Three days ago, news surfaced that America’s Next Top Model winner Eva Marcille’s ex and the father of her child, Kevin McCall, was arrested on charges of domestic violence. According to the report, the charges stem from an incident that occurred back in January of this year. Recently, Eva has shared her experiences with McCall, a person she called her child’s “donor,” by saying that she lives in fear of him, living in multiple homes to make sure he doesn’t know exactly where she is.
However, McCall took to Twitter to deny those allegations while asking for Eva to show proof of the alleged abuse.”Show me the Eva Marcille documents Im(I’ll WAIT) its public knowledge right? Let’s start posting my records with these violent claims if you can do that Then You can mute me like R. Kelly But I’m starting to feel We both victims of a modern witchHunt (and N***az is the witches). It’s sad when she gotta keep using my name for her storyline, if I was the husband I would be like ‘Real hoe of Atlanta’ is you out your mind, or is you still obsessed with your child’s Father? Why is he in our story line so much ain’t I enuff headline for our relationship?”
Following her ex’s arrest, Eva shared more of her story, specifically naming McCall, on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show. “Domestic violence is very, very real. I went through domestic violence. I finally found the courage to talk about it a couple of years ago, about what I went through with Kevin. He was definitely extremely violent. Physically abusive and I wasn’t the only person who has dealt with it. More recently, there was a young lady he dealt with, knocked all her fronts out. His child’s mother before me has dealt with domestic violence, his sister, his mother. And now obviously, the list goes on.”
“And there’s this new young lady that unfortunately was dating him,” Eva continued. “And his inability to have what people call self-control of his frustration and his anger and he takes it out. And he’s not a small guy. He played D1 football. He’s a nice size guy and obviously beat this girl up.” When Gary With The Tea made a joke about the unnamed woman, Eva made it clear that it wasn’t her but surely didn’t appreciate jokes being made about domestic violence.
“It’s not funny,” she said. “Are you serious right now? But I do feel for the girl. I was just talking to Rickey about this and I was saying, you have men sitting in jail for a nickel bag of weed. However, this man has hit and beat multiple, multiple women and still finds himself out free in the street.”
I cant even believe I’m talking about it. Because it took me a lot of time to even get up the courage to talk about it, cuz it’s embarrassing. Coming from where I come from and being as astute and courageous as I am, you always feel like it could never be me.
I dated Kevin and I got pregnant. We weren’t really in love, to be completely honest. And it wasn’t a relationship that lasted long enough for me to really even know him. And so it didn’t start for me until I was pregnant with Marley when the abuse started. I was pregnant with my child. And then, about a month after having Marley, it didn’t stop. It got worse. And it got worse with her. The final straw was when Marley was actually in my arms once. And I was like, ‘I can’t do this anymore.’
So I feel sorry for that girl. I feel bad for that girl. I feel bad for women that have to deal with it. It’s actually not a laughable matter. It’s something that makes you feel so little so you really don’t want to talk about it. But it really sucks and I hope that they keep his ass in jail as long as they can, period.
It’s one of those things that you don’t want to talk about but it’s something that you have to talk about though. Because a lot of women that you sit next to, everyday at work, at church and family members. I have three brothers. I got a brother in the Marines and there is no way that they would have believed that I was even dealing with this.
And so if there are any women and men out there—because women are as crazy as men and there are women who are violent against men also—but if there’s anyone dealing with domestic violence, the Domestic Violence hotline is 1800-799-7233.
What I do know is that there is a sun on the other side of that dark day.”