Posts Tagged ‘Kathleen Savio’


Justice Cafe, a blog following the Drew Peterson case, has posted the transcript of Peterson’s speech to the court yesterday: http://petersonstory.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/i-did-not-kill-kathleen-read-drew-petersons-full-courtroom-speech/.

If you’re used to being victimized by, interacting with, or studying narcissists and sociopaths, this impassioned declaration of innocence will be transparent to you. What is the most universal behavior of sociopaths (thank you Martha Stout)? They appeal to our sympathy. You will also recognize an intense level of projecting– a way of avoiding personal responsibility by blaming others for what you have actually done. Do this often enough and you start to believe your own lies. (more…)

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Today a wife beater, spouse killer, and all-around self-absorbed thug was convicted of first degree murder. Former Bolingbrook, Illinois police sergeant Drew Peterson is no longer untouchable as he faces up to 60 years in prison for killing his third wife Kathleen Savio in 2004.

Supposedly Kathleen drowned in her bathtub. But after Peterson’s fourth wife, Stacy, disappeared in 2007, authorities began to rethink the case. Stacy was being abused and had told others that Drew had killed Kathleen. She was afraid he was going to murder her. (more…)

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Rob Lowe Untouchable

Reviews of last night’s Drew Peterson: Untouchable movie on Lifetime are mocking the script, chortling that Rob Lowe is too good-looking to pull off the slovenly, bloated Peterson, and rightfully noting that viewers couldn’t tell which characters exist in real life and which don’t. At least a few websites are saying you should watch it just for the laughs.

I wasn’t laughing.

Yes, this was a Lifetime movie. This network usually follows a formula of damsel in distress meets hot dude who rescues her. Or woman takes drastic action against abuser and the legal drama that follows. As cheesy as many Lifetime movies are, women watch these shows because they can relate to them. They give them the feeling that someone else understands what they’re going though. (more…)

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