10. Gabrielle Union Opens Up About Her Past 

Date: June 6, 2011

Tweeter: Gabrielle Union

Tweet: "during my rape I tried to shoot my rapist, but I missed.”

Description: Rihanna’s music video for “Man Down” was banned on certain networks because of its depiction of Rihanna shooting a man whom had raped her in the video. Actress Gabrielle Union shared with her Twitter followers that she was raped while she was 19 years old and working at a shoe store, and that she tried to shoot her rapist during the crime but missed him. She continued to while the desire to kill a rapist is understandable, that unless it’s self-defense, it only makes things worse.