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Abigail Breslin Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted

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."

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.”