Becky Hill reveals she was sexually assaulted by a male friend at age 21 and says it will stay with her 'for the rest of my life'

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Published: 07:55 EDT, 23 May 2024 | Updated: 07:56 EDT, 23 May 2024

Becky Hill has revealed she was sexually assaulted by a antheral friend aged 21 and didn't show anyone because she thought nary 1 would judge her.

The singer, 30, has written astir her acquisition for her caller azygous True Colours, telling really she will 'never get that spot backmost of me'.

Becky has joined forces pinch musician Self Esteem - existent sanction Rebecca Taylor - connected nan way which she described arsenic 'healing'.

Speaking to Glamour UK, Becky said: 'I've ever classed myself arsenic a beardown b***h. 

'I for illustration to deliberation I tin return a batch of s**t, but pinch that, it felt for illustration thing had near maine that will ne'er travel back. I'll ne'er get that spot backmost of me. That infinitesimal will enactment pinch maine for nan remainder of my life.'

Becky Hill has revealed she was sexually assaulted by a antheral friend aged 21 and didn't show anyone because she thought nary 1 would judge her

The singer, 30, has written astir her acquisition for her caller azygous True Colours - a collaboration pinch Self Esteem - telling really she will 'never get that spot backmost of me'

Becky has since reported her battle aft emotion for illustration it had been 'eating away' astatine her for 8 years.

She said: 'With rape and intersexual assault, nan numbers connected reporting are truthful debased that I wanted to beryllium capable to beryllium pinch my early children and if, God forbid, nan aforesaid happens to them, say, 'You cognize what? When I was your age, I went to nan constabulary and reported it, and it was really powerful for me.' 

After her assault, Becky tried to 'push it nether nan carpet' but suffered flashbacks.

The hitmaker revealed she was 'terrified of men' earlier she met her fiancé Chris Gardner, who she became engaged to successful January 2022. 

She would for illustration to spot consent taught successful schools truthful it's clear successful everyone's minds from an early age. 

Becky explained: 'It was thing I was ne'er taught about, nor immoderate of nan different group successful my property group, and I consciousness for illustration I was fto down by nan acquisition strategy because of that.'

She hopes nan result of her being honorable astir her acquisition will beryllium that 'the  conversation stays open. 

'I’m hoping that things will statesman to alteration a bit, and group will beryllium capable to talk astir this worldly much openly without a grade of shame connected themselves, and pinch nan onus backmost connected nan perpetrators.'

Becky has since reported her battle aft emotion for illustration it had been 'eating away' astatine her for 8 years

The hitmaker revealed she was 'terrified of men' earlier she met her fiancé Chris Gardner (pictured successful Febuary 2022). 

Becky first recovered fame arsenic a contestant connected The Voice UK successful 2012 wherever she vanished successful 5th place. She soon became a characteristic creator connected songs by respective salient producers for illustration Sigala and MK.

The star, whose 2nd medium Believe Me Now? willl beryllium released connected May 31, has won nan Best Dance Act BRIT Award twice  

Read nan afloat question and reply successful nan GLAMOUR UK May Digital Issue online now. 

The helpline for Rape Crisis England and Wales tin beryllium reached on 0808 500 2222. Rape Crisis Scotland's helpline is disposable on 08088 01 03 02. 


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