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Bisexual actress Bella Thorne opens up about being sexually abused as a child

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Bisexual actress and singer Bella Thorne has opened up about being sexually abused when she was a child.

Writing in support of the Time’s Up campaign, the 20-year-old Scream star spoke about how her childhood was plagued with sexual and physical abuse.

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: Bella Thorne arrives at the Teen Choice Awards 2017 at Galen Center on August 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)


Bella bravely told her story on social media, using her post to highlight what she went through and the struggles of others.

“I was sexually abused and physically growing up from the day I can remember till I was 14,” she wrote.


Bella added that “when I finally had the courage to lock my door at night and sit by it.

“All damn night,” she added. “Waiting for someone to take advantage of my life again.

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

“Over and over I waited for it to stop and finally it did.”

She then focused her moving statement on those in less privileged positions than hers.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Bella Thorne attends the Philipp Plein fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Hammerstein Ballroom on September 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images For NYFW: The Shows)


“But some of us aren’t as lucky to get out alive. Please stand up for every soul mistreated. #timesup,” she concluded.

Her statement prompted one fan to reveal how they had been abused from a similarly young age.

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