Melissa Benoist who plays the titular character on "Supergirl" revealed on Wednesday she is a survivor of domestic violence. Domestic Violence Variety Contributor. By sharing my story, hopefully I can empower others to seek help and extricate themselves from abusive relationships. Following each incident, Benoist says her partner would lift her up and put her in an empty bathtub, before turning on the faucet and bringing out "the typical abuser's apology. The bottle smacked her cheek and the liquid went all over her face. Everyone deserves to be loved void of violence, fear and physical harm. During another incident, her partner threw an iPhone at her face, breaking her nose and almost rupturing her eyeball.
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She also recalled the time he broke her nose and almost ruptured her eyeball after throwing an iPhone at her. The first time it happened, the man threw a smoothie at her face. By sharing my story, hopefully I can empower others to seek help and extricate themselves from abusive relationships. But Benoist stayed in the relationship as her partner would always bring out the "typical abuser's apology.