Vidya Balan has a reputation for not mincing words and speaking her mind on things that matter the most. But what sets her apart from many others in Bollywood is the maturity and confidence with which she holds forth about what she believes in. In this interview by 9XE for her upcoming film Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Vidya Balan talks about how poisonous an abusive relationship can be and advises anyone who is suffering in one to do themselves a favour and get the hell out. Skip to 4:15 for the juicy part. More power to you Vidya!

And you know what, she’s right. Staying in an abusive relationship is akin to hugging a cactus. Why would you put yourself through something like that. Being on your own is better than being miserable. Stay strong and only settle for the love you deserve.

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