Celebrities are merely a small fraction of the population, but there’s a long list of stars who’ve either been abused, the list only grows on a much bigger scale. Here’s the list of celebrities who have spoken about their abusive relationships.
A report from 2009 revealed a terrible abuse story between Rihanna and former boyfriend Chris Brown. The report stated Brown had slammed Rihanna into a window before punching her repeatedly in the face, arms and legs, making it one of the most shocking celebrity domestic violence incidents to happen in the public eye. She’s spoken out about it publicly multiple times since then and advocated for victims.
Emotional and verbal abuse is just as damaging as physical abuse
In 2009, Carey admitted that she had been emotionally abused by her ex-boyfriend. She said tha she felt locked in a situation like this because of this toxic relationship. However, she was inspired by another star, Rihanna, who too came out of domestic abuse problem. Luckily, she was able to escape the toxic relationship.
In 2016, Amber filed a report against her husband, Johnny Depp. Both of them were involved in fights as per the reports. Depp allegedly smashed several objects while yelling, she claimed that Johnny once smashed iPhone into her face during an argument.
Turner’s ex-husband had nearly killed her on more than one occasion by brutally beating her repeatedly and forcing sex on her. Tina decided to stand up for herself and ended the abuse in 1976 after her husband had raised his hand to her in the back seat of a car in Las Vegas for the last time.
Back in the 1980s, Madonna’s then-husband Sean Penn was known for his violent outbursts. Around the time he hit a photographer in 1987, he also struck Madonna with a baseball bat (however, she didn’t press charges). There is also report saying that Penn tied Madonna to a chair and beat her, threatened to shave her head, and chased her out of a hotel room.
In 1988, Lionel Richie and his first wife, Brenda Harvey, were going through a rough patch in their marriage. Harvey then caught Richie having an affair with another woman and decided to retaliate. She was arrested for spousal abuse after she broke into the singer’s hotel and beat him
In 1996, Berry revealed to People magazine that she was abused by a former boyfriend. She said she was hit so hard her eardrum was punctured. She said not she was abused but her mother too faced the same.
Schumer gets super candid about her past relationships and it’s not what we’d expect from this funny gal. She wrote that her ex-boyfriend by the name of Dan was physically and emotionally abusive towards her. “I thought it was the love of my life for a long time but I allowed him to hurt me in ways that I still don’t understand. Dan and I would go to happy hours and get drunk, and then he’d get mad and shove me a little