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‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

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Duffy has shared a harrowing account of being raped, drugged and held captive, saying she was at "high risk of suicide" following the ordeal.The 35-year-old Welsh singer, whose full name is Aimee Anne Duffy, said she was telling her "dark story" to help "others who have suffered the same". She first revealed she was drugged and raped by an unnamed attacker in February, and revealed more details of what happened to her via a lengthy post on her verified Instagram page.She wrote: "I hope it comforts you to feel less ashamed if you feel alone."It was my birthday, I was drugged at a restaurant, I was drugged then for four weeks and travelled to a foreign country. ...
Duffy: Singer was ‘drugged for four weeks, raped and taken abroad’

Duffy: Singer was ‘drugged for four weeks, raped and taken abroad’

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Singer Duffy has opened up about a four-week ordeal during which she was drugged in her own home, raped and taken to a foreign country.It's the first time she's given details of the terrifying experience, which led to her retreating from the spotlight."Rape is like living murder, you are alive, but dead," she wrote."All I can say is it took an extremely long time, sometimes feeling never ending, to reclaim the shattered pieces of me."Duffy had the UK's best-selling album of 2008 and won three Brit Awards and a Grammy, but she virtually vanished after releasing her second album in 2010.Her lengthy written account, in which she does not name her attacker, comes a month after she posted the first details on Instagram. Singer Duffy unveils music comeback Duff...
Singer Duffy ‘drugged, raped and held captive’

Singer Duffy ‘drugged, raped and held captive’

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Grammy award-winning singer Duffy has revealed she was drugged and raped after being held captive by an attacker.The 35-year-old Welsh star posted on her verified Instagram account that her "recovery took time".The performer, who had a UK number one single Mercy in 2008, wrote to her 33,000 followers: "The truth is, and please trust me I am OK and safe now.""I was raped and drugged and held captive over some days," she wrote.Duffy, whose debut album Rockferry went seven times platinum as it went to number one in six countries, won three Brit Awards and a Grammy following her breakthrough.At the Brits, she won British Breakthrough, Best British Female and Best British Album awards."You can only imagine the amount of times I though...