Lucy Hale of Pretty Little Liars admits she was 'taken advantage of when intoxicated'
Lucy Hale has revealed she was taken advantage of by a man after having a few drinks.
The Pretty Little Liars actress, 28, made the admission in the new issue of Haute Living Los Angeles for which she posed for the cover.
'I think there are a lot of people who have been intoxicated and taken advantage of. It's happened to me and people I know. It's very common,' the brunette star told the lifestyle magazine. 'Luckily, I've been unscathed; nothing's hurt me too badly.'
Confession: Lucy Hale has revealed she was taken advantage of by a man after having a few drinks. The Pretty Little Liars actress, 28, made the admission in the new issue of Haute Living Los Angeles
Her past: 'I think there are a lot of people who have been intoxicated and taken advantage of. It's happened to me and people I know. It's very common,' the brunette star said. 'Luckily, I've been unscathed; nothing's hurt me too badly'
The Tennessee native added, 'I've experienced stuff on the small side, but assault is assault.'
This comes after the Truth Or Dare actress penned a cryptic message to her fans on social media in January regarding a sexual assault incident.
'I never understood sexual assault until tonight. I always sympathized, but never felt the pain of it until right now,' said Hale.
A good point: The Tennessee native added, 'I've experienced stuff on the small side, but assault is assault'
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In a great place in her life: The star, seen here in a plunging black dress that gave a look at her tattoo, has been landing several roles such as the film Dude with actress Awkwafina
Lucy continued her emotional message: 'My dignity and pride was broken. I am completely at a loss of words.'
The Life Sentence actress ended on a lighter note promising to help create change: 'I feel for anyone that has felt this pain that I feel right now. But I promise. I will not let a moment go by that I don't try to make a difference.'
The red carpet regular deleted her post moments after, but posted the same message on her Twitter account.
Lucy wrote: 'I deleted it from Instagram. But this needs to be heard.'
Stunning star: The former child actress wore cocktail attire and heels for her breathtaking photo shoot by Randall Slavin
Of the MeToo movement: In another interview she said, 'I feel grateful to have people that I look up to that are speaking up about things. Not just women — I think men have sometimes suffered the same way that women have'
And then that same month she told People: 'I feel grateful to have people that I look up to that are speaking up about things. Not just women — I think men have sometimes suffered the same way that women have.
'And as long as a conversation is going or a conversation has started, which it has, that's the best thing you could ever ask for because that makes people feel not alone.'
Sad news: This comes she penned a cryptic message to her fans on social media regarding a sexual assault incident i
The star added: 'I think if powerful people can make a difference by speaking up, which they are, that will trickle down hopefully.
'My whole thing is I never want to be someone who makes it all shiny and rainbows all the time, because it's not. No one ever feels like that 24/7.'
The cover girl has been linked to actor Riley Smith since February. They worked together on her TV show Life Sentence.
The star also told Haute Living that she has not had it easy overall in LA. Earlier this year her home was burglarized.
But she said the city has 'her back.'
Lucy explained: 'I know it sounds weird, but I've always been at ease here. For me, this is it. I think I'll always live here. I feel like I can be myself here.'
Her big hit: The beauty, second from right, with (left to right) Shay Mitchell, Troian Bellisario and Ashley Benson on Pretty Little Liars