Welsh singer, songwriter and actress Aimee Anne Duffy has said she was drugged and raped after being held captive by an attacker.
In a post on her verified Instagram account, the Welsh performer added that her “recovery took time”.
It is not clear where or when the ordeal took place.
The 35-year-old singer had a UK number one album with her release Rockferry in 2008.
The following year she won three BRIT Awards (British Breakthrough, Best Female Solo and Best British Album) and a Grammy (Best Pop Vocal Album).
She wrote in her post on Tuesday: “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.