B.D. Hyman Message Board
Garth posts on 6/29/2015 8:21:42 PM
B.D. Hyman is an insufferable arrogant twit. I have experienced actual abuse in my youth and this account is anything but abuse. This woman was born into not only priviledge but had an adoring mother. Her laughable complaints about Bette are nothing short of LAME! B.D Hyman should be beaten.
Craig posts on 12/31/2013 5:21:37 AM
B.D. Hyman teaches "Replacement Theology" which is a false doctrine. It's the belief that the Christian church has replaced Israel. In other words, that the Jews are no longer God's chosen people.
FelineLover posts on 10/12/2013 1:33:17 PM
No decent person would inflict such deliberate suffering on their elderly, sick, and dying mother. The money BD was paid is long gone, and for what? What remains? While Bette Davis will be eternally admired and loved for giving pleasure and inspiring millions of people, B.D. Hyman will be forever known as a shameless fraud, liar, thief, and sell out. The I.R.S. should audit B.D. Hyman. She is the worst kind of sinner-- without insight or remorse-- who needs to repent and beg God for forgiveness. She should make a public show of admitting her crimes and atoning for her sins.
Elizabeth posts on 1/27/2013 2:35:14 PM
I have not read BD Hyman's book, but I have been reading a great deal about her mother, a complicated woman of great talent who fought valiently with her own 'demons'. Of particular interest have been the interviews BD Hyman participated in just after writing her book. She could not sense that people were somewhat skeptical of her reasons for writing the book and that it was also percieved as incredibly bad timing on BD's part. BD claims that she wrote the book to somehow 'reach' her mother as nothing else had allowed her to do so - well, mother and daughter remained estranged until Bette Davis died so how she thought this would bring them closer, I cannot imagine. I cannot think of a poorer way to 'get through' to someone who obviously adores you than to write a 'tell all' indictment of that person. Bette Davis, of course, was not a perfect person as none of us are, but her daughter chose to capitalize on her name by claiming Bette inteferred with her life - honey, all mothers have issues with this - you might want to read, "My Mother, Myself". BD was an adult with adult complaints so she should have acted like one and sorted out the relationship in private. I only hope the cruelty of what Bette had perceived all her life as her devoted daughter was not the last thought in her mind as she passed. If I were BD, it would be natural to go into 'God's work'- where else will she find absolution for doing something like this?
Bette Davis' Soul posts on 10/19/2012 11:11:33 PM
Drop Dead BD, you are gonna burn in hell. the world loved the woman who gave birth to you. Who loves you?....Nobody
bfu posts on 10/15/2012 1:24:12 AM
BD already wrote one great fiction called My Mothers Keeper.Quit whil.e you are ahead
bfu posts on 10/15/2012 1:20:39 AM
Hmmmm..I smell a rat.First Christina Crawford and then BD. These two brats smelled m-o-n-e-y. They quickly rose to the occasion even if it meant selling their souls and destroying their moms feelings. No wonder alligators eat their young! Bette and Joan should have taken a lesson....
robin jaggers posts on 10/14/2012 11:34:18 PM
And now BD teams with another person who realized she too could make money using Bettes name and trashing her too.BD is also quoted in the book...Bette Davis..Barbara Leaning....maybe teamed up? Also, Bettes "supposed " best friend gives her trashy memories...with friends like that who needs enemies? You ALL have to face God one day which is good..as a Christian you forgot one commandment..honor thy mother.....and he put it BEFORE thou shalt not kill...that's how important it was...PS..burned the "supposed" Bette Bio and paid for the book at the library...wasn't about to let that trash back on the shelf
Nic posts on 6/20/2011 9:33:30 AM
Wow, I've just been reading my mothers keeper and have found it absolutely fascinating.
I can completely empathise with where BD is coming from. Writing these sort of memeories down would have taken some guts along with a certain level of uncertainty about whether it was the correct thing to do.
I know Bette Davis was an amazing actress but a lot of people at this elite level don't 'switch off' when they are off camera. It is completely plausible that she was as described in BD's book.
Give BD a break everyone, I think she's done an amazing job telling her story.
J.P. Hyman posts on 1/15/2011 2:42:36 AM
We love you, Miss Bette Davis. Your daughter is going straight to hell, especially for giving oral to her sons. They both told me so.
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