WOMEN
06/16/2014 03:44 pm ET Updated Jun 16, 2014

Why I'm Finally Speaking Up About What Terry Richardson Did To Me

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When I was 12 years old, my mother hit pause on the VCR player, stopping the movie we were watching. I’m pretty sure it was starring Ashley Judd, and it could have been A Time to Kill, but all I remember is that whatever it was involved rape. She told me, with tears in her eyes, that when she was 23 years old, she was abducted by a stranger, held captive in the Southern California woods, and brutally raped to within an inch of her life.

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