It appears that the chickens have come home to roost for the pretty, but mean girl, Lolo Jones. The track and field and bobsledding athlete has been a recent contestant on Dancing With the Stars. Make that, was a contestant.
Jones was the first eliminated on Tuesday after a pitiful cha-cha performance on Monday where she missed several cues. Jones lost to the ever colorful, elder stateswoman of the group, fashion designer Betsey Johnson.
Jones was disappointed with her loss and did what anyone in this day and age would do. She took to Facebook and posted her tale of woe:
My prayer tonight is for God to soften me and my heart. When you go so many times rejected in public you put walls up. When I was dancing last night and messed up I had flashbacks of the three Olympics and that people constantly tease me about. I thought oh no here it comes again. People are going to ridicule me. I’m so tired of feeling embarrassed.
I joined the other competitors upstairs and I couldn’t force a smile on my face. I felt like vomiting and in between the other dances I went in a back room and fought back tears. I felt so broken. So unlovable. Embarssed.(sic)
My brief time on
But that is my way of thinking. Not Gods. Instead I need to trust God that he would heal my heart. That I would not work so hard for the world to validate and redeem me but know that God already conquered that for me on the cross.
My time was brief but the lesson is lasting. Thank you everyone who wrote me kind messages. You were helping me not fall into darkness.
Love ya guys (see I’m getting softer )
My prayer for tonight
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Jones has a reputation for being rude on Twitter to strangers and celebrities alike. Who knows how many feelings she has hurt with her words or how many people she has embarrassed? It’s interesting that after another public failure, she is now asking for folks to be gracious with her.
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