EXCLUSIVE: Christina Milian's Mother Breaks Down Crying Over Daughter's Past Abusive Relationship on 'Turned U

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Christina Milian
is revisiting what she describes as a past abusive relationship.

On the eve of the launch for Stop-Attack, an emergency assault-response app, the 34-year-old singer-actress has an emotional chat with her mother, Carmen, about what they say is a past abusive relationship on this week’s episode of Christina Milian Turned Up!.

In ETonline’s exclusive sneak peek, Milian and her mom recall one of the most difficult times for their family, and discuss how the app could have been an asset back in the day.

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“I remember he instilled that fear in you that if you left him, he would hurt us,” her mom reminiscences, though they never reveal the name of Milian’s ex. “And because of that, you stayed in it. But, literally to the point where you know you almost lost your life.”

“You had bruises and you were covering them up all the time. That was the hardest thing to go through was watching you,” Carmen recalls, breaking down in tears as Milian comforts her.

“It’s been so long since I’ve even thought about it,” her mother admits. “It was so hard to deal with you being like that. A mother to sit there and think any day now, I’m going to get the phone call that you were gone…”

Christina Milian Turned Up!
airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on E!.