Ashley Judd has opened up about the shocking childhood she led in a new memoir, which also reveals she had been a casualty of sexual abuse.
Judd, 42, exposed in her new book All That Is Bitter and Sweet that she was abused constantly, and had led such a torturous childhood that she considered taking her own life, the Daily Mail reported.
The actress said the first of the many sexual assaults she endured was when she was still living in Kentucky, where her mother Naomi Judd had stirred the family after her divorce from Michael Ciminella.
According to the National Enquirer, Judd recalled in graphic detail being pulled into a dark, empty store by an older man who offered her a quarter to play a pinball machine.She revealed vibrant memories of how he grabbed her and molested her while putting his tongue in her mouth.
She managed to fight the performer off but said when she revealed her trauma to adults in her life, no one believed her, which left her overwhelmed. Agencies