Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morisette I affirm that was raped by several men when she was 15 years old, according to the story he gave for a documentary where he reviews his life and his career presented this week in the Toronto International Film Festival.
“It took me years of therapy to admit that there had been some kind of victimization on my part. I would always say that I was consenting, and then they would remind me that I was only 15 years old. You cannot consent at that age. Now I think they are all one pedophiles, which was a rape of minors “, assured in “Jagged”.
According to the story of Morisette, now 47 years old and consecrated decades ago as a recognized successful artist
with seven Grammy Awards and more than 33 million records sold worldwide, the crime occurred when it began
his first steps on the Canadian music scene.
The artist, who avoided giving the name of her abusers, said that
he told “some people” but that his testimony “fell on deaf ears” and she regretted that there are those who criticize a revelation of this type after several decades by stating that “women do not wait; our culture does not listen.”
Morisette had already shared his fight against anorexia and bulimiaThe consequences of his early fame and the pressures of the show business environment, he said.
He was also a victim of the financial mismanagement of one of his representatives Todd Schwartz that he was finally sentenced to six years in prison for stealing $ 4.8 million from the artist between 2010 and 2014.