WAG’s fury when his daughter was excluded from school for punching her bully in the face while the teen’s tormentor is still allowed to be in class.
- B.Ianca Austin said how proud she was after her 16-year-old son hit the girl
- She then recounted how her daughter was allegedly punished more than her stalker.
- His post, viewed by 1.9 million users, sparked debate among his 11,000 followers.
A WAG has expressed fury after his daughter was excluded from school for punching her bully in the face, while the teen’s tormentor is still allowed to be in class.
Bianca Austin, married to former Southampton striker Charlie Austin, has told how the 16-year-old hit the girl after weeks of insults.
She then shared details of how her daughter was allegedly punished more severely than the girl who was bullying her.
She claimed that she called the school to find out what punishment her daughter’s rival received, writing: ‘********* is in exclusion at the moment while the other child is in class.
“I asked what penalty she (the bully) would get and was told she was only verbally abusive, but she’s not allowed to discuss other students’ penalties with me so who knows.”
Bianca Austin (left), married to former Southampton striker Charlie Austin (right), recounted how her 16-year-old daughter punched her stalker in the face after weeks of insults.
Ms. Austin then shared details of how her daughter was allegedly punished more severely than the girl who was bullying her.
Later, Ms Austin shared more about the bully’s punishment, as she criticized the school, writing: ‘Two days of exclusion from school for my daughter, while the other boy went to class because he was “only” verbally abusive. . No wonder bullying never stops in schools… head up *********.’
The best footballer’s wife, who has been in the England team but now plays for League Two Swindon, sparked a debate about using violence to retaliate against child bullies after praising her teenage daughter for the hit.
Ms Austin, 35, tweeted: “After numerous phone calls to the school and nothing changed, today when being insulted my daughter finally punched the bully in the face.” proud mom.
His post, seen by 1.9 million users of the social networking site, had two clapping emojis to support his daughter, who is studying for GCSEs.
The admission by Ms. Austin, a mother of three, sparked much debate among her 11,000 supporters, with many backing her belligerence.
Bianca Austin with her footballer husband Charlie
Austin in action for Queens Park Rangers against Reading in the EFL Sky bet championship
One responded: ‘Good for her, she did exactly what needed to be done. Shame on the school though for not fixing the bullying problem when you first called them.’
Another said: “I’m usually a pacifist, but the best advice I got was don’t let the bullies get away with it.”
Ignoring it didn’t work; ignoring a fire does not put it out. If you are intimidated, fight back. If you see someone being harassed, fight for them.
But Ms Austin, who is training to be a nurse, was criticized by others. One said: ‘Your daughter shouldn’t be hitting anyone, ever.’ I understand that bullying is horrible and harmful, but when I said that her daughter’s actions would make things worse, she can now see where she was going. Bullying someone into “hitting back” is also bullying.’
Ms Austin responded: ‘I would be interested to know how you would suggest a resolution to the bullying, Michelle.
‘The school couldn’t stop him, it was ruining his mental health and affecting his GCSE studies, what is the right course of action here? Also, she didn’t “bully” back.
‘Bullying is repeated behavior intended to hurt someone emotionally and physically. She has no bad intentions, all she wants is to be left alone to enjoy school quietly!’
The National Bullying Helpline says that if parents and carers do not believe teachers are taking satisfactory action, they should contact their local authority to remind them that they have a “legal duty” to ensure that all children in schools are safe at all times.