Taylor Swift Donates 'Generous' Amount To Sexual Assault And Domestic Violence Charity

The 27-year-old has given an undisclosed amount of money to a sexual assault charity and we couldn't be more pleased.

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On Monday, Taylor Swift won her sexual assault case against former Colorado DJ David Mueller, four years after the 27-year-old revealed she was groped by the disc jokey backstage at her concert at the Pepsi Centre in Denver.

Following the court case, which saw Swift's mother take to the stand and admitted it was 'destroying' to hear her daughter go through such a horrific ordeal, the Grammy-winning singer announced she'd be donating some of her fortune to charities that aid the survivors of sexual assault.

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In the public statement, she said: 'I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this.

'My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore, I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organisations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves,' she added.

Yesterday, the 'Shake It Off' singer gave an undisclosed but 'generous' amount of money to the Joyful Heart Foundation, days after winning a symbolic $1 in damages from Mueller, which was confirmed by the organisation.

The spokesperson for the charity said told E! News: 'Joyful Heart is honoured to be recognised by Taylor Swift for our work on behalf of and in service to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.'

The foundation's website explains the organisation works to 'heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, and to shed light'.

While it's unknown why Swift specifically chose the Joyful Heart Foundation, fans suggest that her friendship to the foundation's president and founder, Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit star Mariska Hargitay, (who plays NYPD sex crimes unit detective Olivia Benson on the show, and even named her cat after the character) might have something to do with it.

We look forward to seeing the singer's generous donation go towards helping victims of sexual assault.

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