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  1. Duffy: I Was 'Raped, Drugged and Held Captive'

    "Many of you wonder what happened to me," the British singer — whose debut album Rockferry sold 9 million copies and snagged a 2009 Grammy for best pop vocal album — wrote on Instagram Tuesday. In the post, she revealed that the harrowing experience, which occurred sometime after 2011, had kept her away from music for nearly a decade. Duffy wrote, "How can I sing from the heart if it is broken?"

    Why go public now? The singer said she was contacted last year by a "kind" journalist who helped her open up about the experience, and she's promised to talk specifics in an upcoming interview.

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