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Serena Williams Denies Calling Steubenville Rape Victim ‘Lucky’

Serena Williams was the target of a lot of rage online (including some from me) yesterday in response to a quote from her Rolling Stone profile in which she blames the 16-year-old victim in last year’s Steubenville rape case. In a not-so-shocking move, Williams has released a statement on her own website.
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Robert Kessler | June 19, 2013 - 11:02 am

‘I’m Not Blaming The Girl But…’: Serena Williams Weighs in on the Steubenville Rape Case

For those who might have forgotten, last August in Steubenville, Ohio, an inebriated 16-year-old girl was raped repeatedly by several of her peers, including Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond. During a six hour period, she was digitally penetrated, driven to several different locations and urinated and ejaculated on. The entire thing was documented on Facebook, Twitter,…

Robert Kessler | June 18, 2013 - 8:30 pm