Jaime King Reveals She Was Sexually Abused From Age 12

Lady Gaga didn't come home with an Oscar, but her performance of "Til It Happens To You" continues to make waves. The singer performed the nominated song while surrounded by survivors of sexual assault. It was a powerful moment, and the praise has poured in from other survivors.

Among them is Jaime King. The actress and model took to social media to thank Lady Gaga for speaking out against sexual abuse, and identified herself as a fellow survivor.


She followed that up with an Instagram post sharing a photo of herself at age 14. In a lengthy caption thanking her husband, Kyle Newman, and pals like Lena Dunham and Taylor Swift, King explained that her abuse started at age 12.

King didn't go into details about her abuse, choosing to instead focus on her healing process.

"Now I am free, somewhat," she wrote. "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."

Read King's full post below.

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