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Common Reveals He Was Molested as a Child in New Book

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

Chicago MC Common is opening up like never before in new book Let Love Have the Last Word. The new work will examine his own personal journey with love and share the knowledge he’s gained from years of therapy.

In the new memoir, the Oscar-winner shares that while work-shopping a scene with fellow actor Laura Dern, the memory of him being molested as a child suddenly came flooding back.

“One day, while talking through the script with Laura, old memories surprisingly flashed in my mind,” he writes. “I caught my breath and just kept looping the memories over and over, like rewinding an old VHS tape…I said ‘Laura, I think I was abused.’”

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