Link below from the CBC which in the last week has been riddled with its own top-star’s scandal, as more and more women are coming out with stories of violent sexualized encounters with the CBC’s former golden boy Jian Ghomeshi. (And yes, it did bring back memories for me of the emails I received last year from the brave women who had written about the public persona vs private conduct of a certain Toronto psychiatrist (not Levin) who also had a gig with the CBC, although for the benefit of fact, I will say that those revelations, though dark, definitely did not involve hitting, slapping, biting or anything that physically hurtful and violent. This is not to minimize the pain suffered or its nature.)
In any case, as in the case of Levin or others in positions of power within their respective fields – it goes to show that smiling, charming, seemingly kind and “intellectual” public personas have little to do with the stark contrasts people may exhibit or possess behind closed doors. The hypocrisy of narcissists.
The Supreme Court of Canada has shut the door on a psychiatrist’s request to appeal three convictions for sexually assaulting his court-appointed patients.
Dr. Aubrey Levin of Calgary was found guilty by a jury in January 2013 and was sentenced to five years in prison.
He had asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his convictions, but that request has been denied.
As always, the top court did not give reasons for its decision.
Allegations against Levin came to light in 2010 after (read more)