Debby Ryan, the star of Disney’s hit show "Jessie," may seem to have it all, but her fans may be surprised to know the actress/singer was once in an abusive romantic relationship.
Ryan has teamed with cosmetic company Mary Kay to bring awareness to the issue of dating abuse, which they say impacts one in three young people today.
The injury to the other motorist was said to be minor.The star now has two criminal offences against her name one for driving under the influence and the second for driving with a .08 blood alcohol level or higher. She is the latest Disney star to be arrested for DUI - Lindsay Lohan, Jake T. The 22-year-old actress, best known for her roles in Jessie and The Suite Life on Deck, was apprehended by police after crashing her Audi into a Mercedes in Los Angeles at the end of last week.TMZ reports Debby was given a field sobriety test before being arrested for felony driving under the influence.
The 21-year-old aspiring director spoke with FOX411 about her abusive relationship, and how she gained the strength to finally get out of it.
FOX411: Why did you partner with Mary Kay for the Don’t Look Away program?