Marie-Mai: “I was the victim of a sexual assault at age 17”

Marie-Mai: «J’ai été victime d’une agression sexuelle à 17 ans»

Marie-Mai comes to join his voice to the victims of sexual assault. In a message posted on Instagram, she tells the story of having been assaulted by a boy who made him eat without his knowledge the date rape drug when she was a minor.

“I was the victim of a sexual assault to 17 years”, are the first words of the singer, who then tells in detail the assault, without giving the name of the one who abused her.

At the invitation of the type in question, that it was to her liking, she had gone home.

“I was fasting, she says, he offers me a drink. It tasted like weird, but not enough for me to stop drinking. I never thought that in this little glass, there was the date rape drug.”

Marie-Mai claims to have lost the card.

“I only have three pictures of this evening in memory. The one where I so badly that I’m losing my knowledge, the one where I wake up in a puddle of blood in his shower [and the] where I find myself alone in the street at 4 in the morning.”


It tells you recroisé the individual in question in a bar, a few weeks later, and he claimed that it was her fault if she was bleeding because she was a virgin.

“I wasn’t”, corrects, Marie-Mai, who is said to be freed from the darkness in which the aggression was diving into “accepting” and “the working”.

In his message, Marie-Mai does not specify whether she complained or not, at the time.

Remove the positive

She argues that this event was helpful in his musical career.

“I would have surely never had the call to create as many messages of hope in my songs if I hadn’t experienced the depths of the darkness before. For that, with the benefit of hindsight, I’m grateful.”

Marie-Mai, the promotion of forgiveness. “We should forgive our mistakes, but also try to forgive others for their actions and their unawareness. This is not obvious, but we can make it happen.”

“To the victims of assault of all kinds, abuse of power and injustices of life, women or men: even though it is impossible to see at the time of the hard journey, in all the nooks and crannies of your heart, even the darkest, there will never be a person more strong, more big and bright as you.”

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