Abigail Breslin Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted
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."
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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.”