And while undergoing therapy sessions last year, the star recalled painful memories of childhood sexual abuse for the first time in her life. I wanted to be loved. I thought I had to had sex with someone to be able to be loved. They gave me hope. In her first-person Cosmopolitan essay, McCord wrote candidly about her devoutly Christian, physically abusive upbringing, and the night she woke up to find a male friend raping her in her Los Angeles apartment at age
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By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail. She's previously revealed that when she was 18, she was raped in her own apartment by a friend. McCord first spoke about being raped in an essay for Cosmopolitan in Since then she has become president of Together1Heart, an organization focused on supporting victims of sex trafficking in Cambodia and working towards ending 'modern day slavery.
AnnaLynne McCord Says 'Memories of Child Sexual Abuse' Came Back During Her Treatment for PTSD
When I was on a few years ago, the character I played, Naomi, was raped by someone she knew. I welcomed the story line, thinking it was important for viewers. I memorized my lines and rehearsed the scenes. I felt ready to go.
Skip navigation! Story from News. In an interview with the BBC , McCord revealed that she had been raped when she was 18 years old by someone she knew. I woke up, and he was inside me. McCord said when she woke up to the sexual assault she was paralyzed with fear and couldn't fight back.