Clare Crawley is sharing extra about her expertise as a survivor of sexual abuse.
In a preview for Thursday’s installment of Facebook Watch’s “Red Table Talk: The Estefans,” the Season 16 “Bachelorette,” 40 reveals that she was mistreated by a priest whereas attending Catholic faculty.
“I grew up going to a Catholic faculty and I used to be the sufferer of a predator,” she says within the clip. “My dad and mom checked out Catholic clergymen as — they held them on a pedestal.”
The Bachelor Nation alum, whose mom is of Mexican descent, goes on to say that religion and faith run “very deep in our [family’s] roots.”
Co-host Gloria Estefan, visibly shocked by Crawley’s story, then asks, “How might you not belief a priest?”
Crawley, who grew up in Sacramento, Calif., explains that the priest in query was largely perceived as a “counselor” at her faculty.
“My dad and mom did one of the best they might and reached out for the sources they might on the time and despatched me to this priest,” she elaborates. “I don’t assume there was any counseling that was executed. It was a one-on-one time to be a predator.”
Crawley first revealed that she was a “child of sexual abuse” in a July Instagram publish about her determination to take away her breast implants.
“My younger grownup years have been spent in unhealthy relationships feeling unworthy of the great ones,” the hairstylist wrote on the time, including that she went underneath the knife as a result of “I believed I wasn’t ok.”
Crawley thought she lastly discovered real love throughout her “Bachelorette” journey in 2020, coming into into an early engagement with contestant Dale Moss. Nonetheless, Web page Six solely reported that the on-and-off couple called it quits “for good” this week.