“I was a real bitch and I know that,” she told the County Court yesterday. “It took something as bad as what happened to snap me out of being what I was.”
Steve Anger, for the man, said his client had been severely depressed at the time. He agreed his client should go to jail, but asked the judge to consider his mental state and his wife’s evidence when fixing a sentence next week.
I…really? Wow. I got nothing to offer here. Just…what? I really hope this shouldering of the blame doesn’t affect the verdict, it’s not uncommon amongst victims of domestic violence to lay the blame for their partners actions on themselves.