Jaime King reveals she's a survivor of abuse after Lady Gaga's performance

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Lady Gaga's Academy Award performance on Sunday of "Till It Happens To You" was so inspiring that actress Jaime King opened up on social media about her own experiences with abuse.

The "Hart of Dixie" star took to Instagram on Sunday with a photo of herself as a young girl when she was modeling and titled it, "Survivor." She revealed that her abuse started when she was just 12 years old.

King has been candid about her struggles with substance abuse as a young child. She was addicted to heroin at 15. Now the stunning star is married to Kyle Newman and has two children. Many people praised her brave admission, which is written in full below.

Amanda de Cadenet wrote "There isn't an emoji to express how much I love you my sweetheart."

Gaga's performance didn't just inspire King. Dozens of celebrities took to social media to praise her performance, including Kesha, who recently opened up about her abuse in court.

Read King's post below:

"SURVIVOR - Thank you@kyle_newman for loving me whole | My children | @lenadunham for her relentless bravery that always leads my Spirit to stand up| Dr. Randy Harris for YEARS of empathy | Michael Hayes @awaketolove~ there are no words |Dr. Allan Phillips |@erikaklein | @ladygaga | #DianeWarrenfor breaking me whole last night and tonight| TS I love you for being there no matter what| Thank you to the only people I have told | Thank you to@damhave ~ you know why | Thank you@hooligandreamer| Thank you@amandadecadenet | Thank you to@unwomen & all organizations that have tirelessly worked to somehow comfort & make right | Thank you to myself to not choosing to not make this a cover story though that was what was suggested to me but to express from my heart to you all personally which felt the most honest way for me to speak | Thank you to my Soul, body, mind, emotions, my inner child, my younger self, I love you. It's a night of celebration, ofchange, of not being ashamed of your race, creed color, situation, circumstances and environment, or past. Now I am free, somewhat. Thank you for the switch that went off inside finally when I realized my silence said I cannot help nor change and that is not who I am. I love you all very much for creating a safe space. The time is now. I was about 14 here, it started at 12.Peace Be Still"

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Jaime King reveals she's a survivor of abuse after Lady Gaga's performance
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Jaime King (L) and director/writer Kyle Newman attend The Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscar Dinner presented in partnership with FIJI Water, Chopard, DeLeon, and Lexus at the Montage, Marchesa Ballroom on February 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Chopard)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Jaime King attends The Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscar Dinner presented in partnership with FIJI Water, Chopard, DeLeon, and Lexus at the Montage, Marchesa Ballroom on February 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Chopard)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Actress Jaime King is seen outside Prabal Gurung Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Model Jaime King (L) and actress Kate Bosworth watch Tory Burch collection during Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week at David Geffen Hall on February 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images For Tory Burch)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Model Jaime King attends the Prabal Gurung Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Model Jaime King attends the Prabal Gurung Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Model Jaime King attends the Baja East Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Dock, Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Jaime King attends Altuzarra show during the Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Actress Olivia Culpo (L) and model Jaime King attend the Baja East Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Dock, Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Jennifer Hudson, Diane Kruger, and Jaime King attend the Jason Wu Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Spring Studios on February 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Actress Jaime King is seen at the Kate Spade New York presentation during Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week at The Rainbow Room on February 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 27: Actress Jaime King attends Target x Who What Wear launch party at ArtBeam on January 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27: (L-R) Hillary Kerr of Who What Wear, Jaime King, Jessica Alba and Kate Bosworth and Katherine Power of Who What Wear attend Who What Wear x Target launch party at ArtBeam on January 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Target)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 12: Actress Jaime King attends the Qatar Airways Los Angeles Gala at Dolby Theatre on January 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for Qatar Airways)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 26: Actress Jaime King, artist Vanessa Prager and photographer/ Co-founder of WireImage Jeff Vespa attend Voyeur by Vanessa Prager hosted by Fred Armisen at The Hole on January 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 10: Jaime King and Malin Akerman are seen leaving the Golden Globe Awards After Party on January 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10: (L-R) Actors Jaime King, Michelle Monaghan and Malin Akerman attend the 2016 Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globe Awards After Party at The Beverly Hilton on January 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - JANUARY 09: Actress Jaime King attends Art of Elysium's 9th annual Heaven Gala at 3LABS on January 9, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - JANUARY 09: Actress Jaime King and husband Kyle Newman attend Art of Elysium's 9th annual Heaven Gala at 3LABS on January 9, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - JANUARY 09: Actors Jaime King and Christina Hendricks attend The Art of Elysium 2016 HEAVEN Gala presented by Vivienne Westwood & Andreas Kronthaler at 3LABS on January 9, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for Art of Elysium)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: Actress Jaime King arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: Actress Jaime King attends the Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 12: Jaime King is sighted on December 12, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Dave Lee/GC Images)
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 10: Jaime King attends the celebration of the H&M 500th North American Store Opening at H&M at Dophin Mall with celebrity guest Jaime King on December 10, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for H&M)
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