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Selma Blair, 49 years old, gave an interview in which he spoke openly about more complicated moments in his past.

The actress who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2018 admitted to People magazine that she struggled with alcohol addiction, confessing that the first time she got drunk happened when she was just 7 years old. “I don’t know if I could have survived my childhood without alcoholism.“, he says, revealing that this situation “It is a big problem for many people, as it proves to be a great comfort and relief in the beginning”.

Promoting the book she wrote on the subject, “Mean Baby”, Selma shares more details. That when I was 7, no one responsible “I paid attention to what I was consuming”. “I got drunk that night. Very much so. Someone laid me on my sister’s bed and the next morning I didn’t know how I got there.”

It says that, at an early stage, “I took quick sips when anxiety increased” and that he hid such an attitude, as he considered it a secret. Her drinking increased during her teens, especially after she was raped while on vacation while in college. At the time, she was drunk. Account: “I don’t know if the two raped me. One I know did.” describes, continuing: “I would like to say that what happened to me that night was something out of the ordinary, but it wasn’t. I was raped several times because I was too drunk to tell them to stop. There was a time when it was violent.”

Selma says that, until now, she had only talked about the abuse she suffered to a therapist. Now, she opens her life to the new book she has written, which hits the US market on May 17th. She claims that writing helped her in the healing process. “It made me stop having death wishes” reveals, assuming to have gone through a phase of suicidal thoughts. “Abuse is no longer a central part of my life. There was a lot of shame and guilt. Now I feel grateful to be turning this page“.

She guarantees she’s been sober since 2016 and hopes her sharing can help others who are going through similar situations. “Now I’m in a good moment. I can’t believe that happened to me and I’m here, I’m fine.”

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