Well, celebrities’ life is not as glamorous and easy as it looks like, they have to bear many pain and come through many sorrows. This happened in case of Comedian-host Ellen DeGeneres recollects being sexually assaulted by her stepfather. She said that she was assaulted when she was teen in. And she revealed in an upcoming episode of David Letterman’s show.
Ellen DeGeneres recently recalled she was sexually assaulted as a teenager. The talk show host, who has always brought a smile to our faces, had us in tears when she revealed her stepfather was “a very bad man.” On the other hand, during her interaction, Ellen delves into the details of the abuse, recalling the incident that took place in her growing up year. The abuse started, DeGeneres said, after her mother, Betty, was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Ellen DeGeneres sexually assault by Stepfather
She revealing the details and said that my father told me ” when (my mom) was out of town that he’d felt a lump in her breast and needed to feel her body. But I rejected at first, but somehow he convinced me that he needs to feel my upper part of body and then he tries to do it again another time, and then another time.”
Now the 61 year old told, “I’m angry at myself because, you know, I didn’t, I was too weak to stand up to, I was 15 or 16,” she added. “It’s a really horrible, horrible story and the only reason I’m actually going to go into detail about it is because I want other girls to never let someone do that.”
On the other hand, this isn’t the first time Ellen has poured her heart out to her fans. She previously discussed sexual abuse on her namesake show while interviewing Savannah Guthrie.
Ellen DeGeneres said she didn’t tell her mother right away in an effort to protect her.”It’s a really horrible, horrible story and the only reason I’m actually going to go into detail about it is because I want other girls to not ever let someone do that.”
“I should never have protected (my mother). I should have protected myself and I didn’t tell her for a few years, and then I told her,” she said.