Queen Latifah, who now appears to be ok with being openly gay, has admitted that she was sexually abused as a child. Here is the AP report:
Queen Latifah has revealed a traumatic chapter of her personal life: The singer-actress was sexually abused as a child.
In the latest issue of Essence magazine, Latifah says the abuse occurred over a period of time, and at the hands of a teenager charged with watching her.
"He violated me," says Latifah. "I never told anybody; I just buried it as deeply as I could and kept people at an arm's distance."