There are many cases of rape which are registered every day. It was estimated that around 250,987 victims of sexual assault/rape suffer in the United States every year.
Now, it may come as a shock to you that many celebrities have suffered this misfortune of being included in this statistic.
These celebrities later decided to speak about their experiences to help other victims of rape so that they can move on with their lives.
Following are the celebrities who are the rape survivors.
The famous media mogul Oprah Winfrey was raped by a relative when she was just 9 years old.
She has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history.
A few years back, famous pop singer Lady Gaga revealed to radio host Howard Stern that she had been raped by a record producer who was twenty years her senior when she was 19 years old.
There is a song from this pop star, Swine, and it is about the incident.
Famous "Bad Boyz II" actress Gabrielle Union was raped while working at a shoe store. She was 19 years old. She is an Advocate, Model, Actor and a Voice artist.
The lovely Ashley Judd faced many sexual assaults in the industry. She once discussed being raped in her memoir "All That Is Bitter and Sweet." She is an actor etymologist, spokesperson, television producer and political activist.
Ashley Judd also accused Harvey Weinstein that sexually harassed her and ruined her career.
Famous actor and director Tyler Perry was raped by the mother of his childhood friend, who held him hostage in her house until he had sex with her.
In 1989, the famous Musician Fiona Apple was raped near her family's apartment. She was only 12 years old at the time.
Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood testified about the multiple sexual assaults she had survived in the past.
She spoke in support of the 2016 Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights Act, legislation she and other survivors hope to implement in every state.
In a very tragic incident, Fran Drescher and a friend were robbed and raped in Drescher's home. Her husband Peter Jacobson was also attacked, tied up, and he was forced to watch the incident.
The famous American rapper and actress was sexually abused by a babysitter as a child.
Actress Mackenzie Phillips claims that she was raped by her father John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas.
The incident occurred in 1978 when Mackenzie was 19 years old.
The famous American actress Anne Heche was raped by her father from the time she was a toddler until she was 12.
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