I hope you are all enjoying the weekend. I'm not sure if you all follow twitter but I have been asked to write my views on the Reeva Steenkamp/Oscar Pistorius case so here we go.
When the news broke on the day of love, Valentine's Day that Reeva had been murdered I was devastated I mean Oscar a murderer, no! Oscar Pistorius to me was a hero, a man that had conquered his disabilities and gone on to have a fabulous career.
As I watched and read the news the story began to unfold before my eyes and I was shocked finding myself asking the same questions over and over again.
Why was Reeva fully clothed at 3am when she had been sleeping beside Oscar?
Why didn't Oscar check where the woman he reportedly loved was as she was clearly not beside him in bed when he awoke to the noise he alleges he heard?
Surely Reeva would have screamed out, why didn't he stop at the first shot?
Why when waking to hear noises did Oscar not make a call to the authorities to summon help?
Why when waking thinking there was an intruder in the house did he not leave the bedroom? Why go into the bathroom where he alleges the noises were coming from when Reeva was nowhere to be seen?
Why was his first thought NOT about his girlfriend?
I have recently watched a documentary on this case that brought to my attention the very true fact that Oscar has anger/temper issues. He has threatened many people, threatened to harm them and so and I say this as a personal view, I think Oscar Pistorius is guilty of the pre-meditated murder of Reeva Steenkamp, a beautiful, precious life lost.
Here is what I think happened and remember this is my personal view.
I think they argued and Reeva got dressed to leave. Before leaving Reeva used the bathroom (pm states her bladder was empty) and Oscar in a rage retrieved his gun and fired at her through the closed door his statement that followed one that was pre-meditated and well thought out.
Now I may be entirely wrong but all I can hope for is that justice is done. Reeva was a beautiful woman and I hope lessons can be learnt from her death.
Sadly two women die every week due to domestic violence, 1 in 3 women are affected by it, its time it stopped, its time to raise awareness.
I am doing what I can to raise awareness and much needed funds for our charities but I need your help. Please lend me your voice, it won't cost you a penny - check out my website World Peace Day and OneVoice. Join me this could be epic!
Survivors not victims!