Mzansi female celebs come forward to tell their own stories of abuse

Mzansi female celebs come forward to tell their own stories of abuse

- Thickleeyonce and Moonchild Sanelly have decided to speak up and tell Mzansi about the abuse they've survived

- With the focus on violence against women in SA, their stories are a reminder that no woman is safe anymore

- Hopefully these ladies will inspire others to break their silence as well

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Things are looking terrible for women in South Africa - the situation, being described as femicide, has placed a bright spotlight on the abuse and violence that many SA women deal with regularly.

Women have been coming forward to tell their stories - how they've suffered at the hands of men - and celebs have added their voices as well.

Thickleeyonce and Moonchild Sanelly are both survivors of violent treatment from men and shared their stories with Mzansi.

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Thickleeyonce, reported TimesLIVE, took to her Twitter account to tell her followers about how her ex used to threaten to kill her.

"I broke up with my recent ex cos he told me he’d kill me and no one would find my body."

The influencer added that there was something in the confident way he said those words that made her believe him.

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Singer Moonchild Sanelly also shared her story - she alleges that she was raped as well as sexually assaulted by a relative.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Moonchild also used Twitter to share her experience. According to her, the police told her to sort things out as a family instead of helping her.

"The cops, both male and female, asked me what I was wearing and why I danced with [the family member] and [said] that I should go home and talk about it with my family."

She also shared how she was raped in her room:

Although these things are disturbing to learn about, perhaps it will give other women the courage to share their stories and end the silence that is protecting dangerous men.

Earlier, Mzansi ladies shared survival tips and we gathered a few of the best tips. Be sure to check them out.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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