Singer Jimi Ono has revealed on TikTok that she was allegedly abused, each emotionally and bodily, by Drake Bell. In a video Ono uploaded to TikTok, she said, “I do not care if anybody believes me as that is my story and my life and one thing that I went by. It wasn’t till not too long ago that I noticed that abuse is not one thing that every one girls need to undergo,” Ono stated, and shared images of the 2 of them again once they have been relationship.
What it’s good to know in regards to the Drake Bell abuse allegations.
Ono shared that she was solely 16 when she and Drake began relationship. She moved in with the actor, and a few 12 months later, she says he started to verbally abuse her. “I began relationship Drake once I was sixteen. I used to be homeschooled, I moved in with him. I used to be singing. It wasn’t till a few 12 months when the verbal abuse began, and once I say verbal abuse, think about the worst sort of verbal abuse you can think about and that is what I acquired,” she stated.
“The verbal abuse then turned to bodily. Hitting, throwing. All the things. On the pinnacle of it, he dragged me down the steps in our home in Los Feliz, my face hit each step on the way in which down. I’ve images of this.” She additionally briefly hinted that Bell was allegedly relationship underaged ladies. “I do not even wish to get into the underaged ladies factor. I imply, I’ll. However I am scared,” Ono says.
Ono shared a screenshot of a textual content dialog with a pal, through which she tells the pal that Drake’s spouse’s greatest pal “simply tried to message me to discredit my story.” She added, “By saying he is modified and it was a very long time in the past.” She continued, “I really feel dangerous for his spouse as only a few months in the past he was dming me attempting to flirt.”
Her pal wrote again, “I am so happy with you. He has a spouse? I additionally really feel dangerous for her.” She went on to corroborate Ono’s story, writing that she bear in mind the images, bodily fights, and the time he threw her in a tub and scalded her with scorching water. “I bear in mind him him breaking all of your antiques and I additionally bear in mind calling the cops on him and having to remain at Molly’s home till sh*t fizzled over.”
Sadly, a Twitter consumer seemingly erroneously identified that Ono used images of one other actress. The actress within the picture is known as Melissa Lingafelt — however it seems that Jimi Ono and Melissa Lingafelt are the identical particular person, in line with a bit little bit of digging. It additionally seems that the one who tweeted that Jimi was utilizing one other particular person’s images has since deleted her tweet.
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And sadly, there are tweet defending Bell and questioning why Ono stayed with him if he have been abusing her. “Convey on the hate, but when she actually was so abused by Drake Bell for therefore lengthy perhaps she ought to have left when he began? And ending it with some conspiracy is improper. Want Drakes facet to this.”
Convey on the hate, but when she actually was so abused by Drake Bell for therefore lengthy perhaps she ought to have left when he began? And ending it with some conspiracy is improper. Want Drakes facet to this https://t.co/1Egz3TSyoZ
— Steven (@ThatsMeSteve) August 13, 2020
If a lady doesn’t like a man, all she has to do is say he was a verbal/bodily/sexual abuser and it’ll destroy his life, even when he didn’t do something and everybody will simply robotically imagine her. 😄 impressed by the Drake Bell information.
— Dion (@dion0013) August 13, 2020
Fortunately, many individuals have come to Ono’s protection, declaring how problematic it’s in charge victims as a substitute of facet with them and help them.
One other Twitter consumer responded to a few of the tweets complaining their “childhood is ruined” due to the accusations by saying, “Please… cease making this example about how “your childhood is ruined”. Drake Bell was uncovered for being abusive to his underage ex-girlfriend. I do know that is arduous for a few of y’all, however that is in regards to the sufferer and what she went by, not your childhood.”
Please… cease making this example about how “your childhood is ruined”. Drake Bell was uncovered for being abusive to his undereage ex-girlfriend. I do know that is arduous for a few of y’all, however that is in regards to the sufferer and what she went by, not your childhood.
— ً (@glossywife) August 13, 2020
Bell has but to answer the claims.