Popular Welsh singer-songwriter, Aimee Anne Duffy, has shed light on events that led to her protracted hiatus from spotlight.
In a lengthy and emotional-laden post on her social media page, the award-winning singer explained that she was “r*ped, drugged and held captive” by an attacker.
According to the 35-year-old singer, the incident had left her largely traumatised, hence she decided to retreat from spotlight.
She went on to explain that her recovery took time, adding that she mustered courage to finally lift the lid on what happened to her after a journalist contacted her.
“You can only imagine the amount of times I thought about writing this. The way I would write it, how I would feel thereafter,”she wrote on Instagram.
“Well, not entirely sure why now is the right time, and what it is that feels exciting and liberating for me to talk. I cannot explain it.
“Many of you wonder what happened to me, where did I disappear to and why. A journalist contacted me, he found a way to reach me and I told him everything this past summer