The Westworld star detailed her alleged assaults in a new interview with Rolling Stone, in which she admitted she’s still “not OK” and encouraged other victims of abuse to speak out.
“The first time I was I unsure that if it was done by a partner it was in fact rape, until too late,” the mother of one told the magazine. “And the second time, I thought it was my fault and that I should have fought back more, but I was scared.”
“I am alive. I am happy. I am strong. But I am still not OK,” Wood continued. “It’s important for survivors to own that, and that the pressure to just get over it already, should be lifted. It will remind people of that damage that has been done and how the trauma of a few minutes can turn into a lifetime of fighting for yourself.”