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'90 Day Fiancé' Star Ashley Martson Confesses She Was Kidnapped At Age 19

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Source: TLC

Mar. 26 2019, Updated 5:56 p.m. ET

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90 Day Fiancé star Ashley Martson opened up about a dark time in her life when she was 19-years-old. She took to Instagram to share a very traumatizing memory in her younger years when she was kidnapped, raped and almost killed by a stranger. Keep reading to hear about Ashley's painful experience.

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The mother of two wrote, "As most of you know an old friend decided to send the tabloids a very personal story about me. Yes, when I was 19 I was kidnapped, raped and almost killed by a stranger."

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Her story was leaked originally and it led her to open up and share it among her followers. “Many outlets were reaching out to me for comment,” the 31-year-old continued in a long caption on Instagram.

“I reached out to @johnyates327 (John Yates) who was also sent the story and asked him to leak it first because I wasn’t sure how the other tabloids would portray me." John also wrote a statement on Instagram regarding the story after he received hateful comments for sharing it.

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She said, "I knew he would post it with the with dignity and respect with the understanding that this is a very sensitive subject. People are disgusting."

"Sending this story to tabloids shows how s***ty people really are. Everyone take it easy on @johnyates327 he has my permission #90dayfiance #tlc." John responded to the hate and told his side of the story by writing, "I was only trying to help. I was asked by Ashley to leak this so to all of you who thought I was trying to profit off this poor girls misfortune you can all go scratch."

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