Thursday, 21 January 2010

There’s Always One…

Actually, scratch that. There’s usually thousands….
Briggs has even been able to start a relationship with Chrissy Foster, the young student in this photo.
She didn’t know about his history? Well, now she does, perhaps she…

Oh:
She is said to believe that he was given an 'unfair' trial.
Don’t they all?

So, any doubt here? Anything to feed that belief?
Briggs was jailed in July 2006 after being convicted of manslaughter for his role in planning the killing of 16-year-old Carolyn with his friend Lee Smith.

The previous December he helped Smith - who had recently been jilted by the teenager - to get a shotgun and saw off the barrel.

He then drove with Smith and Carolyn and another girl to woodland near Sheffield.

Smith, 20, shot Carolyn in the head before killing himself. The other girl was able to run off. When police arrived at the scene the next morning, they found Briggs asleep in the car.
Hmm, guess not…
The revelation has horrified her parents, who did not know about Briggs.

Her father, Chris Foster, who runs his own IT firm, yesterday described his daughter as 'vulnerable' and 'gullible', but said he was 'ashamed' she was seeing the young man.

'Everyone has the chance to rehabilitate, but not so soon after helping to kill someone,' he added.

A friend of Miss Foster said: 'She's been brainwashed into believing he's innocent and it was a miscarriage of justice, which just isn't true.'
Why do some women do this? Is the lure of the ‘bad boy’ really that potent as to overrule all instinct for self-preservation?

Update: Woman on a Raft provides some illumination in the comments:

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

I've seen it myself.

Girl i used to know met some bloke who had come out of jail. When he was 16ish he went joy riding and killed someone. But of course he was a changed man now blalbalbal.

A month out of jail he was caught joy riding again. His story was that he chose to drive the car to stop his brother from doing it.

She of course then started blabing on about how the police where "racist bastards" as they only picked on him because he was black.

Nothing to do with him joy riding in a stolen car with 4 other criminals.

THEN, when he got out of jail the second time, he ended up cheating on her.

It was amazing watching her accept any behavior he threw at her, i ended up cutting her off as after her boyfriend turned up to a birthday party, nearly started a fight with me, and got us chucked out of the bar.

It was as if a switch went of in her brain whenever he was involved, and she turned into the most gullible braindead plonker.

Pavlov's Cat said...

Is simples

Attraction is not a choice

Pogo said...

I think that "Mad Al Yankovitz" (sorry if the spelling is wrong) summed it up with his splendid little ditty "Chicks dig jerks". :-(

woman on a raft said...

"I met him at the candy store
He turned around and smiled at me -
- You get the picture?"

"Yes, we see"

"And that's when..."

Shangri-Las 1964

Chalcedon said...

Am I simple for believing that an accomplice to a murder is as guilty as the murderer and therefore should be in jail for the joke that passes for a life sentence?

Krauser said...

In answer to your question - yes. These women obey the pussy tingle and nothing else.

http://roissy.wordpress.com/2009/08/31/chicks-dig-jerks-a-series-2/

JuliaM said...

"It was as if a switch went of in her brain whenever he was involved..."

Utterly unfathomable...

"Attraction is not a choice"

Oh, true. But surely self-preservatiion trumps it, or we'd have all died out as a race!

"I think that "Mad Al Yankovitz" (sorry if the spelling is wrong) summed it up with his splendid little ditty "Chicks dig jerks""

Yes, he's not wrong, it seems...

"Shangri-Las 1964"

Heh! Of course!

JuliaM said...

"Am I simple for believing that an accomplice to a murder is as guilty as the murderer and therefore should be in jail for the joke that passes for a life sentence?"

Nope. I'd have given him life.

"These women obey the pussy tingle and nothing else."

*shudder* We can only hope they are a small percentage, or we are doomed as a species...