was a real black eye it's at least a week old.  Joanne98   Oct-23-08 05:11 PM   #16 
  - When did this  Mz Pip   Oct-23-08 05:13 PM   #22 
  - Yesterday, I believe is what I read n/t  renie408   Oct-23-08 05:14 PM   #25 
  - Supposedly, last night around 9pm  Connie_Corleone   Oct-23-08 05:14 PM   #27 
     - Seems like there should  Mz Pip   Oct-23-08 05:22 PM   #47 
  - Make-up artist here -- agreed.  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-23-08 05:13 PM   #23 
  - She has clearly smeared mascara under her eye -- you can see the smear. Bruises do not look like  anneboleyn   Oct-23-08 05:21 PM   #44 
  - It's not mascara, lol, it's charcoal-colored eye shadow.  kestrel91316   Oct-23-08 05:36 PM   #83 
  - Agreed. Plus, she used straight black powder shadow  Lorien   Oct-23-08 05:32 PM   #76 
  - A mugger who tried to delicately scratch a backwards B on her face too.  Connie_Corleone   Oct-23-08 05:13 PM   #24 
  - Maybe some of those $8,000+/month make-up artists the pukes have employed did their  Parker CA   Oct-23-08 05:14 PM   #29 
  - She should go to prison. Making every black male in the vicinity  Jed Dilligan   Oct-23-08 05:18 PM   #37 
  - i wonder if any "usual suspect" types got pulled over and hassled.  daninthemoon   Oct-23-08 05:28 PM   #68 
     - I hope the cops saw through her, but even if they did,  Jed Dilligan   Oct-23-08 05:31 PM   #75 
  - Very interesting point. They have some high-priced makeup artists on their team.  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:29 PM   #71 
  - I got in a fight when I was a kid. My eye was red and the area around it swollen.  Tatiana   Oct-23-08 05:15 PM   #30 
  - shame on her - the backwards B (if not reversed photo) is old looking and the eye is awful WHITE for  themartyred   Oct-23-08 05:19 PM   #38 
  - I dont know the details behind this picture or what this has to do with DU but as a makeup artist  Boz   Oct-23-08 05:19 PM   #39 
  - She was allegedly robbed last night....  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-23-08 05:43 PM   #90 
  - but her nose is unscathed.. n/t  progressivebydesign   Oct-23-08 05:54 PM   #101 
  - My eyes never turned red when I fell and cracked my nose in 2005  slackmaster   Oct-23-08 05:19 PM   #40 
  - Then where is the trauma to her nose?  msallied   Oct-23-08 05:21 PM   #45 
  - Good question - I don't see any  slackmaster   Oct-23-08 05:23 PM   #51 
     - She apparently refused medical treatment.  msallied   Oct-23-08 05:24 PM   #55 
     - And there is also a story that says she was treated at a hospital and released  slackmaster   Oct-23-08 05:30 PM   #74 
     - Also, typically when you bust your nose, the bruising starts at the inner corners  renie408   Oct-23-08 05:24 PM   #57 
  - LOL! OMG! I did that too!  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-08 07:40 AM   #126 
  - Former makeup artist here.....  mrbarber   Oct-23-08 05:22 PM   #48 
  - Totally agree...this girl needs therapy.  progressivemom   Oct-23-08 05:23 PM   #50 
  - I agree, she's a fake, most everyone will realize that & we'll all MOVE ON by tomorrow.  themartyred   Oct-23-08 05:27 PM   #64 
     - The problem is that the McCain campaign is using this to smear Obama.  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:32 PM   #78 
     - agreed it deserves a backlash from the DEMS decrying it as horrible event  themartyred   Oct-23-08 05:38 PM   # 
        - If enough people call it for the b.s. it is, it will stop before it gets traction.  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:40 PM   #89 
     - We'll move on...but the FReepers never will. Not EVER. She's a RW "persecuted martyr" now...  dicksteele   Oct-24-08 06:07 AM   #123 
  - OK I give  sunnybrook   Oct-23-08 05:24 PM   #54 
  - are black eyes really black? Arent' they purplish? Or purplish-greenish?  npincus   Oct-23-08 05:24 PM   #56 
  - They start out red...  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-23-08 05:25 PM   #59 
  - Jesus CHRIST! Who cares???  David__77   Oct-23-08 05:26 PM   #61 
  - I care.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-23-08 05:28 PM   #67 
     - I care, I care...  David__77   Oct-23-08 05:47 PM   #93 
  - .  HughMoran   Oct-23-08 05:26 PM   #62 
  - I'm only a veterinarian, but I know a thing or two about soft tissue trauma.  kestrel91316   Oct-23-08 05:27 PM   #65 
  - The lack of swelling is the smoking gun.  Bornaginhooligan   Oct-23-08 05:29 PM   #72 
     - exactly, which is what I said above.  SunsetDreams   Oct-23-08 05:32 PM   #79 
  - Just just like powder eyeshadow to me. No wonder she didn't want medical  Lorien   Oct-23-08 05:28 PM   #70 
  - This sounds eerily like the Susan Smith story. Does anyone remember  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-23-08 05:29 PM   #73 
  - Maybe after being robbed, beaten and threatened, she was crying and her mascara ran.  AkFemDem   Oct-23-08 05:33 PM   #80 
  - Mascara running from tears looks NOTHING like that. Come on.  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:33 PM   #81 
     - OF course they do after you have been crying and rubbing your face  AkFemDem   Oct-23-08 05:44 PM   #91 
        - Her "smeared mascara" is as neat as her "carved initial." So much trauma, so little evidence.  yardwork   Oct-23-08 05:51 PM   #98 
        - Nope. Eyelashes look fine.  WinkyDink   Oct-23-08 07:03 PM   #114 
  - Looks like smudged makeup to me  MagickMuffin   Oct-23-08 05:37 PM   #84 
  - Where's the swelling? nt  thecatburgler   Oct-23-08 05:38 PM   #87 
  - I've had black eyes.  Blue_In_AK   Oct-23-08 05:47 PM   #92 
  - around 9 pm last night  SunsetDreams   Oct-23-08 05:48 PM   #94 
  - Agreeing. It does not look real,  antfarm   Oct-23-08 05:50 PM   #96 
  - my husband, former bouncer/security  Wolfies Revenge   Oct-23-08 05:52 PM   #99 
  - exif data  BushDespiser12   Oct-23-08 05:54 PM   #100 
  - I, unfortunately, have had  zidzi   Oct-23-08 06:06 PM   #102 
  - I think she drew the B on her face in the mirror, which is why it is inverted.  LibraLiz1973   Oct-23-08 06:20 PM   #104 
  - This gal needs some mental help, obviously faked!!  Sewsojm   Oct-23-08 06:27 PM   #107 
  - delete  dave29   Oct-23-08 06:33 PM   #108 
  - I emailed this photo to my mother who is a surgeon,  Scooter24   Oct-23-08 06:46 PM   #110 
  - Maybe I missed some updates  ballabosh   Oct-23-08 06:50 PM   #111 
  - You can get black eyes by being struck in the back of the head.  Lex   Oct-23-08 06:58 PM   #112 
     - OK, fair enough  ballabosh   Oct-23-08 07:14 PM   #115 
        - Also, I think the blackness takes about 48 hours to show up.  Lex   Oct-23-08 07:24 PM   #118 
  - Yup! That was my first thought.  Sparkly   Oct-23-08 07:16 PM   #116 
  - I have a bona fide black eye today. It happened yesterday...  WHAT   Oct-23-08 07:18 PM   #117 
  - Hey Joe/Jill the construction worker  sickinohio   Oct-24-08 03:13 AM   #120 
  - Well, obviously his black rubbed off on her!  Chulanowa   Oct-23-08 08:49 PM   #119 
  - Look how she made the front page on CNN.....  shaniqua6392   Oct-24-08 05:50 AM   #122 
  - For that amount of "Bruising"  Mother Of Four   Oct-24-08 06:59 AM   #124 
  - I Love The Smell Of Vindication In the Afternoon.  berni_mccoy   Oct-24-08 12:57 PM   #127 

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