If you haven't heard about it, six girls didn't like what their friend, another cheerleader, wrote on MySpace. So together with two male lookouts, they "detained" her, beat her up so that she was sometimes unconscious (and couldn't hear and see properly), and posted the resulting video on YouTube. They will be treated as adults and some of them may hypothetically get a life in prison (which is not too likely but possible).
I can't imagine what she could have written so bad about them because anything bad that you can say about these "people" is almost certainly accurate. :-) Their behavior is animalistic, it is an example of pack mentality of the worst edition.
In fact, I can tell you what she almost certainly wrote. It wasn't any criticism of loop quantum gravity or similar crackpot nonsense even though loads of dopes get upset about these things, too. Victoria wrote something simpler, namely that her boyfriend was cheating on her with one (or more?) of her friends. The latter, female friend(s) got really angry and organized the whole event. Needless to say, much like in the case of loop quantum gravity, Victoria was right: the boyfriend was cheating on her, indeed.
The MySpace pages are here:
- Victoria Tori Lindsay (16), the victim, a support page
- April Cooper (14), an attacker
- Zachary Ashley (17), a lookout
- Cara Murphy (16), an attacker
- Mercades Nichols (17), an attacker
- Kayla Hassell (15), an attacker
- Brittini Hardcastle (17), an attacker
- Brittany Mayes (17), an attacker
- Stephen Schumaker (18), a lookout
Meanwhile, the parents are upset about the Internet companies - probably because they were told by their lawyer that they have the deepest pockets - and that their daughter's MySpace account has been hacked. I don't have any proof here but I simply don't buy it. At any rate, my compassion goes to them, too.