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Melissa Benoist's Story About Domestic Violence


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In 2015, Benoist suffered an injury that tore her iris. Yesterday in an Instagram video, Benoist revealed that the injury to her iris was due to an iPhone being thrown at her during a domestic dispute, in a relationship marked by repeated domestic violence. She didn't name her abuser.
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    She suffered an injury that tore her

    Iris (anatomy)

    She is known for her portrayal of the titular character
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    Supergirl (TV series)