Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

AnnaLynne McCord Opens Up About Childhood Rape

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

AnnaLynne McCord, who played Naomi Clark on the popular teen drama “90210,” recently opened up about the traumatic rape she endured as a child.

McCord spoke at the Somaly Mam Foundation Gala, held in New York City. The foundation is committed to ending sex slavery and human trafficking. During her speech on Wednesday, the actress broke down.

”I was raped,” she said candidly. “I was abused as a child. This is so important to me. I was suicidal. I cut my arms up. I wanted to die. I had a bottle of pills in a hotel and I was ready to end it all.”

McCord’s surprising confession came before the gala’s host, Katie Couric, and many other celebrity guests. A few of the stars in attendance were Kristen Bell, Russell Simmons, Susan Sarandon and fashion icon, Diane von Furstenberg.

”It happened to me once by somebody that I knew and it is a very interesting thing to feel that you do not have the voice to say ‘no,'” McCord explained. “I did not know how to say, ‘I don’t want this. Please do not do this to me.”’

Her courageous speech helped raise an additional $35,000 for the charity, bringing the grand total for the evening to $700,000.

Photo Credit: Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com
Source: contactmusic

Like us on Facebook:

Vegans who campaign against fur are upset that Aritzia is using fake fur but real down

You know how we won’t shut up about how ineffective single issue campaigns are, including the ones against fur?


LA schools fuck up, reintroduce flavoured milk as a healthy option

Cafeterias have become pilot programs for whether or not strawberry and chocolate milk is the way to make more money on our youth.


Dallas is afraid of a little vegan brisket

Uh oh Dallas, have you been shown that you don’t need animals to make a mean barbecue?