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Amber Heard Gets Emotional As She Talks About Domestic Violence #GirlGaze PSA [VIDEO]

Amber Heard talks about her personal experience of domestic violence in a powerful video #GirlGaze PSA

By Jyoti Banthia, EnStars on Nov 29, 2016 10:04 AM EST
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Amber Heard arrives at the Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo : Wire Image)

Amber Heard gets emotional about domestic violence as she talks about eliminating it from society.

The actress is a part of #GirlGaze Project and in the two-minute long video, she shares her struggle about domestic violence while fighting back her tears.

In the video, Amber talks about the "shame" she felt in the entire experience, as reported by E!Online.

"I guess there was a lot of shame attached to that label of 'victim,'" Heard explained. "It happens to so many women. When it happens in your home, behind closed doors, with someone you love, it's not as straightforward. If a stranger did this it would be a no-brainer."

The 30-year-old actress, filed for divorce from ex-husband Johnny Depp after 15 months of marriage citing domestic violence as one the reasons.

Amber, acknowledged the help and support from a few women and friends in the video.She said that her life would be "different" if she didn't have these few people around her whom she could trust.

Amber said in the video that as women who is a public figure, who had gone through this in public arena she had a "unique opportunity" to remind other women that "this doesn't have to be the way it is."

She added that they are not alone nor do they "have to do it alone,"reported People.

In the video, Amber supported the victims of domestic violence and said that together they can change this.

In August, the couple had announced that they have reached divorce settlement outside of court. it is reported that in the divorce settlement Depp agreed to pay Amber $7 million which Amber donated to ACLU and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

While concluding the video with a powerful message, Amber urged women to stand up and raise their voice as their voice is powerful.

She said that women should stand together and "will not any longer accept silence."

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