Abbie Chatfield reveals she was raped at a party - and the shameful way her friends reacted: 'I feel sick bringing this up'

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By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 17:37 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 19:14 EDT, 31 October 2023

Abbie Chatfield has revealed she was raped while astatine a statement successful precocious school. 

The Bachelor star, 28, shared nan shocking incident connected her It's A Lot podcast this week during an question and reply pinch Teach Us Consent CEO Chanel Contos, explaining that it near her emotion anxious and ashamed for years. 

'I've ne'er spoken astir this. I consciousness sick moreover bringing this up,' Abbie began .   

'Basically, I had consensual activity pinch 1 feline astatine this party, and past I was truthful drunk that I was passed retired successful a bush. And past this different feline had activity pinch maine - who I'd kissed 2 weekends before, aliases something. That was rape.' 

In a shocking twist, Abbie claimed her friends had nary sympathy erstwhile she told them. 

Abbie Chatfield has revealed she was raped while astatine a statement successful precocious schoolhouse - and nan shameful measurement her friends reacted

'My friends were conscionable benignant of like, 'You're being ridiculous, you're conscionable a sl*t, and you conscionable regret it truthful you don't want to talk astir it',' she said. 

The Masked Singer tried to brushwood disconnected nan incident for years, earlier nan trauma came rushing backmost astatine an unexpected moment.  

'It wasn't until I sewage older, for illustration 20, aliases something, and I had activity pinch my fellow successful a park… I had a afloat blown panic attack, and was like, 'Why was that?''

The Bachelor star, 28, shared nan shocking incident connected her It's A Lot podcast this week during an question and reply pinch Teach Us Consent CEO Chanel Contos, explaining that it near her emotion anxious and ashamed for years 

Abbie clarified she has nary plans to sanction nan man responsible for her assault, because 'he was young and didn't person nan accusation to understand that that wasn't OK.' 

'So truthful [I consciousness like] if I speak astir it, I'm perchance conscionable ruining his life because he astir apt has nary thought really that affected me. Why are we carrying astir nan guilt and nan shame and nan worry astir it?' she asked.  

Abbie has antecedently spoken astir her determination not to spell nationalist about several incidents of intersexual battle successful her past.

'Basically, I had consensual activity pinch 1 feline astatine this party, and past I was truthful drunk that I was passed retired successful a bush. And past this different feline had activity pinch maine - who I'd kissed 2 weekends before, aliases something. That was rape,' she said

'My friends were conscionable benignant of like, 'You're being ridiculous, you're conscionable a sl*t, and you conscionable regret it truthful you don't want to talk astir it',' she said

Speaking to Brains Trust podcast successful 2021, Abbie said she had been nan unfortunate of intersexual battle 'more than erstwhile successful varying degrees', but feared speaking retired because her attackers were fierce aliases wealthy.

She added that a 3rd battle happened erstwhile she was 'a spot younger' - and she thinks group 'would opportunity that I was lying'.

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