Abigail Breslin Reveals Sexual Assault
It can happen to anyone — and it happened to Abigail Breslin.
The Little Miss Sunshine actress, 20, broke her silence about being sexually assaulted in a post on Instagram on Tuesday. Along with a photo of a page showing the definition of consent, she wrote, “i knew my assailant.”
i knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #breakthesilence
A post shared by Abigail Breslin (@abbienormal9) on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:47pm PDT
Her message is poignant, and it’s timed with Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as she noted with a hashtag. She also used the tag “#breakthesilence.”
Breslin’s candor encouraged her fans to share their stories in the comments (150 so far) — or just applaud her for speaking publicly about her assault.
The actress has recently appeared on Scream Queens and is gearing up for the Dirty Dancing TV remake.
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