Tuesday 26 September 2017

Beverley Knight: I was abuse victim

Beverley Knight says she suffered two abusive relationships
Beverley Knight says she suffered two abusive relationships

Beverley Knight suffered domestic abuse at the hands of more than one ex-boyfriend, she revealed.

The singer fled one abusive relationship, only to find herself in another.

Beverley told The Daily Telegraph: "I was a victim of abuse - this guy I was with had an issue with what I wore - he grabbed me by the throat and I told him I wasn't going to change, and he slapped me round the face - I went to the kitchen and grabbed a knife and waved it in his face, and said: 'Don't you ever do that to me again.'"

Speaking while attending the launch of the Avon And Women's Aid Empowering Women Awards, she added: "After that, I ended up seeing a guy who was just terrible: emotionally abusive. He would really put me down and I became this shadow of myself."

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