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Jaime King

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It appears that the ongoing conversation revolving around sexual abuse, which has been heightened in Hollywood after Kesha's legal battle with music producer Dr. Luke, has inspired actress Jaime King to open up about a very private part of her past.

The mother of two took to Instagram to share an up-close photo of herself as a teen, and through a lengthy and candid caption titled "Survivor," seemingly confesses that she, too, was a victim of sexual abuse.

King begins by thanking those closest to her, including her husband Kyle Newman and close friend Taylor Swift , as well as Lady Gaga and Lena Dunham for speaking out about the subject.

"Thank you @kyle_newman for loving me whole | My children | @lenadunham for her relentless bravery that always leads my Spirit to stand up| Dr. Randy Harris for YEARS of empathy | Michael Hayes @awaketolove ~ there are no words | Dr. Allan Phillips | @erikaklein | @ladygaga | @official_dionne_warwick for breaking me whole last night and tonight| TS I love you for being there no matter what| Thank you to the only people I have told | Thank you to @damhave ~ you know why | Thank you @hooligandreamer| Thank you @amandadecadenet | Thank you to @unwomen & all organizations that have tirelessly worked to somehow comfort & make right," she began.

SURVIVOR - Thank you @kyle_newman for loving me whole | My children | @lenadunham for her relentless bravery that always leads my Spirit to stand up| Dr. Randy Harris for YEARS of empathy | Michael Hayes @awaketolove ~ there are no words | Dr. Allan Phillips | @erikaklein | @ladygaga | @official_dionne_warwick for breaking me whole last night and tonight| TS I love you for being there no matter what| Thank you to the only people I have told | Thank you to @damhave ~ you know why | Thank you @hooligandreamer| Thank you @amandadecadenet | Thank you to @unwomen & all organizations that have tirelessly worked to somehow comfort & make right | Thank you to myself to not choosing to not make this a cover story though that was what was suggested to me but to express from my heart to you all personally which felt the most honest way for me to speak | Thank you to my Soul, body, mind, emotions, my inner child, my younger self, I love you. It's a night of celebration, of change, of not being ashamed of your race, creed color, situation, circumstances and environment, or past. Now I am free, somewhat. Thank you for the switch that went off inside finally when I realized my silence said I cannot help nor change and that is not who I am. I love you all very much for creating a safe space. The time is now. I was about 14 here, it started at 12. Peace Be Still ??

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The actress continued to explain why she previously chose to keep her experience to herself, not to speaking publicly about it despite having once been encouraged to share her story with the masses.

"Thank you to myself to not choosing to not make this a cover story though that was what was suggested to me but to express from my heart to you all personally which felt the most honest way for me to speak | Thank you to my Soul, body, mind, emotions, my inner child, my younger self, I love you."

She added, "It's a night of celebration, of change, of not being ashamed of your race, creed color, situation, circumstances and environment, or past. Now I am free, somewhat. Thank you for the switch that went off inside finally when I realized my silence said I cannot help nor change and that is not who I am. I love you all very much for creating a safe space. The time is now."

King ended her emotional post with, "I was about 14 here, it started at 12. Peace Be Still."

The star's Instagram post comes on the heels of Gaga and Vice President Joe Biden bringing sexual assault awareness to the Oscars last night.

The vice president introduced Gaga's performance of "Til It Happens To You." The Oscar-nominated song, co-written by Lady Gaga and Diane Warren, is featured in The Hunting Ground, a documentary about alleged sexual assaults on college campuses.

When Biden introduced the performance he encouraged everyone to sign the ItsOnUs.org pledge. "A pledge that says, 'I will intervene in situations where consent has not or cannot be given,'" he explained.

Lady Gaga, a sexual assault survivor herself, had other rape survivors on stage with her during her performance, who displayed messages like "unbreakable" and "it happened to me" written on their arms.