According to Common's recounting, he had repressed the memory, only realizing what had happened to him two years ago while reading lines with co-star Laura Dern on the set of their film The Tale. During a recent interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Common said "it was something I didn't know if I wanted to talk about." "But I really believe that in telling my story, other people will be OK with talking about that situation," he shared.
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