Putin’s Body Language Shows He Detests Royal Family and Obama While Other World Leaders Show Disdain Towards Him

June 7, 2014 - One Response

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There is no question that based on  Russian President Vladimir Putin’s body language there is no love for any members of the royal family from the Queen to Prince Charles. In fact, he completely ignores them as evidenced by his facial expression and faraway gaze. There is no question that  he wishes he was elsewhere instead of at the D Day memorial celebration. Int he photo above you can see how he doesn’t even look in the Queen’s direction as Obama tries to help her down the stairs. No doubt he could care less if she made it down the stairs safely or fell down the stairs as he would not be the one to pick her up.Image

Perhaps the person he detests the most is Prince Charles whom he completely ignored as he even turned his back to him as you can see in this photo above. It is understandable since the Prince of Wales’s reportedly compared him with  to Adolf Hitler a week earlier.

Immediately  Putin held a press conference in Saint Petersburg and said that the Princes’  comparison of him to  Adolf Hitler was “unacceptable” and “wrong”  that remarks of this kind are “not what monarchs do”.

He even gave a direct personal message to the prince, he added: “Give my words to Prince Charles. He has been to our country more than once, if he made such a comparison, it is unacceptable and I am sure he understands that as a man of manners.”

Putin added: “I met him personally, as well as other members of the royal family. This is not what monarchs do.”But over the past few years we have seen so much, nothing surprises me any longer.”

Well, Putin’s words were certainly and understandably  reflected in his body language when he was in close proximity to Charles and the Royal Family. There was nothing phony about Putin as his body language revealed his true feeling towards them. He refused to make nice and to be diplomat with the family. He was angry and rightfully so as Charles had no business sticking his nose into political matters. He is merely a figurehead with no power or authority. Putin was right when he said” this is not what monarchs do.”

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As everyone  including Obama, clapped when the Queen arrived, Putin refused to clap, let alone acknowledge her. As you can see from his body language  based on his cupped hand in a pre-fist like position, he was angry.

Putin’s disdain was not only directed towards the royals but towards Obama as well. Putin walked well ahead of Obama especially since he was walking with the detested Queen.

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They clearly kept their distance publicly  appeared to play cat and mouse with one another sneaking glances at one another.

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They made it a point to ignore one another as you can see here in the photo below.

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When they did meet face to face then was considerable tension revealed in both of their body language.Look at Putin’s neck where his major  vein is exposed in tension and anger.Also look at the tension in Putin’s face and jaw and in his eyes as he glares at Obama.


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The body language of the other world leaders were not warm and fuzzy towards Putin in light of his invasion of Ukraine. The Ukraine President Poroshenko looked disgusted with Putin as you can see here.

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German Chancellor Andrea Merkel didn’t look to thrilled with him as she gives him a questioning look.

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 UK’s David Cameron looks very angry at him as well.

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The only one who seemed to treat him warmly based on his body language was the French President Francoise Hollande. There was a genuine smile and warm affection between the two.

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“The body doesn…

June 7, 2014 - One Response

“The body doesn’t lie. Neither does the voice or speech pattern.” – Dr. Lillian Glass

Spy Edward Snowden’s Body Language Shows Arrogance, Cockiness, Anger In Trying To Set The Record Straight But Fear and Sadness Wanting To Come Home

May 29, 2014 - 13 Responses

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After watching  NBC’s  ancho Brian William’s interview with self admitted spy Edward Snowden we see body language,facial language  vocal tone and speech content which reflect arrogance, cockiness, anger, sadness, and even fear as he attempts to set the record straight  about himself

As soon as we see the B roll footage of  Edward Snowden walking down the hallway with NBC Anchor Brian Williams, who ventured to Russia to interview him, we can tell a lot from Snowden’s body language well before he opens his mouth to reveal that he was actually a trained spy.

We see  two contradictory movements- side to side swagger which shows someone who is way too confident and thinks very highly of himself and on the other hand a hunched over, eyes looking down on the floor , hand in pocket gait complete with a and  tight jaw. The latter shows that deep down he may not be feeling that confident and may in fact, be feeling some fear, as his hidden hand reflects his being protective and hiding his true feelings of fear and also sadness as we see later when he discusses wanting to come home.

This is not a warm and fuzzy interview as Williams physically distances himself from Snowden as Williams keeps  him at a good arm’s length and even walks quickly so that he leaves Snowden a step or two behind as you can see in the photo above.

As they both sit down you see  hear the arrogance in Snowden’s tone and see it in his body language as he describes  who he really is and his training.


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When he describes himself as a spy, Williams mentions how we think of  James Bond as a spy and now spys may look more Ed Snowden than James Bond. It was interesting to note  as you can see in the photo above that as Brian brings up James Bond, we see Snowden’s eyebrow raise in Sean Connery Style James Bond) . No doubt Snowden was flattered by this comparison as he subconsciously mirrors the Connery  Bond eyebrow raise.

 “I was trained as a spy in sort of the traditional sense of the word — in that I lived and worked undercover. As he says this he away and shakes his head which reflects  a type of haughty movement. He then continues”   overseas, pretending to work in a job that I’m not — and even being assigned a name that was not mine,” Snowden said. There is a tone of anger as he says. It is as though he feels forced into this.

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He then uses his body language in an attempt to be emphatic about his work experiences and he taps his fingers with his opposite hand each time he presents a new job in his employment history on his resume, as you see in the photo above. Using his body language in this manner shows that he is angry he has been misrepresented. He  demands  to clearly and emphatically set the record straight. The finger tapping appears hostile and angry.

His anger  at being misrepresented is reflected in his speech content as  in a defensive tone says

“But what they’re trying to do is they’re trying to use one position that I’ve had in a career, here or there, to distract from the totality of my experience, which is that I’ve worked for the Central Intelligence Agency, undercover, overseas.”I’ve worked for the National Security Agency, undercover, overseas.  (finger  tap) And I’ve worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency as a lecturer at the Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy, where I developed…

As he says the word developed you hear the nuances of his tone as it changes with a slightly upward inflection. Here he clearly wants you to know how important he feels he was  and that he didn’t just carry out orders. Instead he was the one who devised and invented “sources and methods for keeping our information and people secure in the most hostile and dangerous environments around the world.”

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Then the pace of his speech pattern becomes more rapid which indicates he is angry as he makes a dismissive smile as you can  see above reflecting  reflecting  how stupid he feels those in the government are who have depicted him as a “low level  systems analyst,”

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As he says this  we see his smile get even broader. It’s a sarastic smile and an angry smile as you can see the lack of raised cheeks and the tight jaw.

 

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Then just as he says “It’s somewhat misleading,” we see a  very revealing micro facial expression of how he really feels . In essence. his smile was all along masking his true feelings. But it was  finally revealed in a sudden serious flash of anger as he looks down and clenches his teeth which you can see in the above screen shot.

In essence he is extremely angry at people not looking at him as who he really is- a  trained  professional high level spy.

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His  constantly looking down and failing to make eye contact with his interviewer  says it all. Its screams having something to hide as  well as some real feelings of  fear which he is attempting to mask.

Why did he decide to now, after almost  a  year  speak up and out and clarify who he really is? It raises  a lot of questions.  Is his life in danger? Does he have a death wish? Does revealing he was a spy offer him some sort of protection? Soes revealing who he really was make him feel more powerful?

Was he not only a spy but a double agent? Was he working for Russia as well as for the US or was he always on Russia’s side? What made him turn if indeed he went over to the Russian side?  Is that why they accepted him with such open arms?Is he a puppet or mouthpiece for Putin?

Russia under Putin has been so restrictive in having people speak up and out publicly. Look at what they did to the female punk Band Pussy Riot. They put these young women into gulags as they severely punished them for speaking out. Russians are not at all tolerant of any gay person who wants to speak out.  So why are they allowing Snowden who is essentially now a Russian resident speak out so publicly. Is it to embarrass President Obama? Is it to thumb their nose at Obama who has put forth sanctions for the Russian’s involvement in the Ukraine? The question is why now?

When he was perceived as a low level technician who stumbled  across an injustice it seemed to many like a David and Goliath story. Innocent little David taking on the Mean and  Dangerous Goliath was a story that was palatable to many as they discovered that he released all of Goliaths secrets.

But now that Snowden was a trusted member of Goliath’s minions, it changes the entire perception of Snowden and not in a good way. If he did all of those high level jobs he said he did and worked for the CIA as a spy, he knew what he signed up for. He knew the requirements and what was expected of him. His job was to keep secrets.  If the job was so repugnant to him or damaging to his psyche he could have opted out in some way  But instead, he chose to spill the secrets of his job to the world.  Whether it was a good thing or a bad thing can be debated forever. If it was a breech in the Constitution he needed to have consulted with lawmakers and involve them and not take this task on by himself in my view.

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The bottom line is that there were some signals of fear  and sadness leaking out in his body language as he spoke. His vocal and verbal arrogance in contrast to his non confident, anxious body language with bowed head and  upward gaze  say that he is indeed afraid of something and very well may be the reason he close or it was chosen for him to come forward now.

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The fact  that he said that coming home was foremost on his mind is also revealing. Perhaps  things aren’t so rosy or secure  in Russia as his temporary Russian visa expires in three months. As he talks of home and of how much he gave up in his “very comfortable life, “he purses his lips and we see a flash of sadness.  This  indicates that he doesn’t want to say more or he might get too emotional.

His level of arrogance is evident when he in a disgusted tone blames the US for “stranding him in Russia because they decided to revoke his passport. But what did he expect?

He is after all the govenment’s public enemy number one in the US who has charged him with  theft and two counts of espionage. Government officials like Secretary of State  John Kerry call him a “coward” for not facing the judicial system in America and essentially running away. Kerry  says he is also a “dumb traitor” because he has now exposed a lot of mechanisms for terrorists to accomplish their goals in “making it harder for the United States to break up plots and harder to protect our nation.”

Snowden does not come across likable or sympathetic in the interview. In my view  this may sway many who once supported him in the opposite direction, especially now that they learned he was a professional spy.His arrogance and bravado may be a coverup for his fear  and sadness of not knowing what lies ahead in his future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Killer Elliot Rodger’s Body Language and Speech Content in Tape Reveals A Spoiled , Non Resourceful, Entitled, Sadistic, Falsely Overinflated, Sociopath

May 25, 2014 - 12 Responses

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Before gunman Elliot Rodger, a Santa Barbara student,  went on his shooting spree killing he made a video in his car where he describes what he planned to do to blond females that left him sexually frustrated. After watching the tape and listening to his speech content and patterns  it is clear that this is a spoiled, entitled young man with an over inflated opinion of himself who was not very bright or resourceful in how to get a woman in his life. When he didn;t get what he wanted handed to him in the form of   – sex from the most beautiful and popular girls on campus like a spoiled brat, he lashed out and killed.

While his parents may have given him a luxurious home to live in, designer clothing, an expensive car, free tuition, and all the electronic gadgets he desired, they didn;t give him the ability to fend for himself and be resourceful in getting what he wanted. In this case it was a girlfriend. They also didn’t give him the social skills he needed to be more appealing to people, especially to people of the opposite sex.

I would not be surprised if he was a helicopter child who was doted over and who had things done for him which would account for him not being able to do things for himself in a resourceful manner.

If he wanted sex he could have done a number of things,

1. He could have gone online to one of the many sexual hookup sites and found a woman. One of his hookups may have even ended up as a girlfriend, especially of he showered her with gifts and took on some of her financial needs.

2. He could have hung out with his dad on the set of the Hunger games where some aspiring actress wannabe would hook up with him for sure , knowing who his father was and hoping he would put in a good word for her to get a better role. This goes on all the time in Hollywood where people hook up with people whom they think can get them to the right person to advance their career.

3. He could have taken an acting class and let out who his father was and young actresses would be all over him to get to meet his father or to hang out with him on the Hunger games set.

4 .He could have gone to Las Vegas where prostitution is legal. he could have hung out at the famous Bunny Ranch we have all heard about.

5. he could have gone online and joined all the realtionship sites from match.com to zoosk to jdate  or christian singles and eventaully found  a date and a reltionship.

6, He could have hired a high priced matchmaking service to find him a girlfriend as Hollywood is full of these  services. they offer free membership to beautiful women and charge the men a lot of money to meet them. He no doubt could have afforded the fee.

7. he could have lowered his standards and not gone for the most beautiful and popular girls on campus who want the most beautiful and popular boys on campus. he could have hung out at the library and found an academic type who would have loved to have gone on a date with him.

But like a spoiled baby who didn’t get his way, he threw a tantrum and went to the extreme. He is also a sociopath for sure . his tone of voice gives it away.  That soft spoken errily overly calm tone is a dead giveaway. If you hear anyone with that type of voice quality- run as fast as you can.

 

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The next thing that is dangerous about him as we listen  to him speak his speaking through a  the clenched jaw which signifies anger and rage.

His is so out of touch when he says that ever since he has hit puberty he has been forced to endure a life of loneliness and rejection. WEll, welcome to real life. That is what life is all about for most young people trying to find their way in life. Most are met with loneliness and rejections. But they do something about it. They tell their parents or a teacher  or a therapist how they feel . If he would have joined a sports team or got involved in some school activities he would not have felt as lonely and would have made some friends.As he says this we can clearly see how entitled he feels he is.

He says that girls have never been attracted to him and that they gave their love and sex to other men. Well, with an attitude like his of entitlement how could any girl be attracted  to him.  he then says he is 22 years old and still a virgin. Well if he did 1 through 7 as I suggested above he would not have still  been a virgin.  As he speaks of his virginity he squints his eyes in anger like he is entitled to not be a virgin without doing anything about it.

His tone of voice is very off putting and distant. It has a snobby “I’m better than you ” ring to the tone which would further alienate  women. Then he plays the victim as he says he has had to rot in loneliness as it is not fair.

If he was that lonely he could have volunteered in a hospital or volunteered to feed the homeless, he could have joined organizations where there are a lot of women. he could have taken a cooking class or sewing class or just hing out at the library and acted friendly to women and perhaps he wouldn;t have been so tortured being lonely. Once again his rhetoric speaks to his entitlement and lack of making any effort .

He then plays the victim by saying how girls have never been attracted to him.It is clearly because of his creepy tone and lack of social skills as we hear in the tape.

As he points his finger in anger he is stunned that they women don’t see how great he is as he says “he’s the perfect guy.” This confirms what I said earlier about how he has an overinflated sense of self.

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He then says how he will punish all of the women for not recognizing what a perfect gentleman he is  he gives a sinister laugh which he does several times throughout this tape, showing his sadistic side.  He wants so much to be accepted and says that on the day of retribution he is going to enter the “hottest” sorority house, where the girls rejected him. Onc e again his reference to the hottest sorority and the prettiest girls speak to his overinflated sense of self in thinking he could actually attain a relationship with one of these girls.

He then in a calm tone says how he will slaughter every “stuck up blond slut. ” Again, it is like a spoiled child who doesn;t get what they want so they lash out and have a tantrum. But in his case the tantrum was slaughtering what he couldn’t attain. What is very interesting is how he said that they would consider him an :inferior man: if he made a sexual advance towards them. In essence he is describing how he really feels about himself- that he is indeed  seeing himself as an “inferior man. “

His sadism comes about again as he says how he will take great pleasure in slaughtering these women. He says that he will be the “superior one the true alpha male. because  in actuality he feels so inferior he believes that by slaughtering them he will then become superior to them.This speaks to his sick logic and extremely low sense of self.

His speech is very strange as it seems like he uses the vocabulary from a script as he says words like  “slay” “slaughter, ” brute” “hedonistic pleasure”,  “exacting my retribution, ”  “you denied me” “depraved”   ” mountains of skulls.” and “wretched.”  It sounds like some of these words would be used in the films his father Peter Rodger was involved with in the Hunger Games.

He says how the guys whom he has tried to hang out with but who rejected him treated him like a “mouse” and on the next breath says he will be a God next to them. Once again he is trying to mask his  is low self  esteem with rhetoric and delusions of grandeur- being a God.  He also  says  “if I had the power” indicating he has no power. But then he says he has the power to take away their life. So he feels he can only obtain a sense of power from within by killing.

His sinister and sadistic laughter is very disturbing in that he shows enjoyment at what he plans to do to his “enemies” who rejected him. We can see a clear manifestation of his sociopathic behavior. He is very detached vocally and emotionally as it seems as though he is reading a bad script or  has watching some violent video games over  long period of  time..

The fact that he killed so many people as he carried out his rampage to prove his power and then finally  turned the gun on himself  showed that deep down he saw himself as a worthless coward who didn’t deserve to live.

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Now we know according to a grandmother in the UK that he was very mentally disturbed,  had a high functioning level of Ausberger’s Syndrome, and that he was living in an Independent Living Center with room mates . We also learned that police were aware of his intentions and interviewed him three times. They claimed he was “polite.”Obviously they dropped the ball.  He needed to be under strict psychiatric supervision. With all of teh money his family had and all the luxuries they gave him, they needed to  keep a  closer eye on him. This new information with reference to his Ausberger’s Syndrome can account for his lack of social skills. If they or a therapist  knew  of his frustration with women,  they could have employed more methods to have him develop better social skills with the opposite sex. His Ausberger’s Syndrome does not excuse his violence and mental disturbance.

His father is now blaming politicians for lack of stricter gun controls. He needs to blame himself for not paying stricter attention to his son whom he allegedly knew had mental issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Toxic Donald Sterling’s Body Language Shows More Racisim, No Sincere Apology, Distain Towards Magic Johnson

May 13, 2014 - 10 Responses

ImageDonald Sterling’s leaked private conversation with girlfriend V. Stiviano told us in no uncertain terms he had racist views. He then tried to spin it with another “leaked” tape, which in my view, he leaked personally, this time. In that tape he talks to a friend and says how he said all of those racist things because he was trying to impress V. Stiviano and get her into bed. CNN’s Anderson Cooper asks him if he trusts anyone because his most recent tape was “leaked.”.As you can see in the screen shot above, Sterling licks his lips when asked this question. To me is a clear signal of deception and reveals that he no doubt leaked those tapes himself. He doesn’t answer Cooper’s question,  which  also speaks volumes about his role in the newly “leaked” tape.

He then says that he doesn’t do interviews and that the only one he talked to was Magic Johnson. That made no sense as Magic is not the media to whom he would give an interview. Sterling  goes on to say he spoke to Magic Johnson twice and said “He knew the girl.”  said in a surprised tone.” By calling Stiviano “the girl” it is clear that Sterling has distanced himself from Stivino. On the “leaked” conversation between Stiviano and Sterling, Stiviano claimed to Sterling that she didn’t t know Magic. But now Sterling finds out that Magic does know “the girl” as he said that Magic apparently “knew the girl well.”

 

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When  Anderson Copper asked if Sterling apologized to Magic.  Sterling looks down and  hems and haws  as she says “uh uh if I said anything wrong then I’m sorry.” In essence he is saying that he did not apologize to Magic. He also says “if” I said anything wrong which says that he still does not believe he said anything wrong.

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Though his words say Magic “is a good person” Sterling’s body and facial language leak out something completely different. They leak out disdain for Magic. In fact , Sterling’s next words show his true feelings as he cuts Magic down by saying that he doesn’t think Magic has done everything he can to help minorities.

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Then Sterling looks down and says “I’ll say it” as h.e shrugs his shoulders, “He’s great.” But he doesn’t believe that Magic is great as he shakes his head “no,” and also purses his lips in anger. He then goes on to say how he doesn’t think Magic Johnson is “a good example for the children of Los Angeles.”

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Sterling says he made “a terrible terrible mistake and he is here to apologize.” But he does’t say he is sorry with his words or his body language. His tone is monotone and his face is moonfaced. There is no sincere emotion when he makes this statement. Deep down it reveals that he really does’t think he did anything wrong. Even though he feigns remorse and hurting “so many innocent people, “he finally reveals that he hurt himself. That si the bottom line. If he feels bad about anything it is that these words leaked out, which hurt his standing as a Clipper’s owner. He is also a very bad actor as he draw out the /o/ sound while saying ” I’m soooo sorry. I am so apologetic.” No one says they are apologetic.  Instead, they say they apologize if they were being sincere.

But just when you think Sterling’s public persona can’t get any worse, it does.  In his  voluntary interview on national TV with CNN’s Anderson Cooper he says that “Magic acts so holy even though he made love to every girl in every city” in America and he had Aids. What he has done is accuse Magic of knowingly spreading the AIDS virus to women across America. This is slander. I am sure that Magic’s attorney knows this as well.  Talk like that will  no doubt add to Magic’s financial coffers. so it will be even easier for Magic to afford the team.

 

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Then Sterling goes on to say when Magic has “those AIDS” he went to his synagogue and prayed for him. In essence by saying this, Sterling  is trying to tell us how good  a person he is and how self righteous he is.  But  he  says it with anger through his clenched fists which reflects how  deep down he clearly detests Magic.

But on the next breath he says that he could have criticized Magic for getting AIDS but he didn’t, yet another lame attempt at showing how magnanimous he is. Then he asks Anderson Cooper what Magic Johnson has done. Anderson replies that he is a business person. Sterling immediately interjects “He has AIDS.”  In essence Sterling has just said that all Magic has done with his life is get AIDS. Anderson corrects him that Magic has HIV not AIDS.

Then Sterling goes over the top yet corrects himself with regards to Aids. He now says that” Magic Johnson made love to every girl in America and catches HIV “. He then then says he thinks Magic should be ashamed of himself and go into the background. What Sterling is doing  here in psychological terms is protecting. He is ashamed of himself and knows very well that he is the one who needs to be in the background, not Magic.

He adds insult to injury by saying that Magic does nothing for the Black people and then stops himself short by saying there is no such thing as African Americas which further displays  his racism.

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In fact he realizes at this moment as you can see in the above screen shot, that he has just dug himself even deeper into the racism pit as body language wise he covers his mouth as to stop himself from saying more. He even apologizes as he knows very well what he just did.

Then he says “they” all want to play golf with him. Clearly the “they”  he is referring to are Black people. He then says he does’t think “Magic is a good example for the children of Los Angeles and then get AIDS.” Even though Cooper previously corrected him that it was HIV and not AIDS, Sterling  still insists that Magic has AIDS. In essence he is once again blaming Magic for getting AIDS.

Not only does he disparage Magic with these comments, he says Magic does nothing to help minorities but “he” Donald Sterling “gives away millions to help minorities. Once again Sterling ties to show how righteous and good he is. He then asks  Cooper ” Does he do that?” In essence, Sterling is saying that Magic Johnson does’t give Millions to minorities.

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Once again we see the rage in his body language as he talks about Magic as we see Sterling’s clenched fists. Then he once agin shows his racist colors by saying how Jews, when they get successful will help their people but that Blacks don’t do the same.  He then admits that he might get in trouble again for what he has to say as he states “maybe they don’t want to help anybody.” In essence he is saying that Blacks don;t want to help anybody,

He begs to be forgiven, but his body language  and facial language shows that he is insincere. He does’t think he did anything wrong.

Hearing the Toxic words  that ha=ve come out of Sterling’s mouth has me convinced more than ever that that there no place for such backwards and Neanderthal thinking in the NBA. After hearing this racist and hate filled interview, I cannot imagine any team owner not voting to remove him. Now it is no longer about the leaked private racially charged tapes that were made public by V. Stiviano or her minions. Now it is Sterling by himself who voluntarily showed his ignorance and  racism to the world through his interview which has no doubt left many speechless.

His ugly and very Toxic swipes at Magic are his warped attempt to disparage Magic in hopes of swaying public opinion against Magic so that he won’t be supported in purchasing the team. But it all backfired and alienated even more people as most wonder what kind of Toxic insensitive person could actually blame another person for catching a sickness. Magic is a hero and despite his HIV- not AIDS, he has been able to flourish and become a leader in the Black community. He has shown that an HIV diagnosis is not a death sentence and that one can live a productive life. He has given people jobs and invested money to start businesses in the Black community for years. Everyone knows this about Magic. For Sterling to distort the facts about Magic shows just how desperate Sterling is feeling these days. His whole world is caving in on him and he knows it. We all saw it in this interview.

 

 

 

Amanda Knox Body Language on Chris Cuomo Interview Shows Odd Behavior and Lack of Genuine Emotion

May 4, 2014 - 120 Responses

 

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For years, Amanda Knox’s strange behavior after the murder of Meredith Kercher took place concerned everyone. She giggled, canoodled with boyfriend, and had many other inappropriate actions. Now that she has been found guilty by an Italian court, her interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN shows Knox’s continuing bizarre behavior which may reflect that she is not as innocent as she claims in the death of her former roommate. Her body language shows multiple signals of  behavior which cause concern.

Chris Cuomo asks her  “Why do you think this judge goes further than ever? Not only does he say that this is the knife, that you had it, but because of DNA around the hilt you were the one that killed Meredith Kercher?”

One would expect a person who had nothing to do with the crime to be incensed and show anger or rage at being falsely accused. That was not the case here. First Knox is silent as she looks up as see in the photo above.

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Then she actually laughs. This is extremely odd behavior and not congruent in my view with someone who is innocent. Why is she laughing? Is she laughing because she is far away from Italy and thinks she will never be extradited? Does she laugh because she feels safe? It is not a  nervous laugh or smile. It is a genuine one with mouth open and cheeks raised and eyes squinted. This is not how someone should react when someone is killed if they had nothing to do with it. Perhaps she hated Meredith so much as indicated by their alleged fight over money, that she is secretly glad Meredith is dead and that she deep down feels she won’t be held accountable.

Then in a defiant tone she begins by saying “I believe… I can’t speculate what this judge’s motivation’s are personalize or  other wise”. as she raises an eyebrow.

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The eyebrow raise in this context is telling as she deep down is saying that she thinks the judge is out to make a name for himself. It also reflects her anger towards the judge.

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Then she fakes crying in a shaky voice which recovers quickly as she says I did not  kill my friend. I did not wield a knife,” It sounded to me as though it was rehearsed as world “wield” sound like something her lawyers may have said to her. The fact that she recovers so quickly from the crying voice shows me that she does not have much remorse or empathy for Meredith’s death.

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Then she cocks her head to the side and opens her eyes wide as she says “I had no reason to…” said with upward inflection in a questioning tone. To me that seems like a signal of deception as she is trying too hard to convince with this type of vocalization. Also the fact that she doesn’t mention Meredith’s name. She ends the statement by saying “I had no reason to” and doesn’t finish the statement “kill Meredith” which also shows that her concern was not about Meredith. But the most telling thing is that she shakes her head No as she says this which may be the body language revealing the truth that she may have indeed killed Meredith Kercher.

She then says they were living together and “were becoming friends.” That is a very interesting statement as it means that they were “not friends” but they were “becoming friends”. Hence, the lack of emotion for someone who was not yet a friend.

Then she says something which is clearly rehearsed as she said the same thing in an earlier interview that if she would have had Meredith’s broken body on her and traces of herself.”  The term broken body seems to me like a term that is lost in the Italian translation into English- a term which she no doubt got from her lawyer. No one in the US says broken body. They would say “bloody”, or “mangled”, or “sliced” but definitely  not “broken.”

She once again feigns emotion as her voice cracks but then recovers immediately, which indicates insincerity. Since I have heard this plea before with the exact verbiage, there is no doubt Knox is on automatic pilot as she tries to convince the world she didn’t kill her roommate. She also says “around Meredith’s corpse” instead of Meredith’s body. which also appears to me a callous and detached description.

She looks down as she speaks instead of directly at Chris Cuomo which is also cause for concern. People who have nothing to hide look right at you and speak directly to you.

She then says she believes that it is truly possible for her to “win this”. The term “win” is of concern to me as this is not a contest or a manipulation. What she needed to say was to “show I am innocent.” But she does not say this.

Initially I wanted very much to believe that Amanda had nothing to do with Meredith’s death.  So often innocent people are accused of things they did not do in foreign countries. Since foreign justice is so different from American justice, it was easy to assume this. When she came out of prison and was released and was on American soil, the tears were genuine.When her initial charges by the Italian court was that it was a sex game gone wrong, I found it hard to believe and thought she had nothing to do with that. Thus, I assumed she was innocent.

But after hearing her multiple  interviews and getting more information, body language and speech and voice content wise, something does not add up. The lack of remorse bothers me as does the fake attempts at emotion. There is no doubt that Amanda is angry and that anger leaks out in her interviews. But she comes across as callous and not caring and odd ,as she laughs and smiles inappropriately. This does not endear her to the public and makes them question whether the Italian courts finally got it right in their decision about Amanda Knox’s guilt.

 

 

 

V. Stiviano Body Language Shows Deception, Hypocrisy, Contradiction, Incrimination, and Manipulation in Barbara Walters Interview

May 3, 2014 - 16 Responses

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The interview of V. Stiviano was very revealing body language, voice,  and speech content wise. She says many things which contradict herself as you will see in this blog. She even incriminates herself and Donald as she says she is being paid off the books. Her slow and labored speech, eye shifting, lip licking and shoulder shrugging show that she is being manipulative in answering Barbara Walter’s question’s however the truth leaks out. 

 

As V. Stiviano the alleged mistress of Donald Sterling talks about how lonely, alone,  confused Donald Sterling is and how she actually just came from seeing him she looks to the side.  When Barbara says that she was with him so Donald  is not alone, Stiviano  looks to the side to think about what she says and says she is with him “to help him”. Then she contradicts herself and says she is urging him “to come to his own rescue,” which makes absolutely no sense in light of what she said previously.

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She shifts her eyes back and forth  a lot and speaks in a very slow and  measured  well thought out and monotnne sound devoid of emotion as she says ” even with her ‘help’ he feels alone.”

We see an incredible amount of signals of deception when she says that Donald is traumatized by the things he says. She does shoulder shrugging and looks to the right and left and speaks very very slowly. This is not true in my view. Donald is just traumatized the tape got out. He is not traumatized by what he said and she knows it. Otherwise he would have issued an immediate apology. So in this case Stiviano is lying in my view.

She is asked by Barbara if Donald Sterling should apologize. She shakes her head No as she says “absolutely.” To me it means that she is enjoying this fiasco and his apology would take the focus off of her so “No” she doesn’t think he should apologize is what her body language reveals. 

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The fact that she claimed earlier in  press days ago  that she had not spoken to or seen Donald Sterling since the incident and now, as Barbara Walters reported, she has just come from seeing him, says to me that she was most rehearsing what she would say publicly and perhaps keeping their story of not being lovers in sync.  When Barbara asked her if Donald will apologize. She looks down and slowly  says  in a monotone voice “Only God knows”. The fact that  she looks down means she is gathering her thoughts in terms of what she wanted to say. 

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Barabara directly asks her is she is in love with Donald Sterling. V Stiviano gives a genuine smile with her cheeks raised and eyes squinted. This is the first time she lights up. To most this is shocking. If she is half Black as she says she is and half Mexican as she says she is and Donald spoke  that way about her ethnicity, how could she love him? She may love the 1.8 million dollar home,  the Ferrari and Bentlys he gave her. But to love someone who hates part of the the essence of who you are (Black) is very unusual and hypocritical.

 

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Brabara asks her what her relationship is to Donald Sterling. She laughs and smiles and says she is is right hand “man”. The fact that she would use the term “man” is interesting since many throughout the internet have remarked how much she looks like a man going to through a sex transition- a treansexual. Is V. Stiviano calling herself a “man” indicating she may be leaking out the truth about her sexuality  or is  it a subconscious shout out to people  over the internet calling her out on looking like a man?  

She also says she is “Mr. Sterling’s everything” (which in many people’s view  would include lover) as she shrugs her shoulders when she says “confidant” “his best friend” (with friends like her one does not need enemies), “his silly rabbit” where she says she does things around him that seem silly. As she says this we see a lot of discomfort in her body language as she fidgets around. Can this discomfort be due to her perhaps omitting another noun to describe what she is to Sterling- “lover?” After all she describes herself as a “lover” on her instagram. 

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Does that moniker apply to her relationship with Donald? We then see her swallow hard (an indicator of deception) in this context where she says many people can’t understand her relationshIp as she looks down and from side to side as though she is searching for the correct spin. “She then shrugs her shoulders and says” I’m his everything”. Well, Ms. Stiviano, “everything: includes “lover.” 

She then describes the evolution of her relationship and how it started with her working for his nonprofit organization and  stated “it’s evolved to so much more”. In essence by saying she is everything to him and how their relationship evolved into so much more, said through her telling body language,  she is revealing a lot to us about the nature of their relationship which in my view includes intimacy.  

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When she says that their relationship has become a “scandal” she cocks her head to the side on the word “scandal,” which is very telling.  

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Barbara tries to coax it out of he by inserting ” you love him like a friend”. Here we see Stiviano trying to concoct the right answer as she looks to the right and has a bit of cotton mouth as she sticks her tongue out before she speaks and licks her lips.

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Then Barbara goes in to clarify this love and asks if she is “in” love. to which Stiviano looks to the side to figure out her next words asImage

 

In addition, her mouth gets dry as she says the word and licks her lips on the word”scandal” which shows a lot of anxiety and how there may be decption.  

Then Barbara asks her why it became such a scandal and her breathing changes. Stivano takes seconds to answer. This means she is trying to manufacture the right words. She  finally comes up with “God” and throws God into the mix by saying “I think God has it’s purpose”.  It is interesting that she refers to God as an “it” which further speaks to her not really believing what she is saying. She also blinks a lot and looks side to side and contradicts herself again. Instead of sticking with her God answer as she says ” I wish I could answer that question.”

Then she says  after moments of silence and failure to come up with the right answer she says ” I keep asking myself how when and why but the truth is that”…  When someone says “the truth is that..” know that a lie will usually follow which it most likely did  as she says ” how and why  don’t even matter anymore as some things need to be brought to the light.” In essence she has told everyone that she brought out the tapes into the light about Sterling’s racism.” In essence she admits what she did in this statement she made.

She then further incriminates herself as she said” we are forced into situations that we have to do good by.” which mens she felf forced to reveal the tapes. Whether she claims she didn’t release them as her lawyer insists, there is  no doubt that she was behind it as she essentially admitted it just now. 

Then she goes on to say how Sterling  is being tested by a higher power and how she is being “forced to come to his rescue.” The word “forced” says a lot. It means that she is not doing it willingly but some handlers or lawyers are “forcing” the to team up so they get their story straight. After all it is a huge crime in California to tape someone without their knowledge. So she is most likely being forced to make nice to Donald so he will say he knew she was taping him (something I find very hard to believe). This was a personal conversation and no one would ever want such information taped under any circumstances. Her silence and hesitations and long pause time, looking up and down and shoulder shrugs and changes in her breathing show she is being deceptive in her motive.

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When asked buy Barbara if they had a financial arrangement. We immediately see Stiviano purse her lips which indicates Body language wise that she doesn’t want to discuss their financial arrangement. Barbara asks her  if he pays her as an employee. Stiviano shows all types of signs of discomfort with this question as she hesitates and looks down and then says “at first he started paying me as an employee and then he started paying me off the books.”  She has just incriminated herself and Sterling with the IRS. She has just invited an IRS audit. Where are the taxes going and who is paying the taxes on what she is paid off the books?  She didn’t say “gifts.” She said “off the books. This is a very serious revelation that will no doubt come back to haunt them both.

 

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Then she immediately looks to the other side and says I love him like a “father figure” as she shrugs her shoulders, which is a signal of deception in my view. How could anyone who has any Black in them love anyone as a father figure role  whom they would have to allegedly respect, after he spoke that way about a race she allegedly has in her own blood.

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When Sterling says  in the tape “why you taking pictures with minorities?” it should be enough for her to realize that she is a minoritity and he deep down, hates her because he hates minorities. 

That makes me wonder if indeed she is Black as I cannot imagine anyone who has any Black heritage in them using the term  “love”  in relation to Donald. She also claims that she changed her name to V. Stiviano because  she was “Not yet fully accepted because  of her race”.

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If she was that race conscious then how could she “love” Sterling, who has not fully accepted her because of her race. 

 

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Barbara then repeats “you love him like a father” Instead of saying “yes” and looking directly at Barbara, she looks down and shakes her head No and repeats what she said earlier “just like a father fiigure “. 

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She also shrugs her shoulder and has a smug smile which indicates to me that she has clearly rehearsed the  term” father figure” and is sticking with the script.

 

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No one calls their father or “father figure” baby or honey as she did in the tape. So she knows very well that what she is saying most likely is not true. Hence the smug smile you see above in the interview when she sticks to the script and repeats her rehearsed “father figure”.

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The word “honey” in addressing her “father figure” was used several times throughout the tape as you see above. He also addressed her as “honey” in the tape.

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The reciprocal “honey’s” show to me that  there was no father figuring going on here. 

 

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Barbara asks her about  why she is wearing the visor and Stiviano says it is because  she is in pain. As she says this she looks around as to search for the correct answer as she can’t very well tell the truth as to why she is doing it- for attention. She says how it hurts to have people speculate and say things about you when they don’t know you. If what she was saying was true she would have stayed in doors and not roller skated with her visor in front of the press or worn the visor at night where she told press she wanted to be President of the United States. She then says she wears the visor  (her mask) because it’s easier to “mask” the pain.” This is a manipulative statement in my view.

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Then she finally reveals the truth in my view,  through her body language.  Barbara asks what is the biggest misconception about her. She gives a genuine and broad smile as says “That I’m a mistress”. That says it all in my view that she has revealed that  she is indeed a mistress. A person who had people misconceiving them would show anger and a much different facial demeanor than Stiviano.  She goes on to add “or a whore” as she laughs and adds or ‘a  woman of the night” . She then adds and all “those ‘miscomception’ are on my instagram I think. ” She has clearly not carefully thought through what she was saying as she stammers, mispronounces the words misconception  and uses improper grammer, something she had not done previously. It shows that here is an emotional charge here and she is flummoxed as she reveals the truth by this body language behavior.  

She finally takes a dig at her BFF who was giving interviews about her to TMZ saying that journalists are doing doing their job by interviewing that person when she doesn’t know the facts. 

In summary, V. Stiviano  has shown signals of deception on this tape and has incriminated herself and Donald as she talks about payment off the books, Body language wise she tells us that she is his mistress as well as through all the contradictions she made. It is my view that this is not the end for this manipulative mistress who is paid off the books and who is doing all she can to become allies with Donald so that he sticks to her story that he agreed to have his racist remarks taped.  

 

 

Shaquille O’Neal As TOXIC as Donald Sterling As He Makes Fun of Genetically Disabled Man

April 30, 2014 - 6 Responses

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As someone who spent the early part of her career working the craniofacially deformed  individuals, including patients with Ectodermal Dysplasia, a condition affecting the  skin and teeth and sweat glands with protrusion of the upper part of the skull, and  I am completely sickened by what basketball star Shaquille O’Neal did to a  young man from Detroit, Jahmel Bionion,  who is suffering from this condition.

 

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To me, Shaquille is now as Toxic as Donald Sterling as I am sickened by both of their egregious actions. Please don’t tell me that one is different from the other. It is not.Both O’Neil’s  and Sterling’s words and actions are devastating to others. While Sterling showed  abusive discrimination towards Blacks, Shaquille O’Neal showed the same abusive discrimination towards a genetically challenged person. I can NEVER respect Shaquille again just as I can NEVER respect Donald Sterling.

 

I especially can never look at Shaquille the same way after I saw the video if the young man, Jahmel Binion,  talking about how hurt he was by Shaquille O’Neal ( who was once one of Jahmel’s  hero’s ) I shed tears. below is a link to the video.

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What Shaquille did is awful!! It is NOT funny to make a face and mock someone else, especially if they are disabled.  Shaq of all people should know better as there by the grace ofGod goes he.

If it wasn’t for basketball,  Shaquille too may have found himself victimized and made fun of due to his giant size . While he has served as a volunteer reserve officer with the Los Angeles Sherrif’s department when he was a Laker, as law enforcement was one of Shaquille’s childhood dreams, the reality is that his extreme height and size would have made him ineligible  for any police department or law enforcement organization due to their height  and weight regulations.  Had he not been a celebrity. He could have been easily turned away from many a job opportunity because of his size and height.

 

Even though the internet is filled with people who feel as horribly as  I do about what Shaquille did to this young man , he has yet to offer up an apology, or a face to face meeting with the young man, or to help repair the damage he contributed to  this young man’s self esteem. If he does happen to apologize to the young man, in my view it is too little too late.  He needed to do it immediately, not after there was public disdain.

 

Just as I have boycot tDonald Sterling, I am doing the same to Shaquille O’Neal, whom I once considered one of my favorite basketball players. I can’t  even look at him for the added abuse he did to Jahmel’s already fragile self esteem.  Just as what Donald Sterling said and did is unforgivable, Shaquille O’neal’s Toxic and sickening actions are unforgivable as well.

 

 

 

 

Oprah’s Body Language Shows Anger Towards Toxic Stepmother Years Earlier

April 24, 2014 - 6 Responses

ImageEven if you see a photo of two people  person smiling  and things look like all is well between them, if you see someone’s fist or fists clenched, rest assured that there is trouble in that relationship. If you see a tight clenched jaw with teeth together you can also count on the fact that there is trouble brewing.

This photo was taken of Oprah and her stepmother, Barbara Winfrey the wife of her father Vernon Winfrey at Oprah’s 50th Birthday. Body language wise you can clearly see that Oprah is not keen on Barbara with her clench fists around her neck as though she subconsciously wants to strangle the woman. That fact that both of her hands are balled up into fists shows she really doesn’t like her stepmom at all.

After 14 years, Barbara and Vernon are divorcing and Oprah has told her to vacate the Nashville home she graciously bought for Vernon and Barbara to live. Oprah would have allowed Barbara to continue living there and not be homeless but Barbara refused to sign a confidentiality agreement which Oprah requested from her. So now Barabara is  without her Nashville home and is so furious that she has done an exclusive interview with the  Daily Mail “spilling the beans” on Oprah.

Now we can certainly see why Oprah’s body language was leaking out animosity towards Barbara years earlier. The fact that she is “leaking” anything is egregious Toxic behavior. Oprah doesn’t owe this woman, a virtual stranger,  anything. Oprah was gracious to her father to put a roof  his head. Since Barbara was attached to Vernon , Barbara was permitted to live there as well.But now that Vernon and Barbara have split, Oprah doesn’t need to continue to support this woman in any way.

The “beans” this woman has spilled about Oprah are “non- beans” . She says that Oprah and Steadman and Gayle are always together. So what is wrong with that? They are all three wonderful support systems for one another. Most people would be thrilled to have loyal loving people around them. Gayle and Steadman are her family and family sticks together.

She says she never say Oprah and Stedman kiss and be affectionate. Well why would they show their affection around her?Oprah and Steadman have been together since 1986. The fact that they are still together in one form or another is awesome in itself. So this woman’s gossip about her and Steadman is ridiculous.

She also calls the relationship between Oprah and Gayle “unnatural:. No matter what their relationship is the fact that they are both loyal and supportive to one another and have one another’s backs is very “natural”. In fact it is awesome to have someone in the world who loves and cares about you that much.

She talks  about Oprah firing people. Of course Oprah is going to fire people who are no longer effective in her life or do what she needs them to do. Any business person would do that, So once again, Barbara is spilling a “non- bean”

She ridiculously gossips about Oprah using comfort food as her drug of choice which Oprah has mentioned for years. She also belittles Oprah for loving  and always snacking on potatoes which is ridiculous. It was a toxic dig that Oprah’s weight is caused by her love of all things potato.

Then this Toxic woman tries to make it like Oprah is a racist and is all about skin color. She said that Vernon once told her that if Oprah could change the color of her skin she would have. She also said that she like Steadman because he is a “high yellow” – a light skinned black with soft hair.  Well here is a newsflash for Barbara. If the richest most powerful woman in the world was that much against her skin color, she would have lightened it years ago. As we have all seen, Oprah is very much a supporter of Black people and has done many things to help her race and has even created a school for Black Girls in Africa.

Then she says that even though Oprah took her and her ex husband along on a Mediterranean cruise, she griped that Barbara didn’t speak to her. She also tried to cut Oprah down by saying how they had three different meals on the ship with different sets of dishes t each meal. So what is wrong with that? When someone pays millions of  dollars to rent a cruise ship for an 11 day vacation they can  afford to have different dishes at eAch me and even different bedding each day.

She also griped about being related to the second floor and not being allowed to mix with celebrities at Oprah’s Birthday party. Well it was Obvious that Oprah didn’t feel comfortable with her father or his ex wife. She obviously had little in common with the woman as well as with her own father. But it speaks volumes about Oprah that she was still gracious enough to invite her father and his wife on a luxury ship and to a milestone birthday party.

It is obvious from her  paid interviews with the Daily News that have now gone worldwide presswise that she is a Toxic jealous and bitter woman. But her bitterness has backfired as what she has revealed about Oprah look pretty good. The woman should have taken the house in Nashville and signed the papers of confidentiality as she really has nothing relevant to say about Oprah anyway, as has been revealed. Oprah didn’t beat  or physically hurt anyone,  do drugs, or steal from anyone. She is just living her life as best as she can. She has loving people around her and instinctively knows who the Toxic People are in her life and wants nothing to do with them as was the case with Barbara who cries in her interviews that Oprah never took the time to get to know her.

Well, Oprah didn’t need the time. She saw right through her Toxic now ex stepmother and it all showed up in Oprah’s tight jawed smile and clenched fists.

 

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius Body Language in the Courtroom Casts Doubt

April 22, 2014 - 16 Responses

 

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While his family denies  that disabled champion runner Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons to prepare himself for trial and others swear that he did take lessons, the bottom line is that something is not right in terms of how he presents himself in the courtroom.

As a jury consultant  and someone who has prepared witnesses for trial, I can assure you that acting lessons are the absolute worst thing a person can do to prepare themselves. People need to be genuine and show genuine emotion and speak in a manner. They need to show body language that will not alienate a jury, but rather objectively allow them to hear the message.

In observing Oscar Pistorius’ body language throughout the trial, I noticed many things that are rather odd. His emotions often do not seem to match the situations being discussed or his body language seems to be over the top as far as his emotions are concerned.

He seems to be tuning out which will not endear himself to the judge who, is the only one who will be deciding his fate.

 

The one thing that I noticed is that he is always covering his ears. In  essence he doesn’t want to hear all the gory details about what he did to Reeva. He wants to block it out and that is what he is doing by literally blocking his ears. But that behavior is off putting.  He needs to sit there without his hands over his ears and listen to every word. If he shed emotion, it needs to be genuine . He needs toface the details of what he is accused of doing.

 

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Not only does he cover his ears, but he covers his head with his papers as you see in the photo above. It is akin to someone wanting to  pull the blankets over their head and not leave their bed or the house. This signals extreme shame and guilt  over what he did. He wants it to all go away as he is in essence, hiding.

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As well as not wanting to hear the details at the trial, he also does not want to see them. He does not want to see the results of his actions via the gory photos  as he tightly shuts his eyes and pinches the bridge of his nose in a self comforting gesture.

 

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This photo is of Pistorius’ aunt and uncle crying. With their furrowed brows and squinted eyes, they show genuine tears of  sadness at what happened  in this tragic situation.

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In contrast here are Pistorius tears. He hides his face as he cries which to many observing him may indicate that he is faking his cry. Usually when one is in emotional pain, they don’t care who sees them cry. They just express their sorrow and upset openly. Many may feel this is contrived and he may have something to hide.

 

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He cries too often and his recovery time from his cry is too fast. When people recover too quickly from a cry to a normal non crying facial posture it takes them time to recover. He does it almost immediately which may indicate that he is doing all of this crying for affect.

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The above cry seems too intense . This facial gesture would occur if someone is in severe extreme grief, where they cannot contain themselves or control their emotions.  His hand over his mouth shows that there is something he doesn’t want to reveal. And his tightly squinted eyes are not congruent with the crying emotion he is attempting to display. With a squinty eyed cry the mouth is usually open. That is not the case here.

As a body language I feel that something is off with Pristorius and his emotions. Usually I see an incongruent emotion and body language when the person is medicated or on drugs. But that emotion is usually a more dull or blank  facial appearance.

When someone shows the inconsistency of emotion as Pristorius has been doing throughout the trial, it shows me that either he has forced this on his own in terms of trying to project what he thinks the judge wants to see, or that he has been prepped  or coached in some way.

If he did take acting lessons, he did himself a huge disservice as he looks like a very bad actor trying to force emotion. It takes years to perfect acting skills, not a few weeks or months. So if he did take the lessons, they clearly did not work. On the other hand if he did not take lessons and he is acting like this on his own, he is also doing himself a huge disservice because he is not putting his position across in a genuine manner.

In the US judicial system if he was in front of a jury of his peers my belief is that he would be convicted based on his body language and vocal tone alone. Whether you want to believe it or not the truth is that juries can and have often  judged someone on these things even if all the evidence points in their favor. But Pistorius only has to convince one person whom he refers to as “My lady” throughout the proceedings.

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If My lady” uses her  legal skills along with her genuine common sense and pays attention to the defendant’s body language, facial, language, and vocal tone, she will come up with the right verdict for Oscar Pistorius as his communication skills and body language speak volumes.

 

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