When she was followed home by a stray pit bull, friends warned actress Linda Blair not to pay him any mind. In fact, they told her not to let the stray inside, no matter what. Pit bulls, more than any other type of dog, are discriminated against for being mean and vicious. This stereotype generally comes from the illegal and barbaric dog fighting of which pit bulls are regularly made the victims of. So when Linda decided to ignore her friends warnings and this stereotype, her life, and the dogâ€™s life, would change forever.