“The last time someone touched me without my say-so was when I was kidnapped, and I froze,” the Utah kidnapping and rape survivor told "CBS This Morning."
“I hope we may all continue to support and embrace Jayme as she reclaims her life," the survivor of a 2002 abduction wrote on Instagram.
Registered sex offender Wanda Barzee was released from a Utah prison in September.
Barzee helped Brian David Mitchell keep Smart in captivity for nine months.
But victim-blaming persists in Mormon purity culture.
In the following years, I found myself feeling distinctly uncomfortable to the point of fearfulness around the homeless in Salt Lake City, whom the Smart family had tried to help by offering money and work around their home.
Elizabeth Smart and her husband welcomed a girl who they named Chloe back in February and decided to keep the news private.