Nine Celebrities Who Survived Childhood Sexual Abuse

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  • Chris Brown
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Tyler Perry
  • Mo'Nique
  • Laveranues Coles
  • Maya Angelou
  • Queen Latifah
  • Don Lemon
  • It Can Happen to Anyone
  • Vanessa Williams

Tyler Perry

Media mogul Tyler Perry admitted to his dear friend Oprah Winfrey on her show that was a victim of sexual abuse by the hands of four adults. Starting at the age of nine, Perry was abused by a male neighbor, male church member, male family friend and a friend's mother. 

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