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Vanessa Williams Opens Up About Being Molested at 10 Years Old (VIDEO)

Truth rating: 10

By Karen Brill

VIDEO

(OWN)

Vanessa Williams opened up about being molested at age 10 by an 18-year-old woman on Sunday’s episode of “Oprah‘s Master Class.”

Williams recalled that she was staying at the teen’s home when she was awoken and sexually assaulted in the middle of the night.

“At age 10 years old, I had no idea what it was, but I knew it felt good and I knew I shouldn’t be saying anything and I didn’t tell anyone,” she shared.

Still, Williams said she also knew that it was “something that was not supposed to be happening,” and confessed that the experience left her with a sense of “shame that was always haunting me.”

The actress first publicly revealed the molestation in her 2012 memoir.

Check out the video below.

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