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Westworld star Evan Rachel Wood says she has been raped twice

Published 29/11/2016

Evan Rachel Wood says she has been raped twice (AP)
Evan Rachel Wood says she has been raped twice (AP)

US actress Evan Rachel Wood has revealed that she has been raped twice in an open letter that she posted on social media.

The revelation came in a letter to Rolling Stone that Ms Wood made public on Twitter on Monday.

In the note, she wrote: "Yes, I have been raped."

She said was assaulted once "by a significant other" she was together with at the time, and by a bar owner during a separate incident.

She added that she initially questioned herself over both incidents, which she says took place "many many years ago".

The Westworld actress posted the letter after the incidents were mentioned in a Rolling Stone profile of her published earlier this month.

Ms Wood said in the letter that she believes being raped "was one of the many factors" behind a suicide attempt when she was 22.

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