Maria Menounos speaks about sex abuse

Mike Krumboltz
Yahoo! TV

Television personality and "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Maria Menounos visited Howard Stern's radio show Monday where she opened up about her experience with sexual abuse.

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Menounos, who hosts "Extra," said she was assaulted by a doctor. She went to the doctor for a throat issue and was told to change into a hospital gown. The doctor then molested Menounos.

"I was really young, so I was so uncomfortable. ... [My boyfriend] Kevin was in the waiting room and I literally started screaming. ... I was just so uncomfortable, I didn’t know what to do," Menounos said.

On other occasions, Menonos said male gynecologists complimented her on her belly ring and then touched it. She says she now brings her boyfriend, Kevin Undergaro, with her to the examination room every time. The two have been dating for fourteen years.

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Menounos didn't press charges against the doctors, though Undergaro encouraged her to do so.

Watch Maria's memorable "vampire" dance with Derek Hough from this season of "DWTS":