Survivors: Stars Who Experienced Domestic Violence

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  • Madonna
  • Keke Wyatt
  • Rihanna
  • Whitney Houston
  • Nicole Brown
  • Evelyn Lozada
  • Tina Turner
  • La Toya Jackson
  • Halle Berry
  • NeNe Leakes
  • Robin Givens
  • Charlize Theron


The 2009 scandal that broke up hip hop's golden couple reminded us that girl power hasn't knocked out domestic violence. But the real controversy came in the years to follow, when Rihanna, who became too friendly with her ex for most people's comfort, was accused repeatedly of sending a dangerous message to other victims. The pop star recently revealed to Oprah that she still "feels protective" of Brown at times.

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