She talked about being molested as a child on “Nightline,” saying she also became pregnant as a teen but elected to have an abortion.
“Being pregnant is the most frightening thing that happens in your life,” says the 49-year-old. “I knew in high school that’s something that I was not prepared to do, or fight, or struggle with.”
She credited her over-sexualized past, however, on a lot of decisions she made in her youth.
“I think I was highly sexualized because I was in fifth grade and I had this experience,” she explained. “Because it feels good, you’re like, OK, well this is supposed to be normal. That’s not normal for a 10-year-old to be seduced.”
he former Miss World, who lost her title after a nude photo scandal, discusses her painful past further in her upcoming memoir, “You Have No Idea.”