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MIKE RINDER ASSAULTED MY MOTHER, PERMANENTLY DISABLING HER: My mom's arm hours after she was assaulted in 2010; paramedic report after they treated the soft-tissue damage on the scene; MRI done months later revealed her shoulder had been cracked, and along with the nerve damage, was the source of her continuous pain.  


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There is already too much violence and hate in the world. No one wants to see a man who domestically abused his wife get supported—such as any last support my father, Mike Rinder, has.

I, therefore, continue to speak out about his abuse and attack on my mom which left her permanently physically damaged.

As an update: my mom is still in pain every day of her life from that attack. But besides that, she is living her life and doing well. My brother and I, and our families, are also doing very well.

Regarding the podcast that Leah Remini and my father were using to victim shame my mom consistently and continually, it has lost quite a bit of support. And it is no wonder why—they were in violation of iHeart's official rules, which expressly prohibits hate content, including content that could incite violence. And as the podcast was almost entirely hate, not to mention lies, profanity, and truly insensitive behavior...

Fortune 500 companies have said, “No, we're not advertising on their podcast anymore.” Good for them. Because good, decent people see the hate they incite and know it must not be supported.

As I mentioned, this podcast has been used to victim shame, harass and accuse my mom and I of telling “stories,” called the assault on her “bullshit,” labeled photos of my mom’s swollen, battered arm “unreal,” criticized my advocacy work as “insane” and stated my mom and I are “hostages” who have been “mentally kidnapped.” Nice, right?

For anyone that's still supporting this podcast, or Remini or Rinder’s hate-filled shows or social media accounts, in any way, you should follow suit and stop supporting the hate.

We can all agree this world has too much hate already, and it's very clear violence is not acceptable. And violence against women is not acceptable anytime, anyplace.



My advocacy work to raise awareness about domestic violence and help support domestic violence victims continues. The main focus has been speaking out against my father, Mike Rinder, who domestically abused my mother. She is in pain every day of her life because of his attack. I have spoken out about his continuous hateful actions against me and his relentless victim shaming of my mom. And I have stressed repeatedly that a man who abuses women, who treat others with hate and spite, should not be supported.

I wanted to reverse the script this time -- to tell you about the men in my family that are kind, loving, and worth supporting. I spoke about just 4 of them, but there are more. Check out my video. I talk about my late grandfather Ian, my brother Benjamin, my Uncle-Dad Andrew and one of my cousins, Spencer. I am sure each of you has a man, or many men, who should be supported!

We must reflect on our families and lives and pay attention to the people around us that should be supported. These are the people you depend on, the ones who “got your back,” the friends who make you feel good and encourage you to follow your dreams.

Let’s create a better world by supporting good men. Not abusers.

Across the globe women are being celebrated — March 8 being International Woman’s Day!

This is a time to honor the women in our lives and throughout the world. The many achievements of women come to the fore on this day.

The day is also observed with #ENDviolence in support of taking action against domestic violence. On this day organizations large and small come together to show women just how valuable they are in today’s society. That would include the idea that they must not be abused in any way, ever.

The 2022 International Woman’s Day theme is #BreakTheBias. This can mean something to each of us. For me it is an opportunity to continue to raise awareness about the bias I have experienced in my own quest for justice for my mom after her domestic violence attack by my father, Mike Rinder. A physical attack that has left her permanently damaged.

#BreakTheBias -- This means that my father, Mike Rinder needs to own up to his abuse of my mom and stop victim shaming her.

Another way that #BreakTheBias applies is when it comes to others who are inhumane enough to partake in shaming another woman’s pain. That bias, hate and intolerance must stop. Specifically, Leah Remini has the gall to continually attempt to victim shame another woman, my mother. She has wholeheartedly lied about my mom and even ridiculed her for the loss of an infant child.

My father and Leah Remini have taken every opportunity they can on their iHeart podcast to attempt to justify his attack on my mother by making up stories about it – complete fabrications. The two of them cannot and must not continue to be supported in their very bigoted podcast. I am taking some additional actions along this front with iHeart.

Those are examples of how NOT to support and empower women. Let’s use this day to encourage people not to abuse women.

To all women across the world – we celebrate you and your hard work and most of all for being the ones who bear the most beautiful gift of all – new life. Be safe. Be Healthy. Be abuse free!

Lots of love Taryn