Celebrity Spanking, Corporal
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Burton - During a discussion on, The One Show, BBC
TV UK, August 24 2010, on the subject of the British actress`
role as headmistress in BBC TV school series, Waterloo Road, she
was asked how she got along with her own headteacher at school,
and said she had been taught by her dad, which was good, but
remembered getting caned for always being naughty, such as
catapulting people in the playground.
Faltskog - In an interview in the Swedish magazine,
Vecko-Revyn (2nd April 1985), The Swedish singer from the popular
1970`s & 80`s pop group, Abba, was asked a question on the
issue of spanking, and in the build up to the question the
interviewer, obviously aware of the fact, reffered to her being
spanked with a carpet beater by her father when growing up.
Ann Todd - In the British
actress` biography, The Eighth Veil, She mentioned that she was
often punished as a child and recalled a time when she shouted at
her mother and was reported to her father who took her into his
study, put her across his knee, and spanked her backside.
May Wong - The Chinese/American actress was caned at
her Chinese school in America. Her strict teacher would apply a
bamboo cane to the hand or backside of any pupil who misbehaved.
Anna May was also "Whipped" by her father when she
Aubrey - The British actress was given a bare bottom
spanking with a leather strap leaving cuts and bruises on her
buttocks by her actor husband Derren Nesbitt when she confessed
to him she was having an affair.
Nicole Smith - In FHM Magazine, USA Edition, July
2004, the American model/actress recalled a time growing up in
Texas she got her "Ass whipped" by her grandmother for
climbing up the clothesline pole.
Anthea Turner - In an
article on the subject of smacking - Daily Mirror, June 23 2004,
pages 16/17 - the British TV presenter, under the headline
"A Wallop Did Me No Harm" said: "I remember
feeling the flat of my mum`s hand on my bum many times and I`m
not traumatised. In fact, I`ve turned out fine."
Douglas - In her biography, Swings and Roundabouts,
page 17, the English actress mentions receiving corporal
punishment at St. Martha`s convent boarding school, Sussex,
England. She said she was: "Spanked quite a few times"
with the back of a hairbrush.
Anchal Kumar - The Indian
model was spanked by her parents for misbehaviour growing up.
The Telegraph, Calcutta, India
Saturday, February 11, 2006
I used to be a very naughty child.
My homework was inevitably neglected. At the last moment I would
realise that it was not done, so I would look to Pooja (sister)
for help. She has bailed me out of such predicaments many a time.
Being the youngest one, I was very pampered. Yet I was ready to
break the rules. Often, I was at the receiving end of spankings
from my parents. Pooja often made sure that she took half the
blame and saved my skin. Then there were parties and outings
which I didnt want to miss. But my parents wouldnt
allow me if exams were drawing near. It was Pooja then whod
do the talking and convince them otherwise.
- In her autobiography, Moving Pictures (page 40), the American
actress explains that she and her brother were spanked by their
father, and that: "I received my share of those
spankings," and felt: "Literally sick to the stomach
with fear," when she was going to be spanked.
- In a Q&A interview on the EvBoard website, the American
singer with the group, Evanescence, recalled a time growing up
when she was spanked for drawing pictures with a crayon on her
bedroom wall. She said: "I was dancing around my room to the
ghostbusters song and I decided my room wasn't scary enough so I
drew ghosts in crayon on my wall. I knew before the end of the
song that the ghosts weren`t worth the punishment and I was about
to get spanked...yeah. I was right."
- In an article in the Daily Telegraph (14th February 2004) the
British athlete, raised in Ghana, said she was caned at school in
Africa, and said she was also severely punished by her father
with the slipper or a ruler when she misbehaved growing up.
article) "I remember the school. Oh, what a strict school. I
got a caning once. My dad went in and had a go at the
teacher. He said: 'If anyone's going to punish her, I will,
because I know how hard to hit her.' " Gales of laughter.
"Dad was very strict. A liberal person but really, really
strict at home. I used to get punished severely. In Africa you
don't talk back. You show your elders respect. It's tradition.
It's not like here where you get a slap. Over there, out came the
ruler or the slipper."
- An article on the Vidas Lusofanas website
(www.vidaslusofonas.pt) explains an occasion when the Portuguese
actress was spanked by her grandmother.
(Paragraph from article) At school,
she is required to wear a white smock over her dress. One day
Amália is on her way to school, walking through the woods. The
sound of bird songs fill the air. She sees a little girl dressed
in rags, obviously much poorer than she. Amália takes off the
dress shes wearing under the smock and gives it to the
girl. When she returns home, her grandmother asks her to take off
the smock so she can wash it. Amália is embarassed and, feigning
surprise, simply says: Gosh! Ive lost my dress!
Her grandmothers reaction is to give her a spanking as she
bellows: Arent you the rich young lady, giving away
Adaora Ukoh - In an article
on the National Life, Nigeria, website, April 4, 2010, the
Nigerian (Nollywood) actress recalled being regularly caned by
her parents for her pursuit of an acting career. They wanted her
to study to be a doctor or a lawyer.
Alfre Woodard - On the USA
TODAY website, Oct 29, 2005, talking about her role as Betty
Applewhite in the TV series Desperate Housewives, the following
The role of sadist is one Woodard
assumes with glee. She covers her mouth to stifle the laughs as
she confesses to a reign of terror that began as the youngest of
her family's three children in Tulsa. As a 5-year-old, she once
smoked a cigarette her brother found in the dirt. During a game
of Cowboys and Indians, she tied up her sister and threw
lit matches near her feet. Twice, she feigned death after
rough-housing with her siblings. "We got spanked every
day," she recalls. "Our parents spanked us. The
neighbors spanked us. If they were spanking one of us, they'd
tell the other, 'C'mon, let me get you now because I know I'm
going to have to spank you before the day is over.'"
Massey - In an article serialising her book, Telling
Some Tales, The Daily Mail, April 15 2006, the British actress
spoke very fondly of her Nanny, Gertrude Burbridge, and the love,
care and discipline she`d given her growing up. She recalls
having a "terrible temper" as a youngster and how her
Nanny regularly spanked her with a hairbrush.
The Daily Mail, April 15 2006
With my parents wrapped up in their
own worlds, I turned elsewhere for the care and love and warmth
that I yearned for. The woman who provided them was my nanny,
For more than 30 years, continuing
into my adult life, Nanny was the mainstay of my existence. She
joined our family when my brother Daniel was three weeks old, and
stayed with us for the rest of her days. Her constancy and
devotion held me together until her death.
Nanny was everything to me - my
world at our home in Mayfair centred entirely on the day and
night nurseries, where she ruled her tiny kingdom.
She did absolutely everything for
my brother and me, washing and ironing our clothes with
unimaginable delicacy, serving meticulously prepared meals of
fish poached in milk, and decorating my hair with exquisite
She had an ample bosom into which
we could snuggle on the nights when we had earache (a malady from
which I suffered frequently as a child) and she was
overwhelmingly reassuring. You knew she would always be there.
She was also a strict
disciplinarian, and our manners had to be perfect. I had the most
terrible temper as a child - once, in a shoe shop in Sloane
Square, I kicked a shoe right up to the top of a cupboard - and
was regularly given a spanking with a hairbrush.
Beverly Knight - In an
article in The Sunday Times Magazine, May 7 2006, the British
singer recalled her strict upbringing and specifically a time
when she was "Smacked" by her father for missing an
The Sunday Times Magazine, May 7 2006
I was raised in a strict way but I
wanted to push the parameters. Mum would say be home by 8.15, but
I remember one time I was late, and she was waiting to go to
work. She met me in the street and sent me home, with the fear of
Dad. Yes, I got smacked. I never did that again. But what
superseded any rebelliousness was respect. If I brought the cops
to the door unthinkable! Not just the shame on my family,
but on the entire black population of Wolverhampton, and beyond.
Bardot - The French actress admitted in a biography
that as a youngster she was often caned, and also refers to once
receiving fifty whacks for breaking a vase of her mother`s. The
same story was also told by a French journalist on a TV
documentary called The Real Brigitte Bardot.
Also, on Page 20 of
the book Brigitte Bardot: a biography, by Barnett Singer, it
mentions a time as a teenager when her father lifted her dress
and "vigorously" spanked her bottom for arriving home
10 minutes late from a date, in front of her male company for the
evening. She was dressed in stockings and garter.
- In her biography, True Britt, the Swedish actress mentions how
she was often spanked by her father because of her rebellious
nature, and also that she was, in her words, "Thrashed"
by her father for staying out until the early hours with some
- In an article in Essence Magazine, May 1997, the American
singer`s mother, Sonja, said she spanked the young Brandy when
Essence Magazine, May 1997
Bringing up Brandy: This
18-year-old superstar is a diva without attitude, thanks to
parents Sonja and Willie Norwood
Article by Tara Roberts
What has made the difference for
both Brandy and 16-year-old Ray J. (a rising star in his own
right) is the consistent doses of old-fashioned love, discipline
and determination administered daily by their parents. They are
clearly determined to raise healthy, normal kids in a town known
for eating its young alive.
"You have to decide what kind
of kids you want," explains Sonja. "We didn't believe
in sparing the rod. If they did something wrong, they got
spanked. My kids have always been very respectable, polite and
Cartland - The writer received one spanking from her
father while growing up. In an unauthorised biography the
following text was featured. - Only once was Bertie driven to
spanking both Barbara and Ronald. It was Ronald`s birthday and
Barbara had been forbidden to go to his room and talk to him
before they was called. She not only disobeyed but together they
tried to light the gas and in doing so Ronald fell into the round
tin bath which had not yet been emptied. After the beating Polly
was so furious that she threw Ronald`s birthday present, a copy
of the bible, on his bed saying: "Here is your
present." and slammed the door. Barbara was packed off to
bed: "Until you learn how to behave."
Sisters - The American celebrity sisters, Debby, Cherry, Lindy, and Laura, were strictly raised by their
father, singer/entertainer Pat Boone, who would spank their bare
bottoms with a belt, slipper and other implements when they
misbehaved growing up.
Sisters - During an interview with Dr.Phil, August
2004, American President George Bush and wife Laura were asked
how they discipline their twin daughters Jenna and Barbara. Dr.Phil asked, were you
spankers? to which Laura replied "Not often". In other
words yes, but not frequently.
Sisters - Pattie & Jenny,
famous British models from the 1960s, were both caned by their
stepfather, and Pattie also received corporal punishment at
school. In her book "Wonderful Tonight", chapter:
"A New Father", Pattie talks about their stepfather and
how they were "occasionally beaten" with a stick, and
were told to bend over for their punishments, pleading and
apologising knowing just how much it stung.
Pattie recalls a time when
Jenny committed a misdemeanour and was told she`d be whacked in
three hours time. When the time came Jenny was told to get a
stick but was told the stick wasn`t thin enough and had to fetch
another. On her return she pleaded not to be whacked and offered
to give her father all her pocket money for life. Her please fell
on deaf ears however and she was bent over and caned.
Earlier in the book Pattie
recalls the punishment at her convent school was being whacked on
the calfs and how she "Always had sore legs".
Underwood - In a Q&A on the
Washisngton Post website, the winner of American Idol Season 4,
2005, mentioned being "spanked a lot" growing up.
The Washington Post, Q&A,
January 20, 2006
They say the youngest child gets away with the most and are
hardly ever spanked or disciplined. I believe you're a youngest
child, correct? Did you get away with a lot?
I think I got away with a lot but I was spanked a lot too.
Parker-Bowles - In the book, Camilla: The King`s
Mistress, it was mentioned that the female companion of Prince
Charles was caned at the extremely strict Dumbrells School in
- In a weekly newspaper feature called, 11 plus, where a
different celebrity each week was asked the same 11 questions
about their schooldays, the British TV presenter admitted that
she got the cane at school. When asked the 11th and last
question, were you ever punished at school? she said: "Only
when I was a small child. I got the cane for playing slaphand,
which when I look back now I think was a bit harsh."
On Have I Got News For
You, BBC TV, May 15th, 2004, a section from an interview Carol
gave to her home town newspaper was featured, in which she said:
"I was once given six of the best with a cane on my
backside." (Enter for Pictures) (SF&R Comment)
It`s not clear if this reference is from home or school (probably
school), or whether it`s related to the above reference or
different, but we`ll try to find out.
Black - The British singer/television celebrity
confessed in a weekly newspaper feature called schooldays:
"I was a natural show off and must confess to experiencing
six of the cane twice at school."
- The singer recalls in her biography getting the cane at home
and from the headmaster at school. She mentions regularly playing
truant from school and going to the park, but was found out when
the schoolboard man visited her house. Her mother kept a cane
hanging over the mantlepiece but it was there mainly as a
deterrent, but this time she felt the full brunt of it as well as
the headmaster`s who caned her on the hand. She also mentions
regularly being invited into the headmaster`s study for canings
on the hand for lateness and not being silent when silence was
Cookson - In her autobiographical memoir, Our Kate,
the famous writer talks about her catholic schooldays and her
fear of a particular schoolmistress called Miss Corfield. She
mentions how Miss Corfield would inflict physical and mental
pain, the physical with the assistance of the cane and the mental
with sarcasm. She later goes on to explain that the mistress had
a 4ft long cane with a frayed tip, caused by use, and she would
be told to hold out her hand for usually 3 strokes and sometimes
Theron - On a Q&A on the
E-Online celebrity website, the South African actress mentions
being spanked by her mother when she misbehaved. She said:
"I have a mother who, pardon the expression, kicks my ass if
I get out of line. On the other hand, she has always made me feel
the sky is the limit. No matter how miserably I failed, she was
always there for me. I might fail in a movie, but when it comes
to being a real person, I get my sense of respect and dignity
from my mother. When I was growing up she never hesitated to
spank me if I deserved it, and I feel completely blessed to have
been brought up that way. She's my support system and my voice of
In the October 2005 issue of Premier
magazine The South African actress once again referred to the
strict upbringing she received from mother Gerda, and defended
the sound spankings she received for misbehaviour.
The Oscar winner recalled being
"Whipped" with whatever was around, most notably
wire-hangers`, which left "War wounds" (welts) which
she would "show off" to her friends at school.
Premiere magazine (USA) October 2005
Women in Hollywood: Charlize Theron
interview page 81 Paragraphs 4, 5 & 6
"There was a certain amount of
discipline that came with the way I was raised. You didn`t break
things that were not yours; you didn`t wreck a room. My mom and I watch this Nanny 911 show together
and I said to her "I'm so calling the authorities on you for
how you raised me." Then I think about it and I've got to
say there was a boundary that always made me feel safe. I really
always knew that from a very very early age - that's wrong and
don't you ever do that again. And God I was spanked. I was more
than spanked - I was whipped. Definitely (with) whatever was
around" "I went to school one time with Donald Duck and
Mickey Mouse engraved welts on my thighs from a hanger that my
mom grabbed that had all these little Disney cartoon characters
cut out in it. It boiled down to respect - my mom was taking care
of everything and running a business at the same time and there
were never any nannies or anything like that. She was doing
laundry and cooking three meals a day and - I remember it so
vividly, I came home from school and she said, "Change your
uniform before you have lunch." and I was like "Oh I'll
just take a quick bite of this tomato soup" And I drizzled
it all over. She was busy ironing and she had all the hangers
stacked up. It was so quick - a couple of swipes on the thighs. I
remember going to school showing off my war wounds to my
friends." "I think that that's different than beating a
child, which shouldn't happen or spanking a child unnecessarily.
But let me tell you at that age I knew I was wrong - because I
was for sure not washing my own clothes; my mom was doing that.
Then look at the relationship I have with her today. That's a
testament for my whole argument right there."
Charlotte Ayanna -
In her biography, Lost in the System, on pages 46 & 47, the
former Miss Teen USA and American actress, mentions being spanked
"really hard" with a paddle on her bare bottom when she
misbehaved growing up in foster care.
- In her book called, The First Time, the American singer/actress
mentioned that: "My mother was a spanker." And she
recalled an incident when she was told she couldn`t walk her
friend home, and decided to walk her to the end of the road
instead. Meanwhile her mother had been standing at the door
calling her, and when she returned was given "The mother of
Ungureanu - In her biography, Begining and end, the
Romanian international gymnast said of national head coach
Octavian Belu: "I received many spankings from Mr. Belu, but
I believe competitive sports require a Spartan education. Belu is
one of the best gymnastics coaches in the world and his spankings
helped me a lot. It was like an impulse to snap out of my tired
and exhausted state."
Cybill Shepherd - In her
biography, Cybill Disobedience, the American actress recalls
having to bend over to receive spankings with a belt from her
father while growing up.
Chyna - On The Bryon Show in 1999, the
American wrestler - asked whether there was a link between
wrestling on TV and violence in society, she rejected it, and
added: "We don't claim to be role-models, our major age
group is from 18 to 34 years old, and I'll tell you what, when I
was young I knew darn well that if I heard "ass" on
television that I was not supposed to say that, and if I did I
would get spanked on my bottom or I would get grounded. Now we
live in a day where if you spank your kid on the butt you're
going to get sued."
Crawford - On the American actress`s Video Diary,
ABC Good Morning America, 5th June 1999, a then pregnant Cindy,
talking about various aspects of parenthood, including
discipline, was asked about discipline at home during her own
upbringing, and said: "My mother always said she would wait
until she calmed down to punish us because she always said don't
make the punishment hard on yourself, too. Don't ground your kid
for a month because that means you have to stay home for a month
with them. And, you know, as they're littler, it might translate
differently. But she would just take that time to count to 10
before the punishment so that it was appropriate and that it was,
"The thing about spanking for us, again, she didn't do it in
the moment. She would say go to your room, you're going to get a
spanking. And that 15 minutes of waiting for the spanking, that's
when you really thought -- it was totally humiliating. It wasn't
so much -- she didn't beat us. But it was like that humiliation
and the waiting for the punishment. And I think that was the time
that you kind of actually really thought about what you did
Booth - In an article in The Daily Mail, January 31
2004, the American actress said of her upbringing in New York,
USA, with her mother and father: `You could easily get smacked or
Sisters - In their book, Transparent by Mary Mary,
the American singers, Erica & Tina, said the following: Page
We were never spanked
so hard that we couldn't walk - none of that drama....
I mean I was just straight scared of his (father) wrath and his belt.
- The Australian Olympic Gold Medal winning swimmer from Rome
1960 received her first ever spanking with the strap, aged 23,
after returning from the Olympics, because her father thought she
had become big headed.
interview on Enough Rope, with Andrew Denton, August 2004, she explained that after living and
training in America, living in luxery and developing an American
accent, she became critical of the family home after returning
from the Olympics, which still had an outside loo. After getting
up one rainy night to go outside she made her feelings clear,
much to the annoyance of her father who waited with the strap
when Dawn came back into the house. "You think you're too
bloody good for this family, and you are now ready to get the
first belting you've ever had in your bloody life (her brothers
took her spankings for her growing up). Drop your daks and get up
to your bedroom and lay there, he said. Dawn added: "I
thought, "OK, I can't get out of this one." So I got
six straps on the backside."
Boone - In her biography, Debby Boone So Far, the
American singer explains how she and her sisters were spanked on
their bare bottoms with a slipper, belt or "Anything that
stung" by their father - singer Pat Boone. She also mentions
how the sisters would "Compare war wounds" on their
backsides in a mirror after they`d been whacked.
- The American country singer/actress tells in her biography that
she was regularly spanked on her behind with a switch and a belt
while growing up at home. She also refers to the threat of
getting the paddle, in her own words: "Getting a board
across our butts." (Enter for Text From Biography)
In a book
called, Glamour Blondes, by David Evans, there was a mention
about life on the Partons family farm. It was stated that
discipline was rough and readily administered.
interviewed on, The South Bank Show, Dolly told interviewer,
Melvyn Bragg, "My parents were never abusive, in fact we
didn`t get our ass busted nearly as much as we should have. My
father, when he did whip us he whipped us a little too hard but
it wasn`t like dangerous kind of abuse, but mother, she would
just swat and smack and get out of here.
Dandridge - In a biographical book about the
American actress, her sister recalls their childhood and how
their aunt, who they were told to refer to as `Ma-Ma,` was in
charge of the discipline and dished out regular spankings. She
recalls that, Dottie, was the one who received the most spankings
from `Ma-Ma,` which were administered to the buttocks with a
hairbrush, sometimes with the flat side and sometimes the
bristled side. She also mentions that they were sent to a public
school where they were quickly told that if they were late they
would be spanked.
- In a book called, Carey Grant - A Class Apart, there was a
mention about the divorce hearing between Grant and American
actress Dyan Cannon. It stated that during the hearing, Dyan said
that grant had screaming and shouting episodes, and had spanked
her. Also in two other books about Carey Grant it tells that
during their divorce proceedings Cannon explained that grant had
spanked her in front of their servants.
Welch - During a discussion on
smacking on British daytime TV show, Loose Women (September,
2006), the British actress said that she had occasionally smacked
her own children and she herself had been smacked growing up. She
said: "A smack on the bottom does them no harm, it did me no
Hurley - In an article in The Mirror, 5th August
1999, the English actress mentioned getting the slipper at
In a Q&A,
Liz, who attended Harriet Costello School, Hampshire, England,
late 1970s - early 80s, was asked, which teacher do you recall
best. Why? and she replied: "My maths teacher smacked me
with a plimsoll."
- In a Q&A in the TV Radio Mirror, March 1968, the American
actress was asked the following (TVRM) By what principals were
you raised? What kind of childhood did you have? (EM) I had a
very happy and healthy childhood and was spanked quite soundly
whenever I deserved it, which was frequently.
- During an interview on The Howard Stern Radio Show, the
Australian celebrity model said she had her bottom spanked with a
hairbrush by her mother for misbehaviour growing up.
- In her biography the American actress recalled being spanked
numerous times at home while growing up. A switch or an ironing
cord was administered to her backside.
Skornik - The young lady who is well known in the UK
for her appearances in a series of TV commercials advertising
Renault Clio motor-cars admitted in a magazine interview that at
school she was once taken over her teacher`s knee, had her
knickers pulled down, and given a bare bottom spanking in front
of the entire class.
- The British TV presenter admitted on a chat show and it was
also reported in the press that in her schooldays she was often
told to bend over and spanked on her backside with the slipper by
The British TV presenter frequently
received corporal punishment for misbehaviour at school, applied
to her bottom, bent over, with the slipper and the cane. She told
Jonathan Ross in an interview in 1997 that she was regularly
slippered at school, and in an interview with Education Minister,
Alan Johnson, April 2, 2007, she said that she was also regularly
During the interview Mr
Johnson said: "I remember receiving some horrible
punishments at school." A giggling Fiona replied: "So
do I, I was regularly bent over and caned."
- The American actress received bare bottom spankings with a belt
from her strict father James Fawcett when she misbehaved growing
up in Texas, USA.
In TV Guide,
December 1983 - January 1984 issue, the former Charlie`s Angels
star touched on her strict upbringing, and said of her father:
`He was a strict disciplinarian. He spanked me many times when I
was bad. He would take me into my room, out me across the bed,
pull down my pants and hit me with a belt. But then he made a
real point of coming in and saying I love you.`
Faith Evans -
In the Mail on Sunday Night & Day magazine, April 17 2005,
the American singer, born in Florida and raised by her
grandparents Bob & May in Newark, New Jersey, said she was
raised in a household of 13 kids, with a lot of strict
discipline. She said you were smacked for talking back, and her
grandfather would administer an alligator belt to her backside
Mail on Sunday Night & Day
magazine, April 17 2005
Faith was born to single mother
Helene Evans in Florida, but raised by her grandparent Bob &
May in Newark, New Jersey. Her mother attempted a singing career,
but never really made it. She dipped in and out of her daughter`s
life. Faith never knew her father.
She remembers a loving, strict
though somewhat dysfunctional childhood. Her grandparents, both
devout Baptists, were also foster parents, and at any one time
there were 14 people living under a roof more suited to four.
`There were only three bedrooms so
my grandfather divided the basement into three seperate little
bedrooms and made the back porch into a bedroom,` she says. `They
were very strict. We had to go to prayer service and bible study
and Sunday school as well as church services. We had to eat
together every day and pray in our kitchen on a Sunday morning
`There were some church doctrines
that I disagreed with. For example, girls weren`t allowed to wear
trousers. But I never saw how that could make you have a bad
heart. Also, if the radio was on, my grandparents would say it
was "devil music". We`d get smacked for talking back.
My grandfather would be the one to take off that alligator belt
and beat your behind. Yeah, there was a lot of discipline and
lots of things I wouldn`t do to my own children.
`I use discipline sparingly. I
don`t beat my children. They`ve had a couple of spankings, but I
don`t tell them to pick a branch off a tree to spank them with.
`So they were strict, but with 13
foster kids there was no way of controlling everything that went
on in the house.`
- In her biography, Felicity Kendall - White Cargo, the British
actress recalls receiving corporal punishment at her convent
school in india. She explains how she was made a class prefect
and that her position of authority went straight to her head. She
would hold meetings and recruit members that during break times
would tease and bully some of the children from poorer families
that were in different classes and wore different uniform. She
goes on to explain that this regretable behaviour was eventually
noticed by the staff and she not only suffered the embarrassment
of losing her prefects badge, but had to receive several hard
strokes to the palm of her hand with a wooden ruler from her
teacher in front of her entire class. She said that her teacher
was quite rightly livid about it and struck so hard that the
ruler broke on the third stroke. She said that the pain was
terrible but not nearly as terrible as the humiliation, and
mentioned that her appetite for bullying was extinguished after
that. Felicity also recalls a couple of punishments she recieved
on the domestic scene. She described how her nanny would wash her
wig and leave it out to dry in the sun, and she took the wig and
ran off with it and her nanny chased her and smacked her bottom
for it. She also mentions that the only time her mother lost her
temper with her she took a mason pearson hairbrush to her bare
bottom, and added that whatever it was she did she didn`t do it
Gabby Logan - In an
article in The Sunday Telegraph (UK) in 1999 The British TV
presenter mentioned being "smacked" by her father,
former Welsh international soccer player & coach Terry
Yorath, for misbehaviour growing up, and how being the eldest she
was often made an example of as far as punishment was concerned.
- In her biography, Geri Halliwell - If Only, the British singer
mentioned being spanked by her parents while growing up. She
recalled how her father would administer the belt, and her mother
would use a wooden spoon or a flip-flop.
- In the American rock singer`s biography, Somebody To Love, she
recalled that if she didn`t get straight A`s on her school report
card, her mother would "Beat on my butt about 20 times with
the wooden side of a hairbrush." She also added that because
they wore so many peticoats in those days it didn`t hurt quite as
much as her mother thought.
- In a magazine article, the American singer/actress` brother,
Bishop Noel Jones, told how they received regular spankings from
their grandparents when growing up with them in Jamaica. He
Commented: "Spankings were an almost everyday occurrence,
our grandfather used a cane, you`d touch your toes, and then
- In an article in the Mail On Sunday magazine, 27th October
2002, the Italian actress mentioned being spanked by her father
when she misbehaved, and explained how she`d have to lie face
down on the sofa for "A good beating" with a carpet
- During a news item on the issue of corporal punishment in
American schools, the Fox News presenter, and former Miss
America, was shown a demonstration of a school paddling by a
Principal who uses it and one of his pupils. After a fairly light
couple of swats, Gretchen commented: "I think it's probably
a little harder when you do it for real, right? Any spanking I
got growing up was a little bit tougher than that."
Heather Whitestone -
In the book, Yes, You Can Heather, written by the former Miss
America`s mother Daphne, it explains how Heather was paddled at
school and smacked by her mother for misbehaving.
Blackman - In an article about the British actress,
The Daily Mail, July 26 2004, it mentioned her strict upbringing
by her father, a former military man, who raised her like a boy,
teaching her how to box and administering the belt when she
- In the book, Bill & Hillary, it was mentioned that
Hillary`s strict father, Hugh Rodham, would frequently administer
Corporal Punishment to his daughter. The book also states that
Hillary could expect a spanking from her father when he arrived
home from work if she`d misbehaved at school, he would say:
"if you get in trouble at school, you get in trouble at
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