New Delhi: Actress Demi Moore, who bared her soul and shared disturbing life experiences in her memoir Inside Out, revealed in her book that she was raped as a teenager by a man who knew her mother. Demi Moore shared that when she was 15, she returned home one day to find an older man waiting for her in her home who had the key to her apartment. Demi Moore wrote that the man claimed that her mother had sold her to him in exchange for $500. She said, It was rape. And a devastating betrayal, revealed by the man's cruel question, 'How does it feel to be wh**ed by your mother for $500?’
When asked if Demi Moore believes that her mother accepted the money for such an agreement, the 56-year-old actress told I don't think it was a straight forward transaction. But she still did give him the access, and put me in harm's way.
Demi Moore wrote about being brought up by parents, who battled alcoholism and mental health in her memoir. Talking about which, Demi Moore said her mother's first suicide attempt when she was 12. She described it as her ‘life-changing moment’.
The actress said that when she learnt that the man who she knew her to be her father wasn't her biological father, she consoled herself to leave him.
Demi Moore, who dropped out of high school, left her mother's home and begun signing up for acting auditions as a teenager, said she abused cocaine and other drugs, much like her parents.
Demi Moore also wrote about substance abuse and suffering miscarriage when she was dating Ashton Kutcher.
Demi Moore dedicated her memoir Inside Out to her three daughters and also her mother, who died in 1998.