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Viola Davis Shares Personal Stories of Sexual Assault During Powerful Speech at Rape Foundation Event

Originally posted 09/26/2016 11:35AM

Viola Davis' own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Rape Foundation, the actress explained in a powerful speech Sunday.

Davis, 51, opened up about her experience with the group while being honored at the Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch in Beverly Hills.

"Myself, my mother, my sisters, my friend Rebecca, my friend from childhood, we all have one thing in common: We are all survivors of sexual assault in some way, shape or form," said the How to Get Away with Murder star.

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Toby Willis' Wife and Children Are 'Truly Hurting' in Wake of Shocking Child Rape Arrest: Source

Originally posted 09/16/2016 03:00PM

The Willis Clan is reeling in the wake of family patriarch Toby Willis' child rape charges.

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Toby Willis of The Willis Family Appears in Court on Child Rape Charges Following Shocking Arrest

Originally posted 09/12/2016 03:35PM

Toby Nathaniel Willis appeared in court in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, on Monday after being charged with child rape this past weekend.

Willis did not have an attorney in Muhlenberg County district court today, Circuit Court Clerk Camron Laycock tells PEOPLE.

During the hearing, Laycock confirmed that 46-year-old Willis did not oppose extradition, meaning that the state of Tennessee has up to 60 days to retrieve him from across state lines. (Will was not given the opportunity to enter a plea on Monday and isn't expected to do so until he is formally charged in Tennessee.)

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True Crime

5 Things to Know About the Minnesota Teacher Dead in Murder-Suicide During a Child Sex Abuse Investigation

Originally posted 09/07/2016 03:25PM

The apparent murder-suicide of a Minnesota elementary school teacher and his husband last week now seems to have masked a darker truth: Police say the couple, teacher Aric Babbitt and Matthew Deyo, are being investigated after multiple teenagers accused them of sexual abuse.

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Credit: Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office
Stanford Sexual Assault Convict Brock Turner to Be Released From Jail on Friday

Stanford Sexual Assault Convict Brock Turner to Be Released From Jail on Friday

Originally posted 08/29/2016 10:20PM

Brock Turner, the former Stanford University student athlete convicted of sexual assaulting a woman at a January 2015 fraternity party, was sentenced to jail for six months.

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Natalie Dormer Dishes on Writing a Movie With Fiancé Anthony Byrne: 'It’s Tough!'

Natalie Dormer Dishes on Writing a Movie With Fiancé Anthony Byrne: 'It’s Tough!'

Originally posted 08/20/2016 04:00PM

Natalie Dormer and fiancé Anthony Byrne may be totally in love – but that doesn't mean it makes it easier to work together.

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Jerry Sandusky Denies Abusing Boys in Court as He Tries to Get Conviction Thrown Out

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Jerry Sandusky Denies Abusing Boys in Court as He Tries to Get Conviction Thrown Out

Originally posted 08/15/2016 04:25PM

Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach serving 30 to 60 years in prison after his 2012 conviction for child sex abuse, denied he abused boys during an hour of testimony on Friday, according to multiple reports.

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