October 7, 2019
Nadiya Hussain has revealed she was a victim of sexual abuse as a child.
The Great British Bake Off winner said she was sexually assaulted by a relative at the age of five while living in Bangladesh.
Hussain said the ordeal left her suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic attacks and suicidal thoughts
“No doubt that would have played a role in my PTSD, my panic disorder,” Hussain said in an interview with You magazine,
“It must have done, because it’s a memory that has stayed with me for ever.”
The 34-year-old, who details the abuse in her forthcoming memoir Finding My Voice, said she only