It's true what they say: celebrities really are just like the rest of us.
AnnaLynne McCord is a famous actress and model, but, like roughly 20% of all women in the United States, she is also a victim of rape.
The 27-year-old penned an essay in the July issue of Cosmopolitan which candidly describes not only her history of being physically and sexually abused, but also the lingering emotional pain and torment she's suffered through since.
It's genuinely one of the bravest and most inspired pieces we've ever read.
The 90210 star begins by describing her strict, religious upbringing and the corporal punishment she suffered through at the hands of her parents.
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