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VIA: Daily Mail

Thandie Newton has revealed that she has come to terms with a traumatic relationship with a film director 23 years her senior who she claims took advantage of her innocence as a teenager.

She spoke about her six-year affair with director John Duigan which she began when she was 16 after travelling to Australia to audition for his film ‘Flirting,’ which starred Nicole Kidman.

The Bafta-winning actress has said the relationship left her feeling ‘self-destructive’ and said she has only spoken about it ‘so teenagers can see they can resist and gain self-awareness’.

Speaking to InStyle magazine, Miss Newton, 38, star of ‘Mission: Impossible II’, ‘The Pursuit of Happyness,’ and ‘Rock ‘n Rolla,’ claims Duigan took advantage of her when she was vulnerable.

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