There are numerous sexual assault victims all over the globe, and celebrities too were victims of this horrific event. While some chose to speak about it and let the world know about the atrocities committed to them, some would rather not. Here are the some of the celebrities who have been a victim to sexual assault.
Lady Gaga revealed to radio host Howard Stern in December 2014 that a record producer, 20 years her senior, raped her when she was 19. Her song “Swine” is about that incident in her life.
She was raped and mauled by her uncle when she was just five years old. She testified against him in 2002, and he was sentenced to a jail term of 14 years.
Fran Drescher and a friend was raped and robbed in Drescher’s house. Fran’s husband, Peter Jacobson, was attacked and gagged and was forced to watch the rape.
US-born musician, singer, songwriter and composer Scott Weiland revealed in his 2011 autobiography that he was raped when he was 12 years old by a guy who was senior to him in high school.
US-born songwriter, musician and actor Rufus Wainwright was raped and robbed in Hyde Park in 1987. He was 14 years old and somehow managed to escape when he faked an epileptic attack.
In November 2014, controversial actor Shia LaBeouf publicly claimed that he was raped by a woman during his #IAMSORRY performance art project. This happened when LaBeouf sat with his head covered with a bag and visitors interacted with him. “One woman who came with her boyfriend, who was standing outside the door when this happened, whipped my legs for ten minutes and then tore off my clothes and proceeded to rape me,” LaBeouf claimed.
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