AnnaLynne McCord Reveals Shocking Story Of Sexual Abuse
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AnnaLynne McCord has been a huge part of the Somaly Mam Foundation, which is an organization that aims to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking around the world. Not only does she travel to Cambodia each Christmas to spend time with victimized young women and girls, but on Sept. 22, McCord hosted the Life is Love event in Los Angeles for the foundation, revealing that she herself has been sexually abused.
"Has anyone ever been raped? Sexually abused? Not said 'no' when you felt you didn't have the right to?" the 25-year-old actress asked the crowd, which was filled with her "90210" co-stars, including Shenae Grimes, Jessica Stroup, Matt Lanter, Justin Deeley and Ryan Eggold. "I know what it feels like," McCord added.
And although she didn't address the situation onstage, McCord talked with Us Weekly after the event and told her personal story:
"I had a very similar experience to what these girls go through 20 times a night. It happened to me once by somebody
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