The 43-year-old star, who allegedly suffered “severe physical and emotional abuse” from ex-husband James Heerdegen, spoke out after news broke of the couple’s support of their former That ’70′s Show co-star, for which they have since addressed.
“So sometimes people we loved and admired do horrible things,” she began.
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“They might not do these things to us and we only know who they were to us but that doesn’t mean they didn’t do the horrible things and to discredit the abused is a crime,” she continued.
“People we know as ‘awesome guys’ can be predators and abusers. It’s tough to accept but we have to. If we say we support victims – women, children, men, boys – then we must be able to take this stance.”
“Unfortunately I’ve known lots of ‘awesome guys’ who were lovely to me but have been proven to be abusers privately. I’ve also had personal experience with this. Believe victims. It’s not easy to come forward. It’s not easy to get a conviction,” she said.
“We out here believing and hoping for a better future,” she added, along with a selfie of herself and her son, Freddie.
Ashton and Mila were among 50 people who “vouched” for the Danny‘s “exceptional character” after he was convicted on two counts of rape.
Danny was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison earlier this week for the rapes of two women, both of which were committed in 2003.