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Why Katie Thurston Felt Compelled to Share Her Story of a Nonconsensual Sexual Experience

Katie Thurston opens up to co-hosts Mike Johnson and Bryan Abasolo about Monday night’s emotional episode of “The Bachelorette.” Katie explains why she felt compelled to share her story of a nonconsensual sexual experience during a group date hosted by Nick Viall. Elsewhere, she emphasizes the importance of normalizing conversations about sexual assault. If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence, help is available. For anonymous, confidential, free support 24/7, call @RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE (4673) or chat at online at