Former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius defends him on Twitter!/JennaEdkins/status/302353126885826562

As Twitchy reported, one of FHM cover girl Reeva Steenkamp’s last tweets before she was shot to death on Valentine’s Day was a retweet urging women to wear black to protest rape and domestic abuse. Steenkamp’s boyfriend, South African paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, has been charged with her murder. Jenna Edkins, a former girlfriend of “the Blade Runner,” stepped forward yesterday to vouch for Pistorius with the hashtag #loveandsupportoscar.

You have all my familys love and support #loveandsupportoscar

— Jenna Edkins (@JennaEdkins) February 15, 2013

All I am saying is let him speak , let his side be heard without jumping to conclusions.. Love and thoughts to Reevas famiy..

— Jenna Edkins (@JennaEdkins) February 15, 2013

I would just like to say , I have dated Oscar on off for 5 YEARS, NOT ONCE has he EVER lifted a finger to me , made me fear for my life..

— Jenna Edkins (@JennaEdkins) February 15, 2013

That sentiment didn’t take off, though, aside from a handful of tweets, despite coverage by the U.K.’s Daily Mail.

I believe Oscar is innocent! He is an amazing, talented young man! Terrible to see how people jump to conclusions #loveandsupportoscar

— Lizi Kruger (@LiziKruger) February 16, 2013

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