Allison Leotta, novelist and former sex crimes prosecutor awards kudos to the television show Law & Order: SVU for airing an episode that realisticly portrays domestic violence. The episode depicts a male pop star beating his superstar singer girlfriend to death — which is similar to the real-life incident between Chris Brown and Rihanna — except for the death part. Rihanna dropped the charges against her boyfriend Chris Brown — as many victims often do. Leotta says 80% of similar cases end the way the show did — with a dead victim..
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