Nikki Bella made a shocking revelation in the Bella Twins memoir "Incomparable," revealing she was raped twice as a teenager.
Nikki had kept the tragedy a secret from just about everyone, including her mother, for over 20 years before deciding to open up about it in the book.
Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Nikki discussed why she made the story public for the first time.
"It was hard to sleep [after the release] because I made a lot of headlines with stories that I had kept in for over 20 years. I was really nervous for it to come out. Even when we were writing it two and a half years ago, I was still unsure if I wanted to tell these stories of being raped because it had been so long and it was pain that I carried through and had to work on. You just don't know how people are going to perceive it but I knew overall, if I could help younger women, it was worth it. But it's still hard," she said.
Brie added, "Nicole carried a lot of shame and guilt, which I think a lot of women do in these situations. That's why she wanted to write it because I think a lot of women do, they blame themselves for thinking they put themselves in that situation, when it's not their fault at all. I tried to tell her, 'It was never you.'"
Nikki went on to say that many girls reached out to her following the story coming out with stories of their own.
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