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NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) — Miami superstar Gloria Estefan has revealed that, at the age of 9, she was sexually abused by someone her mother trusted.

The Cuban-American superstar spoke for the first time publicly about the abuse and its effects on her during an episode of the Facebook Watch show “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” on Thursday.

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The title of the episode is ‘Episode 9: Betrayed by Trusted Adults’

Estefan spoke about the pain she experienced and how after telling her mother about it, they were discouraged by police from pursuing a case.

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Claire Crowley, the first Latina “Bachelorette,” visited the show and spoke about being abused by a priest when she was young.

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