The 23-year-old, who won the British version of “The X Factor” in 2008, was a teenager when she endured a turbulent relationship.
“It was horrendous. I couldn’t talk to anyone about it. That’s the whole point of domestic violence, you don’t speak about what you’re going through – you don’t have the confidence to,” contactmusic.com quoted Burke as saying.
“I remember one day when he went to hit me one more time and I decided that was it. I was out of the door in my pyjamas and left, gone,” she added.