Jessica Simpson chose to confront the woman she has accused of abusing her as a child because she no longer wanted to live in denial.
Earlier this year, the 40-year-old pop star first revealed publicly that she had been abused by the daughter of a family friend between the ages of 6 and 12 before telling her parents. In her memoir, “Open Book,” she wrote, “It would start with a tickle on my back and then go into things that were very uncomfortable.”
Eight years ago, Simpson decided it was time to confront his addicts.
Simpson recently told Katherine Schwarzenegger about her podcast, “I went to her and I said, ‘I know you know what was going on and I know you were misbehaving,” because She was being abused by an older man. Gift of forgiveness. “” He was always at home, so he never touched me, but he abused him and he used to come to me and give me stuff and so, in so many ways I felt bad for him and I was being abused. allows for. “
He said, “I told him at the moment, ‘I know you have a lot,’ and I told him that he should probably talk to someone and find a way to understand those moments and forgive those moments and Healed from those moments. “
The “With You” singer said that she decided to talk to her husband as she was doing some self-exploration after her divorce from first husband Nick Lachey.
“I was celibate at the time and I was on this journey to find myself and I knew that I couldn’t move forward without knowing it — I wasn’t going to leave it without thinking,” he said, “I called it Unsaid for a very long time.
“I knew that if I was honest with him, it would clear my conscience. I also sent him the book and I told him that I hoped it would bring healing.”
Simpson decided to forgive the woman for helping her healing process as she recalled their conversation.
“I just want you to know that I forgive you and I really don’t care to be around you, but I want you to know that I know what has happened between us and I don’t Will stay in denial about this, “she said she told the woman at the time.
Simpson is currently married to Eric Johnson with whom she shares three children.