In the talk show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction from David Letterman devotes the comediante-host about how she as a teenager by her stepfather abused. Report that the English-language broadcasters BBC and NBC. “When I people hear witnesses frustrates me that victims are not believed. I love men, but there are so many that with so many get away.’
The sexual harassment was, according to Degeneres, when she was between 15 and 16 years old, after her mother’s diagnosis of breast cancer had received. According to her, used her stepfather that as an excuse for her own breasts to touch, so to speak, to check for a tumor to feel attacked. “He tried that time and time again’, she says in the in-depth interview with Letterman.
According to NBC, testified in 2005 about the sexual abuse in the magazine Allure, and in 2018, she would fall once during her own talk show. This time she is going to say more, because it’s important to talk about it’.
Itself she chose to be there when for the not to her mother to tell her not to hurt’. But when she finally got, she believed her not, and she was still 18 years with Degeneres’ stepfather. She hopes young women learn from her story.