Not all stars have had it easy. Some of them have had to suffer some pretty terrible indignities that we wouldn’t wish upon anyone. Sexual abuse is definitely one of those things and we’ve found that there are a surprising number of celebrities who have endured it at some point in their lives. These stars have suffered abuse have shown remarkable strength just by talking about it. It takes a lot of courage and it helps others who are in the same situation. These 9 stars who have suffered abuse are an inspiration to all of us, so let’s take a look at some of their stories!
9. Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson recently revealed that she was the victim of sexual abuse. “I did not have an easy childhood. Despite loving parents, I was molested from age six by a female babysitter,” the “Baywatch” star said at the launch of The Pamela Anderson Foundation. It didn’t end there. When she was 12, one of her friend’s boyfriend’s older brothers raped her and later she was gang raped by her boyfriend and six of his friends. Anderson has used her love of animals to help her heal.Featureflash / Shutterstock.com