Found February 08, 2013 on
It is absolutely incredible how brave some people get when it comes to things that they are willing to say online. For some odd reason they seem to forget that when they comment on stories or pictures that they are about someone or of someone--actual people.
That doesn't stop them though. Since they don't have to say whatever they are typing to the person that seems to make it easy. Be forced to say whatever horrible thing they typed to that person's face and more often than not they can't. It's different when it is a real person and not an image on a computer screen.
Take the case of the young lady in the video, Kaitlyn Collins. She was once a cheerleader for the Green Bay Packers. Recently a Chicago Bears Fan page on Facebook posted a picture of her and elicited comments from fans.
Many of them ripped her to shreds saying the kinds of things that would be hard to imagine a stranger saying to another for no apparent reason. In all fairness, there were some that came to her defense, but there were many that did not.
I applaud her for taking such a humane approach to the whole mess. I sure wouldn't. It amazes me how hurtful people are toward each other simply because of the team the other supports or cheers for. To go to the extent that these people did is reprehensible.
Shame on Facebook for leaving the pic and comments up and even more to the Chicago Bears fan(s) that are the administration for that page. Time to grow up and take the picture down.
Then again, if Jay Cutler was my team's quarterback I guess I would be lashing out too...
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(Just kidding Jay; wanted to give Bears fans a small taste of their own medicine.Oh, and Kaitlyn--totally dig the INXS style video; using their song would have been better.)
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