Content warning: This post deals with sexual assault and may be distressing for some readers.
The Little Miss Sunshine star shared her story in time with the United States’ Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
With the caption “I knew my assailant” and hashtags #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth and #breakthesilence, the actress posted a powerful message about consent.
And now 20-year-old Breslin has responded to a comment on another one of her posts that read “reported rapes are the only rapes that count”.
In an Instagram post Breslin spoke about why she didn’t report her rape, writing: “I didn’t report my rape. I didn’t report it because of many reasons”.