24 Celebrities Who Are Rape Survivors People
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24 Celebrities Who Are Rape Survivors

List of Famous Rape Victims, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. There are 237,868 victims of sexual assault or rape in the United States every year. Several celebrities have had the misfortune of being included in this statistic. Many of them have decided to speak about their experiences to help other victims of rape move on with their lives. For more information or to get help, contact the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network at 800-656-HOPE.

Who is the most famous rape victim? Oprah Winfrey tops our list. The talk show host was raped by a relative when she was just 9 years old. She has been an outspoken advocate for survivors of abuse. She frequently used her show as a platform for fellow survivors to tell their stories. Other famous women who have been the victims of rape include Fiona Apple, Fran Drescher and Gabrielle Union.

Some famous men have also been victims of rape. Singer Rufus Wainwright was raped and robbed in Hyde Park in 1987. He was 14 years old at the time. Wainwright has said that he survived the attack by faking a seizure. Sex Pistols' bassist Sid Vicious was raped when he was in prison, as was the notorious robber Clyde Barrow.

Do you think that it was brave of these famous people to share their stories? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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    Talk show host Oprah Winfrey was raped by a relative when she was just 9 years old.


    Born: 1954
    Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America
    Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor + 4 more
    Institution: Nicolet High School, Tennessee State University, East Literature Magnet School
    Height: 5'6"
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