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IN Celebrities ON 14 Apr, 2016
This world is not a safe place anymore as the renowned people also fall prey to $exual abuse. Do you know that even our favorite celebs faced sexual assaults in their lives? This global crime has affected the lives of many Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities.
Fortunately, they overcame the tragedies and many of them are brave enough to speak about their trauma in public. Their stories have inspired and touched the lives of many other victims.
Check out the inspiring stories of 10 Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities who accepted being sexual assaulted.
Marilyn Monroe, one of the biggest stars of Hollywood, was the first to speak about her experience of sexual abuse. Monroe used to stay in a foster home in childhood due to which she was sexually assaulted by some men. She faced sexual assaults by different men in her teenage as well.
Oprah Winfrey is a famous talk show host and media owner. She was raped several times in her childhood and teenage. Oprah became pregnant at the age of 14 and delivered a baby who died after some time. Despite all the tragedies in her life, she is one of the most influential and popular women in the world.
Lady Gaga was sexually tormented in her teenage by a 39-year-old man. She underwent several therapy sessions to recover from this tragedy. One of her popular song 'Swine' narrates this horrible experience of her life.
This Hollywood megastar belongs to America's reputed family of stage and cinema actors. Still she faced sexual assault at a very young age. Drew was sexually tormented by her own dad in the childhood due to which she later indulged in alcohol and drugs in her teenage.
Later, she overcame everything and became one of the most adorable celebs of Hollywood.
Kesha accused her music producer Dr. Luke on the grounds of sexual and physical harassment. She claimed that the producer started abusing her at the age of 18. This celeb faced sexual abuse for 10 consecutive years.
Kalki Koechlin accepted in public about the sexual abuse faced by her in childhood. This women empowerment activist was sexually assaulted at the age of 9. The unfortunate incident made her an active spokesperson for women's right, domestic violence and child sexual abuse.
Anurag Kashyap is a well-known movie maker in the Indian film industry. He faced sexual trauma by an elderly man for 11 consequent years in his life. Still Kashyap managed to move on and has been doing great in his professional life.
Anoushka Shankar is the daughter of famous sitar exponent Ravi Shankar. Despite hailing from a cultural family, she was sexually tormented by a close family friend in her childhood. Though Anoushka has overcome the painful incident, but it has left a deep scar in her heart.
This British-born model, actress, and singer had a traumatic and gloomy childhood. Sofia's uncle used to sexually abuse her at the age of 10.
This Ex-girlfriend of Salman Khan spoke about the painful experience of sexual abuse faced by her in Pakistan. Somi was sexually assaulted at the age of 5. This Ex-Bollywood actress keeps sharing her experience whenever she visits the universities in the US to motivate the students with her traumatic story.
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