The spouse of former Brisbane Roar striker Charlie Austin has divided the web after praising her teenage daughter for punching her bully within the face.
Bianca Austin has been married to the previous Premier League star since 2015, and has one daughter with the striker.
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Ms Austin tweeted final week: “After weeks of being bullied by the identical lady, quite a few cellphone calls to the college and nothing altering, immediately when being known as names my daughter lastly punched the bully within the face.
“Proud mum,” she wrote.
The tweet blew up, garnering 17,000 likes.
Requested whether or not her daughter feels higher now “she’s stood up for herself”, Austin replies “No, however she’s hoping the lady will go away her alone now.”
As for the bully, Austin doesn’t appear happy with the end result that the college responded with.
“(My daughter) is in an in-school exclusion in the mean time while the opposite youngster is at school,” she wrote.
“I requested what sanction she can be receiving and was informed she was solely verbally abusive however different college students’ sanctions are usually not allowed to be mentioned with me.
In a follow-up tweet, Austin wrote “No surprise bullying is rarely stopped in colleges.”
One social media consumer responded “your daughter shouldn’t be hitting anybody – ever.
“I get that bullying is terrible and dangerous however after I stated that your daughter’s actions would make issues worse, now you can see the place I used to be going.
“Bullying somebody “again” by hitting can also be bullying.”
Austin responded unequivocally, asking what different decision methodology can be advised.
“I’d have an interest to listen to the way you’d recommend a decision to the bullying,” she stated.
“Faculty couldn’t cease it, it was wrecking her psychological well being and affecting her GSCE research, what’s the proper plan of action right here?!”
“Additionally, she didn’t ‘bully’ again. Bullying is repeated behaviour, supposed to harm somebody emotionally and bodily.
“She has no intent of malice, all she desires is to be left alone to quietly take pleasure in college!”
The Australian Authorities’s “Bullying. No Method!” initiative says “colleges could be far more efficient when dad and mom report bullying and assist their efforts to take care of it.”
Charlie Austin just lately departed Brisbane Roar having scored 4 targets in 11 appearances, returning to his first league membership, Swindon City, within the English fourth division on a contract that runs by way of to the tip of the 2022-23 season.
Austin has scored 8 targets for Swindon City since returning.
Swindon City sit eleventh on the League Two desk, eight factors shy of promotion play-off rivalry.