A woman in Nebraska has been charged with child abuse after allowing her two young children to be duct-taped to a chair and forced to watch “Mommy Dearest”.
Mary Lucas, the mother of two children between the ages of four and seven years old, reportedly forced her children to watch the movie after they called her “the meanest mommy”.
Police reported that Lucas used this film because she at a very young age was forced to watch it.
Lucas is said to have left her home leaving the children with her boyfriend, Glenn Oliver, who then taped the children to chairs.
Authorities said that the children were food deprived for an entire weekend.
Oliver is being is facing charges that include child abuse and false imprisonment.