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Old 08-22-09, 12:45 AM
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anyone knows who this actress is??
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Old 08-22-09, 01:10 AM
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That's Keira Knightley. So what did I win?
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Old 08-22-09, 01:47 AM
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Can someone post that advert against domestic violence that she was in in the UK? BBC only showed a portion of it; claimed it was "too violent".

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Old 08-22-09, 04:47 AM
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Thanks, Infidel.

I'd like to walk by an open apartment door of some of that taking place.

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Old 08-22-09, 09:20 AM
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Like I'm supposed to believe someone would beat Keira Knightly. Right.
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Old 08-22-09, 09:28 AM
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Like I'm supposed to believe someone would beat off to Keira Knightly.
Been there, done that.
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Old 08-22-09, 09:39 AM
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I would totally choke him out, but it wouldn't count as a workout unless there were more of them.
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Old 08-22-09, 11:23 AM
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Damn. That's one hell of a PSA. What makes it really eerie is when she turned to the camera saying that wasn't in the script and then BAM.

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Like I'm supposed to believe someone would beat Keira Knightly. Right.
Abusive douchebags don't care if their wives are gorgeous. That'd be more obvious if more women were willing to report domestic abuse when it occurs.

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Yeah, I bet some get more possessive the hotter their wives are
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Old 08-22-09, 02:26 PM
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Abusive douchebags don't care if their wives are gorgeous. That'd be more obvious if more women were willing to report domestic abuse when it occurs.
I know we're on the internet and snark is the currency and all, but that was one rather appallingly ignorant statement before, sorry. Most of of the abuse victims I've known have been really attractive women who had really terrible taste in men.
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Old 08-22-09, 02:35 PM
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Like I'm supposed to believe someone would beat off to Keira nightly.
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Been there, done that.
Very subtly fixed.
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Old 08-22-09, 02:52 PM
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I know we're on the internet and snark is the currency and all, but that was one rather appallingly ignorant statement before, sorry. Most of of the abuse victims I've known have been really attractive women who had really terrible taste in men.
Lighten up Francis. I was referring specifically to KK, not making light about abused women everywhere. i.e. the ad would be more powerful if it was an unknown female.
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I know we're on the internet and snark is the currency and all, but that was one rather appallingly ignorant statement before, sorry. Most of of the abuse victims I've known have been really attractive women who had really terrible taste in men.
More like "Against stupidity, The gods themselves, Contend in vain".
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Old 08-24-09, 08:01 AM
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Thanks, Infidel.

I'd like to walk by an open apartment door of some of that taking place.

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So you could choke him out?
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Old 08-24-09, 08:28 AM
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Old 08-24-09, 01:00 PM
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Old 08-24-09, 08:00 PM
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Lighten up Francis. I was referring specifically to KK, not making light about abused women everywhere. i.e. the ad would be more powerful if it was an unknown female.
I disagree. The ad uses Keira to show that even rich, powerful, famous, and beautiful women like her can still be victims of domestic abuse. Everyone knows that normal, everyday women are abused all the time. Having a celeb do this ad increases the visibility and awareness of this problem. There are almost 540,000 views of this video on YouTube. Compare that to a "normal" domestic violence ad.

Some notable female celebrities who have been abused:
- Halle Berry
- Farrah Fawcett
- Mary J. Blige
- Oprah Winfrey

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Old 08-24-09, 08:53 PM
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I disagree. The ad uses Keira to show that even rich, powerful, famous, and beautiful women like her can still be victims of domestic abuse. Everyone knows that normal, everyday women are abused all the time. Having a celeb do this ad increases the visibility and awareness of this problem. There are almost 540,000 views of this video on YouTube. Compare that to a "normal" domestic violence ad.

Some notable female celebrities who have been abused:
- Halle Berry
- Farrah Fawcett
- Mary J. Blige
- Oprah Winfrey
Do people really empathize with rich celebs though? Look how long Whitney Houston has been abused. Does anyone care? No. Did they ever? Maybe for about 15 minutes in 1989.

All I'm saying is that I see a PSA like that and I see an actress playing a role, not a woman being abused.

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Old 08-25-09, 01:38 AM
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Was that a PSA against domestic violence or against anorexia?? I'm confused...
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Old 08-25-09, 01:39 AM
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I didn't know Oprah was domestically abused. First person that would pop up to me is Tina Turner.

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Old 08-25-09, 05:38 AM
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I think rhiana is the most recent celeb to be abused.
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Old 08-25-09, 12:11 PM
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The reason the ad works for me is how it's put together and Keira Knightley is a key component in that.

When it starts, it's as if we're seeing a scene from some movie she did. It's all shot very straight and serious and you honestly have no idea what it's about. You see the guy and you know it's a "movie" about some chick with an abusive husband. But then she suddenly turns and looks right into the camera and says that she wants to cut, they didn't agree to that, and it wasn't in the script. That's a major WTF moment. And while you're still processing that - BAM - he nails her in the face and starts to beat and kick her while she's down.

I find it very creepy and well done. Keira Knightley's presence is there to throw you off from the fact that it was a PSA all along. Afterall, most people mute or channel surf the moment they see PSA's, as they tend to be way too preachy and obvious. Although the message is important, oftentimes the way you deliver the message is even more important.
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Old 08-25-09, 12:16 PM
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There are almost 540,000 views of this video on YouTube.
530,000 of those are mine. I just like seeing Keira Knightley getting beat down. The only thing missing was the guy yelling "Eat a sandwich!" as he's kicking her.
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Old 09-01-09, 04:18 PM
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