Actor and Director including “Top Gun” and “ER”.
Sexually Abused by Director Gary Goddard over 40 years ago.
An Essay Written By Anthony: “Yes Mom, There Is Something Wrong: From Victim To Survivor”
The man that the movie “Antwone Fischer” was based on.
From Cleveland, OH.
Abused in foster care during his 12 years in the system. Not only sexually, but also physically and verbally abused.
Born in a women’s prison where his mom was incarcerated.
His father was murdered before he was born.
Antwone’s speech to the senate about the severe issues with Foster Care
Guns N Roses singer.
Kidnapped and raped by his father at 2 years old.
Raped by his stepfather.
His siblings were also raped by his stepfather.
A rough, religious upbringing
Sexually abused by his father.
He finally came out first to his wife, who trained as a psychologist, in 1989 after his father died.
A very difficult childhood
Abused from 10 – 12 years old.
A man from Vermont lured him to the USA to abuse him by promising gifts and toys.
Singer for Linkin Park and Stone Temple Pilots.
Abused by an older male friend when he was 7.
The irony was, his father was a detective in the sex crimes division in Phoenix, AZ.
Sadly Ended His Life on July 20, 2017
Lost his virginity at 8 to his teenage babysitter (about 14 or 15).
Still a form of sexual abuse.
“Pursuit of Happyness” was based on his story.
He is an Entrepreneur, Author, Philanthropist, and single parent.
An Amazing Journey
The actual Clyde of Bonnie & Clyde.
Raped in his first prison stint.
Killed his attacker with a pipe.
COREY FELDMAN AND COREY HAIMCorey
License To Drive / The Lost Boys
Both abused by men in Hollywood.
Corey Feldman claims he was molested, while his friend Corey Haim says it was all out rape beginning at age 11.
They claim they were passed around by older men in the industry as well as other young actors. It was widely known, but nothing was ever done.
Haim died in 2010 at 38 years old of a drug overdose after 15 rehab stints.
A sad and dark side of Hollywood
Played Antwone Fisher.
Was abused himself as a child.
One of the mothers of his children sexually abused him.
Suffered severe abuse as a child.
Revealed his abuse on his national show while discussing the abuse suffered at the hands of Bishop Eddie Long.
He abused began at 5 years old.
Star of The Drew Carey Show, Host of The Price is Right, as well as a number of other shows.
Raped by an extended family member.
Lead Singer of Black Flag and The Rollins Band.
Also appeared in a few shows and movies.
Molested by Mom’s Boyfriend at 7 years old after being beaten by him.
At 10 years old, he was abused by a truck driver.
Also, sexually abused by his stepbrother.
Sexually abused by his minister starting at 11, not long after his mother passed away.
Elizabeth Taylor, a close friend to him, was the person who eventually told of his abuse.
Frontman for Korn.
Abused by a family friend, but his parents didn’t believe him.
Made a song called “Daddy” which is about sexual abuse, but makes it clear it is not about his own father, but the family friend.
A lot of his music is about his traumatic upbringing, including the torture from his stepmother.
Amazing That Someone Could Survive This Childhood
Sexually abused by what would become his stepfather between the ages of 10 and 13.
The stepfather served only 3 1/2 years of a 9 year sentence.
Molested by his neighbour.
Molested by an older friend.
His grandfather would wear women’s underwear.
His grandfather’s basement had a den that was an old man’s sex den.
A troubled life
Singer, originally of Black Sabbath, as well as an actor.
Molested by 2 bullies after school almost everyday.
The first time it happened was in front of his sister.
One of the most successful R&B singers of this generation.
At 10 was molested by a women living in the house.
1 women made him photograph her having sex with her man.
R A DICKEY
At 8 years old, he was repeatedly raped by a female babysitter.
There was 1 time a a 17 year old male molested him.
“Kids Incorporated” – actor / singer.
Abused at church at the age of 6.
He said that his abuse played a role in his sexuality.
Made a song for RAINN called “Don’t Touch Me”.
“Don’t Touch Me” video
U.S. Senator and Ambassador to New Zealand.
Sexually abused at 10 by a camp counselor. He threatened to kill Scott and he did not speak about it to anyone until the release of his autobiography in 2011.
Some people have questioned if he was abused because of 3 main factors: 1) Timing – He came out with this at the time of his book release. 2) Refused to press charges – This is unfair given that many don’t report it, in addition to the fact that it took place 40 years earlier. And 3) The backing of Republican Jeff Perry, who defended an officer while he was sergeant, who was accused of illegal strip searches of a 14 and 16 year old girls.
Frontman for Stone Temple Pilots.
Raped at 12 by a high school senior.
Memoirs in 2011, “Not Dead & Not For Sale” – talks about his abuse.
Abused by peer
Bass guitarist and singer for Sex Pistols.
Raped and assaulted while incarcerated at Rikers Island.
A tragic and short life
SUGAR RAY LEONARDS
Hall of Fame Boxer
Abused by an Olympic Boxing Coach. At first, he was 15 and forced to take a bath with another teenager at a boxing event, while the coach watched from the other side of the room.
A few years later, the same coach tried to force himself on Sugar Ray in a car and he ran away.
He found his courage and motivation to come out with this after being touched by Todd Bridges appearance on Oprah.
Talking about his autobiography
Sexually abused by his Junior Hockey Coach, Graham James.
His abuser was convicted of abusing 2 other players between 1984 and 1995 in 1997. He only received a 3 1/2 year sentence.
Theo’s understandable struggles
Sheldon Kennedy, former player of Graham James, was the one who came forward about the abuse while playing in the NHL.
British Actor in “Pulp Fiction”, as well as numerous other movies.
He was abused by his grandfather. His own father was also abused by him.
Directed his first movie in 1999, “The War Zone” about abuse and incest.
A family of abuse
Known for his role on “Diff’rent Strokes”.
Molested by a mentor / his publicist starting at 11.
His mom was molested as a child.
He revealed his abuse to the world on the Oprah Show.
Opening up to Oprah
Raped from 4 – 7 years old.
At 7, he approached his abuser with his dads gun after the abuser threatened to kil his father.
Ended up playing a paedophile in 2008 – “Gardens of the Night”. He even wore the same clothes in the movie as his abuser.
Opening up to The Today Show
Actor and writer.
Abused by 4 different adults as a kid, 3 men and the mother of one of his friends.
Opening up to Oprah
As someone who was sexually abused at 6 I have an insight into how these and others feel.
The abuse disrupted my schooling, my socialising, my health etc.
I only got it sorted out at about age 40.