The fight took place in Baton Rouge, La. Experts say the fights can also lead to cyberbullying, as tech-savvy teens look for more ways to torment one another. Haley soon breaks the social barrier between her and the popular girls and is accepted by most of them. Drawing suspicion from Alexa's grandmother, Marylou Linda Darlow , she attempts to retrieve Taylor's phone to see the footage herself, but Kristin and Taylor hastily escape the house via Alexa's open sliding door. At high school, students cheer the girls for what they did.
After viewing it, Melissa and Ray decide to take serious action against the girls, by alerting authorities. James Tupper is not a great actor but in this movie he is believable as a dad. The girls are waiting by the door and once Haley steps inside, the girls taunt her, calling her names and savagely beat her, until she falls unconscious, suffering a concussion, a ruptured eardrum, and a damaged left eye in the process. They then abandon her in a parking lot with a cell phone. Infuriated that Marylou had given Haley's parents the footage, Alexa flees and goes to Kristin's house.
Increasingly, Johnson reported, girl fights are being recorded and posted on the Internet, which can make the problem even worse. Just make sure to tell your friends that you want to keep the fighting to a minimum. If you let her hit you first you don't know how strong that hit could be and it can knock you out. Leone said, They see friends getting a lot of attention from the posting of these violent attacks, and being young and impressionable kids, they figure that's one way of getting attention themselves. The movie looks at the life of 16 year old Haley Macklin Jodelle Ferland who wants to get in to the cool girl group but things go horribly wrong in her effort to fit in with them. Rodriguez added that it's also important to hold people accountable. Do not ever fight on school grounds.
But when she comes to one of the senior's aid one afternoon, they strike up an unexpected friendship and Haley soon becomes wrapped up in being part of their crowd, straining her relationship with her parents Melissa and Ray when she begins to come home late, talk back and disobey their rules. Her intelligence and well articulated contributions to class discussions cause her classmates to become jealous. However, within a few seconds after the girls flee, good Samaritans come to Haley's aid. Plan to have the fight outside the school grounds. One day, the discover the harsh comments that Haley posted online and they feel betrayed. Gerry Leone, the district attorney of Middlesex, Mass.
You want to get her onto the ground to try to bring the fight to an end. They aren't your true friends and they never could be. Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez remarked that she would like to know who is watching these videos, adding that perverts and pedophiles could be seeing your child fighting. However, Becca, disturbed after watching the video herself, regrets what she did and turns her back against the girls. She disobeys her parents and is rude to her sister. However its important to note that even if you choose to fight away from the school, you are still very likely to get into trouble with your school for fighting as it is an unacceptable way to behave and solve a problem. This article has over 383,283 views, and 81% of readers who voted found it helpful.
Devastated by their daughter's brutal beating and footage of it surfacing online, Melissa and Ray put their hope into the authorities for justice in punishing Haley's former friends to help their daughter get her life back on track in this story about peer pressure, media scrutiny and forgiveness. An addition to the above sentencing, all five of the girls are restricted from any social network sites for the full term of their probation. With a few friends in tow, the fight will probably stay smaller, since no one will let it get really out of control. Haley thinks that those punishments should be reduced. It may be the best Lifetime movie ever made.
This can happen even by accident, so it's better to steer away if you can. Haley's parents receive the footage of the brutal beating, now stored in a , from Marylou. Somewhere our niceness gene has gotten lost. A video popped up on YouTube more than a week ago that showed two teenage girls in a violent fist fight -- with two adults allegedly watching -- and another minor videotaping the entire thing. If you hold your ground and don't say anything too angering, you might not have to fight at all.
Guide the arm so that it goes behind her back and then push her down to the ground. Parents need to set the limits, she continued. If it's not tight then your opponent will probably pull your weave. Anne Heche is outstanding as The mother. Her mother, Melissa endeavors to make allowances for Haley's attitude and is more lenient than her father, Ray. After the brutal attack, Haley wakes up bruised, bloody, confused, and helpless in front of the girls who continue to taunt her.
Leone says local educators report about 80 percent of school fights are now girl against girl, a trend he says is fueled, in part, by the Internet. Girls fought with social aggression, with slander and making rumors and all that stuff, and now it's going this extra step. Ultimately, the girls discover Haley's online comments about them. Say something like, I'm tired of all this arguing. The girls decide to physically attack Haley, while videotaping it. Hartstein said parents need to teach respect.
If she's smaller, go for a tackle where you'll end up on top. Embarrassment is one thing, getting beat up is quite another. If you have long hair, put it in a bun in the middle of your head out of reach. They beat her up with the goal of putting that whipping online but her parents and the law get involved. Fight using both hand-to-hand combat and supernatural psychic attacks in a wide variety of doomsday scenarios! It can be tough to move in tight jeans and leggings are harder to get a hold of.