Kat Von D says she went to same ‘tortuous’ boarding school as Paris Hilton, suffered ‘major PTSD’

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By this video that Kat von D. Posted recently on Instagram. Can't Fundy of AH think. Yes, Fame very, very interesting. She's opening up about her experience at the Provo Canyon School in Utah, the same school that Paris Hilton speaks about in her documentary. This is various Wow, This is really disturbing and to think that these women have been living with this story. For so long and not saying and listen to how tragic this is, Um not she. She does drop a couple of F bombs, so I'm not going to play the audio, but She said that she watched the Paris Hilton documentary. And she said it gave her the courage to speak about her own experience, which was very similar, she said. I don't even want to call this place a school. She's like It's more like a lock down facility. She was 15 years old. On people came into her room in the middle of the night. They took her in a car. They blindfolded her. Somehow she ends up in Utah somewhere. She's never been in her whole life. She spent six months there. She spent her 16th birthday. There. They strip search her. When she got there, They shaved her head. And she said, basically, her parents had signed away her right to the facility for that time. And she said, You know, she doesn't falter parents with it because They They weren't Americanized. I'm not sure what her nationality is. I'm not sure where her parents are originally from, she said, but I think they thought they were doing the right thing. And they saw this as a facility to rehabilitate teens. And she wasn't going to school. She was tattooing. And they didn't like that. You know, she just wanted to get start her business. Sure, but you know, she was a you know, a teenager. And she said, You know, there was no way out of there because there were hardly any windows. There was nothing outside but Woods so even if you could break out of there, where would you go? You don't know where you are. You're in a foreign state. And she goes on to talk about like the verbal, physical, sometimes sexual abuse that happened at this facility. And she said, But then she goes on to say, you know, I don't I don't feel emotional when I talk about it because I feel like I've gotten past that. But he says she does feel anger. And she can't believe that this place is still in business. Even though it has changed hands, You know, ownership easy way to just dismiss yourself from all responsibility. Yeah, well, listen to this. She said that they would play like these mind games with you and a counselor. I Took her into her office and told her that she had contracted HIV. And that it was because of tattooing. Oh my God. It wasn't true, but she didn't know at the time. That's the kind of stuff that they did. And she said these were the most traumatic six months of my entire life. It

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