Mom Of Ohio State Five-Star Commit Harry Miller, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Speaks Out In Support Of Urban Meyer

Mom Of Ohio State Five-Star Commit Harry Miller, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Speaks Out In Support Of Urban Meyer

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Mom Of Ohio State Five-Star Commit Harry Miller, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Speaks Out In Support Of Urban Meyer


Ohio State president Michael Drake joined talk radio Thursday and gave an update on the Urban Meyer investigation.


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There’s been a piling on happening in the media when it comes to Urban Meyer. First there was the perceived slap on the wrist suspension handed down on Wednesday for the handling of former assistant Zach Smith.

Then, it was the demeanor and lack of understanding for domestic violence during the press conference. Not to be outdone, criticism then came after he released a statement of apology related to the press-conference.

But today, a bit of encouragement and support from the mother, and domestic abuse survivor of five-star OT commit Jack Miller.

Kristina Miller felt compelled to speak out against the extreme hatred and personal attack on Meyer since all of the news broke, all the way through the fallout of the press-conference and weekend.

The complete release is as follows:

“I don’t take domestic violence lightly.

“I’ve had a past life where I lived it. I have been the woman whose life has been threatened and the police called. I’ve been the woman who has been afraid to go home, sitting in my driveway with butterflies in my stomach, wondering what was waiting for me inside. I’ve been the woman who has watched her (now-ex-)husband’s foot come through a door as I was cowering in a tub, the furthest away I could get. I’ve been the woman who has been picked up and thrown into a wall with my back in a towel rack and head in sheetrock. I’ve been the woman whose clothes have literally been ripped off while being accused of dressing up for other men. I’ve been the woman who has had to stand by while my personal phonebook was compared to the phone bill to confirm who I was calling.

“I’ve been the woman whose boss has been threatened in an in attempts to protect me. I’ve been the woman who had a coworker listen to a threatening message left on my answering machine in case something happened to me that night. I’ve been the woman who has run out of her house at night in fear and slept on a stretcher at work. I’ve been the woman who was kicked in the ribs so hard it sailed me out of bed. I’ve been the woman who temporarily lived at an undisclosed coworker’s home so I couldn’t be found until I had a more permanent solution. I’ve been the woman who has been to a marriage counselor alone because I was the one who ‘fucked up and needed help.’ I have been this woman and so, so much more.

“I share all of this only to make my point perfectly clear: If I thought for one second that Urban Meyer would not only condone that kind of behavior, but turn a blind eye to it — as he’s been accused of doing — he most certainly would not be a dear friend and you could bet our son would not be spending the next four years of his life with him. He doesn’t and didn’t. His biggest fault was in trying to help someone who obviously had too many problems, some never proven and many unknown, a choice now I imagine he deeply regrets. I know this man well. He is perfectly human, but not malicious or unkind. If you ask anyone who truly knows him, they will tell you the same.

“Many treat information today like a buffet choosing the option that supports their views and ignoring the rest, which is exceedingly more difficult when a one-sided narrative is being driven. We all need more thought and less mindless hoarding. Research. Think without bias, otherwise you’re nothing more than a puppet. Most importantly, if you are a woman, get help, form a plan and leave.”

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