Jaime King Reveals She’s A Survivor Of Sexual Abuse In Instagram Post | TV News
Inspired by Lady Gaga’s emotionally-charged performance of her Oscar-nominated song “Til It Happens To You” at the Oscars on Sunday night, model-turned-actress Jaime King has bravely shared her own story. The actress shared a poignant message with her followers on Instagram earlier this week, all about acceptance, courage, love and family.
— Jaime King (@Jaime_King) 29 februari 2016
King posted a photo of herself as a teen on Instagram, and revealed that the abuse began when she was only 12 years old. “Thank you for the switch that went off inside finally when I realized my silence said I cannot help nor change and that is not who I am. I love you all very much for creating a safe space. The time is now. I was about 14 here, it started at 12. Peace Be Still ❤️”
SURVIVOR – Thank you @kyle_newman for loving me whole | My children | @lenadunham for her relentless bravery that always leads my Spirit to stand up| Dr. Randy Harris for YEARS of empathy | Michael Hayes @awaketolove ~ there are no words | Dr. Allan Phillips | @erikaklein | @ladygaga | #DianeWarren for breaking me whole last night and tonight| TS I love you for being there no matter what| Thank you to the only people I have told | Thank you to @damhave ~ you know why | Thank you @hooligandreamer| Thank you @amandadecadenet | Thank you to @unwomen & all organizations that have tirelessly worked to somehow comfort & make right | Thank you to myself to not choosing to not make this a cover story though that was what was suggested to me but to express from my heart to you all personally which felt the most honest way for me to speak | Thank you to my Soul, body, mind, emotions, my inner child, my younger self, I love you. It’s a night of celebration, of change, of not being ashamed of your race, creed color, situation, circumstances and environment, or past. Now I am free, somewhat. Thank you for the switch that went off inside finally when I realized my silence said I cannot help nor change and that is not who I am. I love you all very much for creating a safe space. The time is now. I was about 14 here, it started at 12. Peace Be Still ❤️
Ett foto publicerat av Jaime King (@jaime_king)
She also praised and thanked everyone who had stood by her, supported her, and helped her deal with the abuse over the years. She praised her Kyle Newman “for loving me whole”, Lena Dunham “for her relentless bravery that always leads my Spirit to stand up”, Taylor Swift “for being there no matter what”, several doctors for their empathy, UN Women and countless other organisations.
Gaga turned to Twitter shortly after King shared her story, and praised the actress for her bravery. The singer/actress also posted a lovely photo of King on her personal Instagram commending her courageous act with the caption “An angel. Thank you”.
. @Jaime_King you are so brave to come forward, a warrior leading the way. I don’t feel alone anymore watching this happen is unreal.
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) 1 mars 2016
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