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'Real World: Atlanta' Star Tovah Marx Reveals She Was Raped — 'I Was Ashamed Of It For A Very Long Time'

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Jul. 10 2019, Updated 7:10 p.m. ET

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Tovah Marx opened up to her roommates that she was sexually assaulted during an emotional moment from the new season of The Real World: Atlanta.

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Tovah, 27, sat with her housemates and her current love interest Clint Wright to share the heartbreaking story.

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“One day, right before I turned 17, I lost my virginity because I was raped,” she revealed.

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“I was ashamed of it for a very long time,” Tovah confessed. “But I am not anymore.”

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“It definitely changed who I was. It’s a big part of how I act around people, how I view sex, how I view relationships.”

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Her roommates and Clint were shocked to find out the trauma the reality star suffered through.

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“Everybody processes things differently.” Tovah shared. “This happened to me 11 years ago. For the first five, six years, I refused to believe that it happened…If I was going to cry about it every day for 11 years, I’m not living.”

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The Real World’s 33rd season aired on Facebook Watch on June 13. Catch the new episodes on Thursdays at 9PM.

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