Julianne Hough Tells Cosmo About Abuse She Suffered As A Child. In a recent article with popular magazine Cosmopolitan, actress and single Julianne Hough candidly opens up about abuse she experienced as a child in the entertainment business. Hough reportedly suggests that the fact she did not look her age when was younger played a part in how certain people treated her. In my mind, that’s no excuse for the mistreatment of a young woman, and props go to Julianne for having the guts to speak out about such a sensitive topic. Julianne Hough Candidly Discusses Abuse.