A Florida Man Beat His Daughter For 40 Minutes While Listening To Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”

This is just awful.

1. Steven Grady Fillingim was arrested for child abuse after investigators arrived at his home on Sunday night, responding to a child abuse complaint.

2. According to a police report posted by The Smoking Gun, Fillingim beat the unnamed victim for being “lazy” and cutting school last week.

3. Police also obtained a cell phone video taken by Fillingim. It shows a young woman, matching the description of the unnamed victim, being whipped with a switch to the beat of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.”

4. The Department of Children and Families also opened an investigation and Fillingim has a hearing was scheduled for Oct. 4.

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