Jonathon Sharkey sets off comment war over 16-year-old girlfriend
Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey, a self-described vampire who says he's running to be Minnesota's next governor, popped the question to a 16-year-old girl the other day via YouTube -- she evidently said yes -- and and has set off a firestorm of comments from folks calling him a sick pedophile.
There may also be a search on for the girl. A Facebook page has been set up to ask for people's help finding Paige Marie Brewer. That page says there's an Amber Alert out for the girl. However, her name does not turn up in a national database search at the Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Web site.
Sharkey e-mailed City Pages the contents of a letter he says he wrote to the Child Protection division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services. We haven't been able to independently confirm that the letter was received by DHS. But in it, Sharkey says he has "a staff member who is in desire need of your department's assistance. She is a victim of physical and especially emotional child abuse. And now wants to become emancipated.
"Her name is Paige Brewer and her DOB is 20 Aug 93. She no longer wants to live at home, and I am arranging media interviews for her, concerning her family situation."
And he takes on his critics below our post from last week:
Instead of being happy for Paige and me, you people are bashing us. Instead of getting married in Minnesota, we are starting to think we should just elope to Las Vegas.
Unlike some of the teenies I have been involved with, at least Paige has a good heart. And she has no problem putting The Impaler in his place.
Remember, you want to have someone with a good heart and a spine having influence on me, especially given my alignments.
It's Valentines weekend. Embrace love and joy. Don't spread hatred and negativity.
Sharkey's planning an Ides of March news conference to formally announce his candidacy. Meantime, he says he's moving to Rice County:
I am arriving in Minneapolis tomorrow. I would have stated to all women of Minnesota - cover your necks with garlic. However, the only neck my fangs with be in, is Paige's neck. Otherwise, she will make me a toothless vampyre! ;).
It is nice to know, Rice County will be home of the Vampyre! As well as a major court battle, between Paige and her mother. It seems Paige is filing court paperwork against her mother, because her mother was been a Mommy Dearest!
Someone calling herself Paige Sharkey writes in the comments:
Jonathon and I plan to get married as soon as I get emancipated from my mother. She is mentally and emotionally abusive and I have just had enough. If she refuses to emancipate me, then it will be a court battle. If she even STILL doesn't accept due to her stupididty, then I will be getting a restraining/protective order against her.
Sharkey has drawn jail time, probation and controversy over the years for his relationships with women -- and the legal system of numerous states, as we've recently reported.
"Let's just say I prefer to sink my fangs into younger women," he told us. And his recent YouTube proposal has touched a nerve.
You are 16 Paige..What could you possiably have in common with a 44 year old man.Think about what you are doing before you act out on something that you will regret for the rest of your life...There is no book on being a parent..If there was it would be easy for all of us...Go home Paige!!!!!!
It doesnt take a genius to figure out that a sick 44 year old man luring and brainwashing a 16 year old gurl to make her feel loved is pretty ill. She is missing, and the whole country is now looking for her. City pages should retract this article.
I was once a teen, and many teen girls have issues with their mother. Lets get the real perpetrator here.
Also from Browneyedgirl:
THis is sick, I dont care what the girl says about her mother, she isnt an adult, not capable of making adult decisions, and mr. sharkey is a pedophile.
SO YOU MADE ALL THESE CLAIMS ABOUT HOW YOU WOULD JUST KILL THE MURDERS, RAPISTS, AND PEDOPHILES IF YOU BECAME THE GOVERNOR OR PRESIDENT... SO JUST DO US ALL A FAVOR SINCE YOU BELIEVE YOUR THE KING OF HARRY POTTER WORLD AND FULFILL YOUR PROMISE. JUST KILL OR IMPALE YOURSELF AS PUNISHMENT FOR BEING A PEDOPHILE. YOU ARE ONE SICK PIECE OF TRASH. OH AND BY THE WAY, YOU CALL YOURSELF A MAN???? BUT YET YOU SURROUND YOURSELF WITH THE WEAK AND DISILLUSIONED AS WELL AS CHILDREN. JUST FULFILL YOUR PROMISE AND "IMPALE" YOURSELF.
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