Amber Heard pens a heartfelt letter to domestic violence victims

Amber Heard has always been vocal about the alleged domestic violence she suffered at the hands of now ex-husband Johnny Depp.

The 30-year-old wrote a powerful open letter in Porter where she spoke out about her experiences ad gave her advice to women the world over who are victims of abuse. 

"You are not alone. You may have suffered alone behind closed doors, but you are not alone. You need to know that. I want to remind you of your strength, a strength that has been multiplied by the number of women who stand silently behind you—a truth that allowed me to break down the doors I once found myself behind," she began.

"Let's start with the truth—the cold, hard truth. When a woman comes forward to speak out about injustice or her suffering, instead of aid, respect and support, she will be met with hostility, scepticism and shame. Her motives will be questioned and her truth ignored."

 

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'I never felt like anyone would or could rescue me, so naturally I resented the label of "victim."

"As I write this today, I can promise every woman who is suffering in silence, you are not alone. You may not see us, but we are there," finished the actress.

The letter comes after the star's moving video about domestic violence was pulled from the internet, presumably because it was in breach of the confidentially clause included in her divorce settlement with actor Johnny Depp. We hope this letter doesn't go the same way. 

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