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Abigail Breslin Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted

Abigail Breslin Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted
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Actress Abigail Breslin has received an outpouring of support after revealing she was the victim of sexual assault.

The 20-year-old star broke her silence on Instagram as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Breslin used an image of a poem entitled “consent II." to explain consent. The poem read, “you are not obligated / to have sex with someone / that you're in a relationship with / dating is not consent / marriage is not consent."

i knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #breakthesilence

A post shared by Abigail Breslin (@abbienormal9) on

In the caption, she wrote, “i knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #breakthesilence.” In addition to immense fan support, her “Dirty Dancing” co-stars showed their love, too. Sarah Hyland tweeted, “Proud of you Abs” and Debra Messing shared, “I love you, Abbie. You're strength and testimony means so much to too many. #voice.”
Breslin thanked everyone, tweeting, “so beyond thankful by the immense support regarding my IG post last night. I am so lucky to have all of you kind souls in my corner.”

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