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RihannaRihanna was the victim of domestic abuse at the hand of then boyfriend Chris Brown. Brutal photos were released just after the incident showing the pop star with a swollen and bruised face.
- Age: 27
- Birthplace: Saint Michael Parish, Barbados
- Profession: Fashion designer, Songwriter, Actor, Music artist, Singer
- Credits: The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, 21, I Love You, Man
Halle BerryHalle Berry grew up with an abusive father. The Oscar winner discussed her difficult past with James Lipton on his show "Inside the Actor's Studio."
- Age: 49
- Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
- Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Voice acting
- Credits: X-Men: The Last Stand, Cloud Atlas, X-Men 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past
Charlize TheronCharlize Theron grew up with an abusive father who would frequently state that he was going to kill the whole family. Theron's mother shot her father in self defense after he came home drunk and agitated one night.
- Age: age 40
- Birthplace: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
- Profession: Spokesperson, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Film Director
- Credits: Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, Monster, Hancock
MadonnaMadonna was raped on a New York rooftop when she was just 19. She also suffered mental and physical abuse from her ex-husband Sean Penn throughout their four year marriage.
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- Age: age 57
- Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America
- Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
- Credits: Madonna: Truth or Dare, Desperately Seeking Susan, Dick Tracy, Evita
Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore suffered child abuse and neglect from her father John Barrymore. Drew, growing up a child star, was also introduced to drugs, alcohol, and sex at an early age.
- Age: age 40
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, Culver City, California, United States of America
- Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter, Author, + more
- Credits: Donnie Darko, Charlie's Angels, Scream, My Date with Drew
- Shakira suffered domestic abuse from an old boyfriend. The Colombian singer has become a symbol of women's empowerment across the globe.
- Age: age 38
- Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
- Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model, + more
- Credits: Love in the Time of Cholera, 27 Dresses, From Prada to Nada, Camino
Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson stated that he ex-husband Tommy Lee was mentally and physically abusive to her and her children. Anderson and Lee divorced in 1998.
- Age: age 48
- Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada
- Profession: Activist, Television director, Nude Glamour Model, Television producer, Model, + more
- Credits: V.I.P., Scary Movie 3, Baywatch, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson
Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey suffered from sexual abuse as a child in Milwaukee. The talk show host as been vocal about her experience and she has helped many other victims move past their horrific pasts.
- Age: age 61
- Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America
- Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more
- Credits: The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Color Purple, Beloved, Oprah: Where Are They Now?