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Abigail Breslin pens note about being sexually assaulted by someone she knew

Abigail Breslin took to Instagram to share a note about being sexually assaulted by someone she knew.

hollywood Updated: Apr 14, 2017 20:14 IST
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Abigail Breslin was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Little Miss Sunshine.

Little Miss Sunshine star Abigail Breslin has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by someone close to her.

The 21-year-old star took to Instagram, where she posted a note addressing the issue and said that sex is about consent and no relationship can force one into it.

i knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #breakthesilence

A post shared by Abigail Breslin (@abbienormal9) on

“You are not obligated to have sex with someone that you’re in a relationship with. Dating is not consent. Marriage is not consent,” note posted by Breslin read.

Urging the victims to speak up for themselves, the Maggie actor captioned the picture as, “I knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #BreakTheSilence”.

The US observes April as the Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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First Published: Apr 14, 2017 20:14 IST