Melanie Caldwell White’s attempt to shame Idaho rape victim


Hi!  I’m Melanie Caldwell White. I try to shame rape victims.

I used to wonder who are these women who attempt to shame women brave enough to report rapes.  

No more.

After the rape charge arrest of KMVT weatherman John “Jack” Holland, I wonder no more.  

Behold, Melanie Caldwell White

staffer at Maxie’s Pizza and Pasta when not attempting to rape-shame, crime victims.

This is Melanie. She would like you to believe she’s a nice person.  She is not.


Hi! My name is Melanie Caldwell White – and I shame rape victims!


“Hi – I’m Jack Holland. I want to thank Melanie Caldwell White!

Coverage began as such:

KMVT opted for “Reporting Lite” regarding Holland’s arrest, with: 

“According to documents filed this afternoon with the court, on Friday evening Holland met with a woman at a local restaurant. After drinks, records say the woman told Holland that she needed to eat, due to the effects of alcohol.

According to police records, the woman accompanied Holland to his dwelling, where, records say, she was given more alcohol.

Records say that a short time later Holland initiated sex, but that she told him at least three times that she did not want to proceed. The woman told police that Holland refused to stop, and completed the sex act with the use of a condom.

Following the encounter the woman presented herself to investigators with the Twin Falls Police Department and informed them that she had been raped.”

Separately; the language, “the woman presented herself to investigators” is sketchy.  

Most journalists would simply write “contacted police” or “reported the rape to police.”


Jack Holland, charged with rape, announces he’s pro-condom. Um, yay???

But apparently, one, small, coverage-lite ‘report’ from the very station employing Holland,

was all Melanie “Low Information” Caldwell White needed to launch her full-scale attack on the rape victim, below.  But first:

Fair Warning:  

  1.  Melanie raged about the victim, throughout.
  2.  Melanie’s “reasoning” did not contain an iota of common sense
  3. Melanie also has trouble with “their” and “there.”  But and good news:
  4. Melanie would never be picked for a jury.

Melanie Caldwell White immediately attempted to shame Idaho Rape Victim

This is Melanie. She’s a little rough around the edges.


Wanna see my tramp stamp?

A more flushed out report could easily have been found, but Melanie seems not big on anything beyond a bare bones account from KMVT‘s own report about their own weatherman, John “Jack” Holland.  

Although other reports were plentiful.  

More flushed out reports mentioned Holland invited a woman out for drinks and then back to his place for dinner.  At least according to  which also reported:

“The woman told police she met Holland for a planned date at a local restaurant Friday night and agreed to go back to his apartment for dinner after having drinks at the restaurant, court documents said. Once at the apartment, Holland poured the woman a “substantial amount of ‘Gentleman Jack’ whisky.”

After the woman laid on the couch because she didn’t feel well, “Holland began asking her to show off, and while she was inebriated, removed the panties she was wearing from under dress,” court documents said. The woman told Holland to stop and sat up on the couch when he began grabbing under her dress.

Holland led the woman “to his bedroom while she was stumbling,” removed her dress and pushed her on the bed, court documents said. The woman told police she “chomped her teeth at Holland as a deterrence and bit Holland on his stomach area.”

The woman told police Holland threw a wrapped condom on her chest and “it was from this point on that she knew Holland was going to rape her,” court documents said. She told police she threw the condom back at Holland and told him twice “she did not want to do this,” to which Holland responded he was “pro-condom.”

Holland placed one hand on her throat while attacking her, court documents said. The woman again asked Holland to stop during the attack, which ended when Holland got up, said he was “sorry to disappoint” and told her he was done.

The woman told police Holland “had a concerned look on his face and asked her where she was going” when she told him she needed to leave, court documents said. Holland put the woman’s underwear in her purse as she left and “told her not to forget them.”

The woman told police she scratched Holland at one point during the attack “on his upper chest and shoulder area in an attempt to get Holland’s DNA under her fingernails,” court documents said. She also described to police the layout of the apartment, a gray blanket on the couch, Florida State University coasters on the coffee table and a whisky glass that had her lipstick marks on it.”

Here’s five additional facts on John “Jack” Holland from the Heavy.

On the flip side, and just in case the rape victim doesn’t want to bump into the rape victim shaming, Melanie Caldwwell White; below are some additional facts on Melanie, (who makes a lot of sex references), freely presented from her Facebook Page, prior to going off to work slinging pizza and pasta at Maxie’s Pizza and Pasta.




I called the KMVT.  Officials confirmed they are standing behind Holland.  They would not comment as to specifics.  Like, whether Holland is on paid leave.  Or, whether Holland’s doing off-air, tasks.  I did ask they have the decency to at least remove Melanie’s full scale attack.  Personnel said “We’ll look into it.”

But what about the victim?  At present, would suggest all rape victims might want to detour around Maxie’s until Melanie finishes a course in sensitivity, educational training.


Sorry Ed.  Am sure you make really good food.  But with Melanie around – frankly; who could stomach it?






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4 Responses to Melanie Caldwell White’s attempt to shame Idaho rape victim

  1. Ed Bryant says:

    She has not worked for me in over 20+ years here at Maxie’s


  2. Great job again Bonnie. People like Melanie need to be called out!


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