Demi Moore recently opened up about being sexually assaulted at the age of 15 by a man who paid her mom for the heinous act. The 56-year-old made the shocking revelation on Good Morning America on Monday. She was at the fair to talk about her new book, Inside Out.
The actress dedicated the book to her three daughters in addition to her mother, who passed away in 1998. According to Moore, the sexual encounter happened when she came home one night and the big man was at home with her mother. After he raped her, Moore said he asked her how it felt “your mom sends her to you as a prostitute for $ 500”.
I guess, deep in my heart no – I don’t think it was a straightforward deal, ‘Moore told the TV journalist if she felt like her mom sold her.’ But it nonetheless – it gave him access and put me in harm’s way. “
The star said her parents had been suffering from alcoholism and that the family moved around the country frequently as they faced debt. She even expressed that her mother had attempted suicide when she was 12 years old.
Moore recalls in her book: “I remember using my fingers, a child’s little fingers, to dig pills my mother tried to swallow from her mouth.