Riverdale Season 2 Sexual Assault PSA | Madelaine Petsch

  • Опубликовано: 9 ноя 2017
  • *SPOILER ALERT from Episode on 11/8 * In tonight’s episode of Riverdale, Cheryl dealt with a very serious situation involving sexual assault. This topic is something that really hits home for me, and I felt it was important to address the issue and provide resources… So I made this PSA. You are stronger than you know! Go to GetThePowerBack.Org and reclaim your future. And a big thanks to Biore for helping me share this message.
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    Hey there, I'm Madelaine Petsch! You may recognize me from The CWs 'Riverdale' as Cheryl Blossom. I made a channel just so I could show you guys who I am when I'm not being Cheryl :) Subscribe for all things 'Madelaine' & for videos all about my adventures, bts footage and more!

Комментарии • 743

    BETTY RIVERDALE 8 дней назад

    Alguém legenda!

  • Jaylee’s Reactions
    Jaylee’s Reactions Месяц назад

    Hi you are so so right and you have a point and I hope 🤞 this did help people

  • Heavy_ Relic
    Heavy_ Relic Месяц назад


  • Beisa Mustafa
    Beisa Mustafa 2 месяца назад

    Aww, I love you for this ❤️

  • lulu ,câmera ação
    lulu ,câmera ação 2 месяца назад

    Tem esse vídeo em português?

  • Brandi Nicole
    Brandi Nicole 2 месяца назад

    thank you mads, this has helped me so much. i need to not feel like this. ❤️

  • ires 1
    ires 1 2 месяца назад

    Thank you madelaine ❤️❤️

  • Annelise Markussen
    Annelise Markussen 3 месяца назад

    What episode is it in?

  • XxmayahartlostinwonderlandxX
    XxmayahartlostinwonderlandxX 3 месяца назад

    Thank you, Mads. I needed this.

  • Nellie The Elegant
    Nellie The Elegant 4 месяца назад

    This episode came out on my birthday last year, really ruined it. I was so heartbroken

  • PerrySprinkles Roblox
    PerrySprinkles Roblox 5 месяцев назад

    Dear boys, we are not dolls. We are not yours. You do not own anyone. Don’t treat us like this. We have a life. And no one wants this to happen to them. Treat women with the same respect as men. We are human beings. Not a target. This needs to stop. This mostly happens to girls, but some boys have it happen to them to. I am sorry for all the victims who have suffered this. You are loved. You are strong. You are amazing. And don’t let this take you down.❤️

  • Lauren B
    Lauren B 5 месяцев назад

    This was inspirational

  • Fierra2000
    Fierra2000 5 месяцев назад

    I'm so glad that she's speaking about sexual assault for ALL genders and not just females. Its way too common for people to only talk about female victims and its makes male victims feel unimportant when that's not true. All victim's are important ❤

  • Lily Bjorland
    Lily Bjorland 5 месяцев назад +1

    OMG I CANT BELIEVE YOU JOINED THE SERPENTS I LOVE YOU SOOOOO MUCH❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ I am going to Hollywood and Los Angeles and California next year and I was hoping I could the riverdale people like you Veronica Archie jughead I would love that because it’s my Golding birthday so that’s my wish

  • Ysueuehehbs Ydushshshsh
    Ysueuehehbs Ydushshshsh 6 месяцев назад

    Hey I am 😇

  • Maisie Lewis
    Maisie Lewis 6 месяцев назад

    Omg this is now so much more heartbreaking when she says “this is something that hits home for me” as I’ve only just found out she was sexually assault

  • Elisabetta6
    Elisabetta6 6 месяцев назад

  • Victoria Leonardi
    Victoria Leonardi 6 месяцев назад

    So amazing and beautiful and strong!❤️

  • abigail b
    abigail b 7 месяцев назад

    Such an important topic

  • Ore Johnson
    Ore Johnson 7 месяцев назад

    Finally someone finally says that guys get raped too its not just girls

  • Tia Dove
    Tia Dove 7 месяцев назад

    You're a blessing.

  • Robyn Robinson
    Robyn Robinson 8 месяцев назад

    This guy who is now in about 8th grade raped my best friend when we were at the end second grade 2015. He is still raping people in his neighborhood and being that i dont live there i dont know what to do. He hasnt done anything to her since but ik he stil is messig with other girls and my friend is to scared to do something and we're going to middle school this year and i dont want something else to happen. Madelaine since i dont go to her house i cant do anything do u know what to do

  • Ayla Riddle
    Ayla Riddle 8 месяцев назад


  • Ambrose
    Ambrose 8 месяцев назад

    I honestly cant seem to remember it at all. I try so hard to remember but I think I blocked it out? Idk. Im gonna stop prying myself to remember because I feel if I blocked it out it must be for a reason.

  • Cierra Tan
    Cierra Tan 8 месяцев назад

    This is amazing.❤️

  • gracie
    gracie 8 месяцев назад

    nick st clair is a predator

  • Kendra Wiggles
    Kendra Wiggles 9 месяцев назад +1

    I watched this on the cw. Thank you so much for empowering young minds with these messages you and the riverdale set are so inspiring and motivational. Thanks my queens 👸🏼 ❤️❤️❤️

  • NIkolA •
    NIkolA • 9 месяцев назад +1

    Я из России!!!

  • Nasira Seals
    Nasira Seals 9 месяцев назад

    Awww mads we love and support u we got u😘💕👏🏽😢

  • macey asher
    macey asher 10 месяцев назад

    I just found this video and wtf this is so inspirational! THANK YOU MADS for using your voice and platform to speak out! this is why I love you😘

  • Mary W
    Mary W 10 месяцев назад +1

    What happened in it

  • Kilala Veronica
    Kilala Veronica 10 месяцев назад

    Ugh. UGH. Lol. Is all I can say because I ain’t about to rant... However.. For anyone who went through any of this... please know you’re not weak. You’re not worthless. You’re not defenseless. You are strong. You are powerful. You are worth getting the help you need/want to get back up on your feet. You are also NOT alone... Ever. please please please never give up. ❤️

  • jasmine phillips
    jasmine phillips 10 месяцев назад

    So sadddddd. I can't get over this message thank you for this xx

  • dami Xoxo
    dami Xoxo 11 месяцев назад


  • BTS아이진
    BTS아이진 11 месяцев назад

    Hey guys I know this is kind of like an untraditional video for my youtube channel I'm

  • ギひンLovescult
    ギひンLovescult 11 месяцев назад

    The last bit made me cry so hard

  • Elycia Louise
    Elycia Louise 11 месяцев назад

    When I watched episode 5 it took me like 3 days to watch it because it really affected me and seeing this and knowing it happened to people that inspire me is heartbreaking but this video inspires me so much and these websites have helped me so thank you so much Madelaine ❤️

  • Safae Amagir
    Safae Amagir 11 месяцев назад +1

    Your the best

  • Красные браслеты

    Кто тут русский??

  • kimberly Cuellar
    kimberly Cuellar Год назад

    Thank you

  • Savage Mexican
    Savage Mexican Год назад +1


  • M Hambrick
    M Hambrick Год назад +1

    wonderful work so proud of this and grateful lysm

  • Avery Arledge
    Avery Arledge Год назад +2

    this video was amazing. it is great that you did this.

  • Ariel Star
    Ariel Star Год назад +2

    If only I’d seen this video 2 years ago.

  • Ju Motta
    Ju Motta Год назад +1

    In riverdale that scene was really intense, but what I thing that is absurd is that in another episode Cheryl meets with nick at pop’s and he says that she was asking for it because of her clothes ! Us woman’s and Girls have the right to wear what ever we want ! It doesn’t mean that if I’m wearing short shorts that I want it to happen ! The body is mine and I do whatever I want with it ! If I want to I can run naked in the streets and it WONT MEAN IM ASKING FOR IT ! Every 5 minutes a girl/ woman is assaulted ( in Brazil ) ! And Madeline not everyone can stand up and do what you do ! So me and all woman’s in the world say thank you ! Thank you for being such a great woman ! Thank you for helping other girls ! I love you

  • Ju Motta
    Ju Motta Год назад +1

    My little cousin she was abused by her father ! But I ask my self why ? She was only 3 ! Why would you do that to a little innocent girl !? She was only trying to be a kid ! And you just ruined her life !

  • Zach and Abby Vlogs
    Zach and Abby Vlogs Год назад +46

    I literally gasped when you also said the statistic for males who have been raped. Wow. thank you.

  • michaela maillet
    michaela maillet Год назад

    this is a very great message and you are so amazing. I love you so much. and riverdale. 💗💗😽

  • Аришка Снимает
    Аришка Снимает Год назад

    Люблю❤❤❤-love you

  • Stephanie R
    Stephanie R Год назад +1

    What episode was this on

  • Isabelle J
    Isabelle J Год назад


  • Seattle Sheikah
    Seattle Sheikah Год назад

    This is the first video of yours I have seen, and I'm now going to go watch all of them. Not "just because" I'm a Riverdale watcher, but because this video shows something about you, that can grab at me, outside of Riverdale. I'm a survivor. First when I was 14 from my alcoholic grandfather, and then less than 5 years ago, by an ex friend. The law did nothing about either of the incidents, the most recent one even saw me in an encounter with police, when I tried to report it, that has caused me to have a complete inability to trust in the Southern California(mostly Huntington Beach) police forces. They laughed me out of the station, and told me I "should have given him what he wanted". When I tried to get a restraining order, 3 years later, because he was harassing and stalking me, despite having testimony from women he'd sexually assaulted, they told me "insufficient evidence". Southern California law and "justice", failed me. People around me, failed me, because when I chose to speak up about what he did to me, the vast majority of MY "friends", betrayed me and took his side. Even ones who didn't even know him, still didn't believe ME. And that is something extremely scary, because those people have then put others at risk for him to continue this behavior. Since what happened to me, I know of more than 10 women, some being underage at the time of incident, that he has raped. And this is someone in the entertainment industry. But, the law won't do anything about him. I took the control from his hands, and I did what I'd been planning on for years; I left Southern California. If he actually tries to stalk me to where I am now, it'll be the last thing he ever does, because local law enforcement knows the case, they know what happened, and they've made me very aware of my rights, and what I can do. So I know if he follows me here, he's going to jail. The bottom line, is there is always a way to take the power back from the ones who hurt us, if you keep asking, keep pushing, and let yourself open up to those who do genuinely love you. Thank you for posting this, you have a supporter for life, now. Hope you can make an appearance at a convention near me in the future. ^.^

  • Rose Productions
    Rose Productions Год назад +2

    What an amazing person. Thank you 💕

  • Gen Searcaigh
    Gen Searcaigh Год назад +3

    You know what thank you for this and thank you for including boys in the statistics as well. Too often the conversation around sexual assault tends to focus solely on us women as the victims and unfortunately there are still a lot of people who think men can't be sexually assaulted. Thank you.

  • Ellen Cho
    Ellen Cho Год назад

    i absolutely loved that the writers added it in. it starts conversation. i love you.

  • Janah charara
    Janah charara Год назад

    Its all nicks fault tbh

  • Brooke Eleanor
    Brooke Eleanor Год назад

    This is such a huge and important topic! I love you even more for this, I still haven’t spoken about anything that I’ve gone through and I probably never will! But this makes me so much happier knowing this is out there!

  • Julia
    Julia Год назад

    today there was 2 girls in my school that got sexualy assulted in my school by a pair of older guys... I just don't get how they think. One of the girls cried for like 15 minutes cause she were so disgusted by this guys actions, I myself have gone through the same thing and me + the other girls are only 14 and 13 years old, like why should such young girls have to experience this kind of things in such young age..

  • xBustedHeart
    xBustedHeart Год назад

    thank you mads. love how you're using your platform

  • K y
    K y Год назад +1

    When does Season 2 of Riverdale come on NetFlix

  • Kate Burns
    Kate Burns Год назад +2

    Thanks for sharing you are an amazing person love you Madeleine!!!!!!!!!

  • Julia Muster
    Julia Muster Год назад

    Thank you for this video♥️♥️

  • Jess 99
    Jess 99 Год назад

    Never seen an actor do this, thankyou xox

  • Зарина Унарокова

    love you 👍👍👍

  • Vise_ Atoxity
    Vise_ Atoxity Год назад

    Does anyone know when season 2 airs on Netflix?

  • Have a magical day
    Have a magical day Год назад

    You’re such a warm hearted person, you care about everyone and I am so happy that you on the cast of riverdale is doing all of this. I love that you are raising awareness and I also love the show so much

  • Karina Ri
    Karina Ri Год назад

    Greetings from Russia ♥

  • josie
    josie Год назад

    i just heard about the gal gadot victim shame situation and this was a good reminder that we cannot excuse the awful things people have done, no matter how much we love them

  • Aleah Lambie
    Aleah Lambie Год назад +1

    Until I watched this video I never knew her hair wasn't originally as long in the show 😂😂

  • LPS F I R U Z
    LPS F I R U Z Год назад

    Люблю тебя )))))

  • Carol You
    Carol You Год назад

    Thank you Madeleine. I️ feel as though this PSA will really help those who need to reach out to get help and feel that they indeed are not alone. You’re making the world a better place. Thank you. I️ look up to you and I’m sure many other young girls out there do as well.

  • Anna Robinson
    Anna Robinson Год назад

    *stands from seat whilst clapping slowly* but seriously this is wonderful

  • Maple Leaf
    Maple Leaf Год назад

    I love Cheryl’s character, but when I discovered this youtube channel and particularly this video.... Im now madly inlove with you Mads.

  • Lydia. Lag
    Lydia. Lag Год назад

    Wonderful! 💓💓

  • Lily Abramson
    Lily Abramson Год назад

    When is season 2 coming to Netflix! 😭 if it's not soon take away my phone and everything's that's close to Netflix... I have been dying! And I don't have normal tv I have Roku so I can't watch it in normal tv!!!!!😔😡😭

  • L Lawliet
    L Lawliet Год назад

    You're.. oh my god you're NOTHING like you're character you're an angel. i mean it's not Cheryl's fault that she's like that appearantly some ppl didn't treat her well.. *cough*
    thank u Madelaine 💙

  • Hayden Smith
    Hayden Smith Год назад


  • Argens 99
    Argens 99 Год назад

    Шерил сделай субтитры на русский,или хотя бы включи их

  • Akakibara Caskett
    Akakibara Caskett Год назад

    Thank you ♡

  • Leonie Ecker
    Leonie Ecker Год назад

    Mads we love you❤️thank you

  • Leonie Ecker
    Leonie Ecker Год назад


  • Stacie Cooper
    Stacie Cooper Год назад

    God this made me cry. A family member sexually abused me when I was 9 years old. It went on for 3 years. I still haven't told anyone except my husband. It's such a hard thing to go through, and now as a 23 year old, I still struggle with it daily. Thank you for spreading this message, it's so, so important 💜

  • Joneida
    Joneida Год назад

    Such an amazing message! Thank you for sharing and shedding light on this topic!

  • S & M
    S & M Год назад +2

    hi everyone!! So I love Riverdale and Madelaine but I'm having trouble understanding what happened to Cheryl in episode 5. I watched the whole episode and at the part where Cheryl was (what was supposed to be perceived as sexual assault) but the guy who tried to asault her didn't actually do anything sexual to her. He just drugged her drink & it was definitely showed that he was about to rape her but he never did because Veronica & The Pussycats stepped in. I want to understand what sexual asault really is so I could support the people who've gone through it better. But if he never actually harmed her sexually how was she sexually assaulted?? -makayla

    • janderson947
      janderson947 10 месяцев назад

      but still a scary feeling, and he could have the fact that he even TRIED is just disgusting, i love her for speaking out about this imagine if they were not there it's sad but whenever i go out my mom had the "talk" with both of us me and my older sister to not accept drinks from random guys stay togeeterr and leave together if you are in a group and do not get drunk and do not put yourself in that predicament it is never the woman's fault but you do have to be careful who you are around sacepting drinks from that sort of thing be aware....

  • Briony Hird
    Briony Hird Год назад

    That bit in that episode made me cry..

  • Romy r
    Romy r Год назад

    This is so powerful and amazing. Thank you for making others know that there is somewhere to go and someone to talk to

  • How To Life ABC
    How To Life ABC Год назад

    I literally love you so much

  • i cri
    i cri Год назад

    justice for my bb cheryl blossom & for all those ppl who are going through it

  • Lydia Demnetyev
    Lydia Demnetyev Год назад

    I'm glad people acknowledge and pay attention to these topics. Thanks pumpkin and for everyone that shared the message. Speaking from experience, ir is truly empowering.

  • mare wesselink
    mare wesselink Год назад

    I needed this today. Thank you for always opening up to us

  • Samira Ahmed
    Samira Ahmed Год назад

    I love youuuu

  • Evelyn deMooy
    Evelyn deMooy Год назад

    I like. this 😁😁😁😝

  • Andrea van der Weiden
    Andrea van der Weiden Год назад

    Hey Madeleine! I was wondering if you could do a video about acting in general and what it is like to do an addition and all. I want to be an actress too so it would help me so much!

  • madilyn forsythe
    madilyn forsythe Год назад

    this was beautiful thank you madelaine

  • Stephanie Solorio
    Stephanie Solorio Год назад

    I love you!!❤️❤️❤️

  • Ebony
    Ebony Год назад

    Thankyou for the encouragement Madelaine, ive always been too scared to talk to someone about what happened to me. Now im going too ❤❤❤

  • Diane De Castro
    Diane De Castro Год назад

    I am a victim of child abuse since I was 4. I used to be molested and I know the feeling of being inferior to pedophiles. Male or Female, nobody deserves to be treated that way.

  • Trinity Dumoulin
    Trinity Dumoulin Год назад

    You're so wonderful.

  • chloe hurley
    chloe hurley Год назад

    She is just the nicest person ever and I love her so much❤️ this is so important for everyone and it really touched me

  • Mariya Manashirova
    Mariya Manashirova Год назад

    Thank you so much for this video Madelaine. I cried while watching episode 5. Love you so much