Singer Duffy tells fans she was raped, drugged and held captive

Singer-songwriter Duffy tells fans she was raped and drugged in an emotional Instagram post

Duffy posted an emotional status to Instagram this evening and opened up35-year-old told fans she had wanted to talk about her experience for a whileSaid she hadn’t wanted to show the ‘sadness in her eyes’ after she was raped

Singer-songwriter Duffy tonight told how she was held captive and raped, as she opened up to her fans in an emotional social media post.

The 35-year-old said she had wanted to share her experience with fans ‘so many times’. 

The pop star, who hails from Bangor in northwest Wales said she hadn’t wanted to show the world the ‘sadness in her eyes’.

Posting on Instagram she said: ‘You can only imagine the amount of times I thought about writing this. The way I would write it, how I would feel thereafter. 

Duffy posted this black and white photo of herself alongside the emotional post last night

She began by telling her fans that she felt 'liberated' by opening up to them finally about her ordeal

She began by telling her fans that she felt ‘liberated’ by opening up to them finally about her ordeal 

‘Well, not entirely sure why now is the right time, and what it is that feels exciting and liberating for me to talk. I cannot explain it. 

‘Many of you wonder what happened to me, where did I disappear to and why’. 

She said she had confided in a journalist over the summer and that it had ‘felt amazing to finally speak’ about her experience. 

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