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I Was Molested By A Relative At The Age Of 8 – Stella Damasus Reveals

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Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus has revealed how she was sexually assaulted at a tender age.

According to Stella Damasus, she was only 8.  In a live session with the veteran rapper, Bouqui, the renowned thespian narrated how she was molested by a supposed relative at a tender age.

The 43-year-old mother of two shared her story while explaining why she had been calm about the recent rape issue.

Stella Damasus
Here is what she said;

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“I hate it when people come and say this thing happened to you; why are you just talking about it now.  Bouqui, it has happened to me, I don’t say this anywhere, I have never said this before, it has happened to me, it wasn’t rape, it was molestation, by someone who was supposed to be related to me.”

She continued;

“I was eight years old, I couldn’t talk about it for years because it traumatized me, nobody knew; I was dealing with it myself. Why couldn’t I talk, I knew what happened to others who had spoken up about it, they were disgraced; if you see the shame, even in school, once the word got out, it was about her being a prostitute even as young as we were, they would call you names, so man as seen you?”

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Stella DamasusIn the latter part of the session, Damasus stated;

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“Man has touched you?  It’s not about what you’re going through, at the end of the day you spend years dealing with your trauma and we are not in a society that believes in “oh! Go and see a therapist to talk about it for counseling,” said Damasus.

Stella Damasus revealed that she has since healed after going for counseling.

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