Karen Huger decided to share something personal on "The Real Housewives Of Potomac." She decided to open up about a sexual assault that happened to her years ago. On the show, Karen revealed that she wanted to encourage more empowerment and strength, as she saw people committing suicide after being raped. And this was something she felt she could help change. She's been working with Promoting Awareness | Victim Empowerment, also known as PAVE.

According to a new Page Six report, Karen Huger is now revealing why she decided to share her story on "The Real Housewives of Potomac." Usually, Huger is always putting up a front on the show and she has a wall that people often have to break down.

And after revealing that she was once sexually assaulted, it makes sense why Huger isn't too trusting with new people.

Sexual assault gave Karen Huger a choice

Karen Huger reveals that she had a choice after being sexually assaulted. On "The Real Housewives of Potomac" Karen revealed that she felt she had a choice after being assaulted, and she chose to be empowered rather than the assault ruin her completely. As she said on the show, people are choosing to commit suicide rather than be empowered and moving on.

And Karen sees herself in a great position, as she can help out others who are struggling with a similar issue.

“I am put in a very wonderful position to show that when adversity comes your way it doesn’t stop you, it can propel you,” Karen revealed to Page Six in an interview about her decision to go public with her sexual assault, adding, “It is my responsibility to be real.

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I have no shame and I carry no burden because of what happened.”

'Real Housewives of Potomac' a great platform to spread the word

It's very interesting that Karen Huger feels she has a responsibility to help people who are struggling with being raped or assaulted. And she does have a point about "The Real Housewives of Potomac" being a great platform. While Potomac may not be one of the biggest cities in the entire franchise, there are millions of people who are tuning in every week to see what is happening in Potomac. Plus, Karen may have seen what has happened after other housewives opened up about abuse, assault and horrible experiences on such a popular show before.

What do you think of Karen Huger's comments about her sexual assault and wanting to change people's lives? Do you think she will be able to help and inspire people?