Even though it was highly speculated that her abuser was Marilyn Manson — the two were in a relationship from 2007–2011 — it wasn't officially confirmed until Evan posted to her Instagram this weekend.
The response to Evan's disclosure has been overwhelmingly positive and inspiring.
Many celebrities have publicly shown their support for Evan on her original Instagram post:
Fellow True Blood star Anna Paquin showed her support:
Melissa Benoist, another survivor of domestic abuse, showed her support as well: