Alyssa Milano Breaks Down in Tears While Sharing Her Sexual Assault Story with Senator Who Didn't Want to Hear It
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"I thought I was gonna die," Milano said through tears.

Actress-turned-activist Alyssa Milano broke down in tears earlier this week sharing her story of sexual assault when she was 19 years old.

The activist visited Senator Susan Collins office in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to discuss her vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault by Dr. Christine Balsey Ford. Since the women were unable to speak to Collins, Milano created a "human microphone" by having the other women repeat words of her story, as she recalled her assault in detail. Milano posted the emotional video of her speech to her Twitter.

"My name is Alyssa. When I was 19 years old, I was at a concert of a very famous pop star who told the crowd to get closer to her," she began in the video. "This resulted in a stampede. People were smashed against each other. I couldn't breathe. I thought I was gonna die. From behind me, I felt a hand up my skirt and I was punched repeatedly in the vagina. I couldn't turn around."

"I looked to the stage, and I looked to the security guards, and I said, 'Please help me.' And they couldn't help me," she continued. "They shook their heads. I managed to break free and I climbed up the stage to get away from my predator. And I turned around and I didn't know which one it was. And I looked to the sea of people and I couldn't find him. And I couldn't report because I didn't know who it was to report. And I didn't tell anybody because I didn't know who it was to tell on. And I kept the secret just like Dr. Ford kept her secret for decades."

Milano, who has been an open critic of President Donald Trump and prominant voice in the #MeToo movement, was present at Dr. Ford's testimony of Kavanaugh's alleged sexual assault last week. When Kavanaugh was first accused last month, Milano sparked a movement on Twitter, #WhyIDidntReport, and shared her story of assault. Other stars, such as Lili Reinhart and Ashley Judd, followed suit and came forward with their stories.

Despite Milano telling her traumatic tale Wednesday in front of Collins' office, the Republican senator gave a lengthy speech at a press conference Friday and announced that she would be voting yes on Kavanaugh, despite Ford's allegations. Billy Eichner, Jeffrey Wright, Ike Barinholtz** and other stars took to their Twitter accounts to share their outrage with Collins' decision, as well as encouraging their followers to vote in the midterms this November.

See some of the tweets below.

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