Sherri Shepherd Responds to Twitter Threats, Presses Charges


/ June 8, 2012

After receiving rape threats via Twitter, The View co-host Sherri Shepherd is now pressing charges.

When Twitter user @DaCloneKiller tweeted the actress “Somebody should drag u in a back alley and rape you,” she did not take his threat lightly. “THIS IS A THREAT & I’M PISSED,” she tweeted. “You think I should be raped in a back alley? Let’s see if the police agree w you & I took a pic of your tweet. I am going 2 file a police report 4U threatening me.And so help me God, when I find out where U live, charges will follow.”

She then followed through with her word by going to the authorities. “Just returned from filing a police report for this online harassment nonsense,” she wrote. “I will be pursuing this legally.”

She added “This type of bullying is one of the reasons children are killing themselves b/c there’s no consequences for the bully(s).”