In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Abigail Breslin opened up about her own personal experience.
The 20-year-old actress shared an image via Instagram on Tuesday, simply writing that she knew her assailant. It is the first time Breslin has spoken about being a victim.
The Oscar-nominated star received an outpouring of support from fans on social media, which prompted her to thank them on Twitter Wednesday.
so beyond thankful by the immense support regarding my IG post last night. I am so lucky to have all of you kind souls in my corner.
— Abigail Breslin (@yoabbaabba) April 12, 2017
Sarah Hyland and Debra Messing also shared their support on Twitter.
— Sarah Hyland (@Sarah_Hyland) April 12, 2017
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) April 12, 2017