All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sexual abuse’

Sabrina Rubin Erdely Apologizes For False University Of Virginia Rape Story

After months of silence, Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely finally breaks her silence over her discredited article with an apology. Erdely’s report A Rape on Campus appeared in  the Rolling Stone and was about a woman’s alleged brutal sexual assault on the University of Virginia campus. According to the author, a woman identified only as “Jackie” claims she was …

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Amanda Bynes: Is Her Mental State Improving?

Amanda Bynes is living on her own for the first time in quite a while, which is a strong indication that her mental state is improving. The conservatorship over the All That and The Amanda Show star was extended by a judge in Ventura County last week, which means her parents are still in charge of both her money and …

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Teri Hatcher Address U.N., Talks Childhood Sexual Abuse

Teri Hatcher addressed a United Nations event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Tuesday, and divulged the horrors of her own experience with sexual abuse. The Desperate Housewives star was abused by an uncle when she was a little girl–just seven years old. Although that abuse stopped around the time she was eight or …

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Teri Hatcher Addresses the UN in an Emotionally Raw Speech Detailing Her Experience of Sexual Abuse By Her Uncle

Teri Hatcher, the actress best known for her role on Desperate Housewives, addressed the UN on Nov. 25 about sexual abuse that she suffered as a seven-year-old child at the hands of her uncle. The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in New York was the setting for the Lois & Clark actress’ emotionally raw speech. “I …

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Lena Dunham’s Sister Denies Sexual Abuse Allegations

Lena Dunham’s sister Grace Dunham is slamming the rumors that she was sexually abused as a child by her sister. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the allegations came after several news sites suggested that a passage from Dunham’s new book Not That Kind of Girl showed her admitting to sexually molesting her younger sister. “One day, as I sat in …

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Jian Ghomeshi: Why Are We Hearing About This Guy’s Sex Exploits on Facebook?

A few days back, a journalist friend of mine re-posted something on Facebook that I was a bit shocked by. It was a long Facebook post by Jian Ghomeshi, a broadcaster out of Canada who worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Ghomeshi did a show called Q, which is huge in Canada and gets carried on public radio in the …

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Mike Tyson Was Sexually Abused As A Child

Mike Tyson was sexually abused as a child. According to Time Magazine, the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world recently opened up about being sexually abused by an unknown assailant at the young age of seven. Speaking to Opie Radio on SiriusXM, Tyson talked at length about different personal topics, and casually slipped in that a man “bullied me, …

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Pamela Anderson Reveals Past Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson recently launched her new charity the Pamela Anderson Foundation, which is dedicated to helping the environment, animals, and human rights. While at the Cannes Film Festival event, where she launched the charity, the former Baywatch star and animal activist gave an emotional speech about how she was sexually abused at a young age, and how her love for …

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Pamela Anderson Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson is best known as the bubbly blonde who made the Baywatch one-piece iconic in her role as CJ Parker. However, the star’s life before Playboy, Baywatch, and Tommy Lee was anything but charmed. The 46 year-old star this week opened up about her past, revealing the extent of the sexual abuse she endured as a child. Anderson spoke …

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Pope Francis Nominates Eight Advisors to Sex Abuse Commission

Eight members were chosen Saturday as advisors for the Vatican’s sex abuse policy. According to the CS Monitor, the Associated Press reported that Pope Francis’ elected members would be ahead of a commission panel, which would report any sexual assault against minors within the Catholic Church. The church has been under public scrutiny for years due to recurring sexual scandals. Such cases …

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Amanda Berry and Fellow Captives Receive Awards

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight received Ohio Governor John Kasich’s annual courage awards during a ceremony on Monday night. The three women survived at least a decade of captivity at the hands of Ariel Castro, who kidnapped the three at separate times. Governor Kasich called the story of these three women one of “hurt beyond imagination.” He also …

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Teacher Confronted In Viral Video Arrested

The former middle school basketball coach who admitted to sexually abusing one of her students after she was confronted over the phone has been arrested and now faces 16 counts of abuse, including 5 counts of aggravated sexual assault on a minor. Andrea Cardosa was confronted by her former student, 28-year old Jamie Carrillo, over the phone as Carrillo recorded …

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