and Video Courtesy of Palm Beach Post
By Christine Stapleton
November 10, 2015
On an afternoon in March 2014, Rose Purifory, 20
years old and eight months’ pregnant, came home from school and saw her
boyfriend and Ken Bailynson in a heated discussion outside the
three-bedroom condo her family rented at Green Terrace Condominiums.
She approached and asked what was going on. The next thing she knew,
Bailynson was screaming at her, calling her a “nappy whore” and a “crack
“For what reason we don’t know,” said Purifory, whose
mother and siblings moved shortly after the incident. “You don’t even
She said she and her family had been
the target of so many of Bailynson’s outbursts they
began recording them, at the suggestion of a security
guard who worked for Bailynson.
The video, which appeared on YouTube but has been taken
down, shows Bailynson at Green Terrace on Georgia Avenue
off Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach. He’s wearing a
casual striped shirt and a teal baseball cap turned
backward and is about to get into a $200,000 Bentley
He points toward the camera and begins his harangue, concluding that
Purifory’s baby probably will be born addicted to crack.
Off camera, Purifory tells her boyfriend she’s recording. Her boyfriend
explains he doesn’t know how it started, only that he wasn’t saying
anything when Bailynson began “rapping at me.”
Hearing them talk, Bailynson stops to repeat his insults. Then he gets
in the driver’s seat. The car lurches forward but stops abruptly when
Purifory says, “He always leaves when someone starts recording him.”
That brings on a renewed volley from Bailynson, now
sitting behind the wheel.
gives a s—-. This is the United States of F—-ing America. If
I want to call her a nappy whore, I’ll call her a nappy
whore,” Bailynson shouts. “I’ll call her a nappy f—-ing
whore. It’s the United F—-ing States. Because you’re a f—-ing
The video ends abruptly. Purifory said she didn’t know it
had been placed on YouTube and didn’t know who put it up.
Purifory, who has no criminal record, and her family
moved but they miss the convenience of Green Terrace — a basketball
court across the street, an ice cream shop just around the corner and
the condo itself.
“I didn’t want to leave there,” said Karina Peralta, Purifory’s mother.
“When he started threatening me and my kids — no, we’ve got to go.”