Duffy, a cantora de "Mercy", revelou esta terça-feira que foi drogada, violada e mantida em cativeiro durante vários dias. Afastada do público há mais de dez anos, a artista britânica coloca agora um ponto final no mistério que a levou a estar longe da ribalta.

"Muitos de vocês se perguntaram o que é que me aconteceu, para onde é que eu desapareci e porquê. (...) A verdade é que, e por favor acreditem em mim porque agora estou bem, fui violada, drogada e mantida em cativeiro durante vários dias", escreve Duffy num texto emotivo.

A artista revela ainda que se afastou dos olhares do público porque "não queria mostrar ao mundo a tristeza" nos seus olhos.

"Perguntei-me a mim mesma, como poderei eu cantar com o coração se ele está partido?", escreveu a cantora.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

You can only imagine the amount of times I thought about writing this. The way I would write it, how I would feel thereafter. Well, not entirely sure why now is the right time, and what it is that feels exciting and liberating for me to talk. I cannot explain it. Many of you wonder what happened to me, where did I disappear to and why. A journalist contacted me, he found a way to reach me and I told him everything this past summer. He was kind and it felt so amazing to finally speak. The truth is, and please trust me I am ok and safe now, I was raped and drugged and held captive over some days. Of course I survived. The recovery took time. There’s no light way to say it. But I can tell you in the last decade, the thousands and thousands of days I committed to wanting to feel the sunshine in my heart again, the sun does now shine. You wonder why I did not choose to use my voice to express my pain? I did not want to show the world the sadness in my eyes. I asked myself, how can I sing from the heart if it is broken? And slowly it unbroke. In the following weeks I will be posting a spoken interview. If you have any questions I would like to answer them, in the spoken interview, if I can. I have a sacred love and sincere appreciation for your kindness over the years. You have been friends. I want to thank you for that x Duffy Please respect this is a gentle move for me to make, for myself, and I do not want any intrusion to my family. Please support me to make this a positive experience.

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Pedindo respeito pelo momento delicado que vive, Duffy, de 35 anos, revelou ainda que vai divulgar uma entrevista, nas próximas semanas, onde irá esclarecer todas as dúvidas e perguntas dos seguidores e fãs.    

/ AM