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I was sexually abused by a man when I was 18: Oscar winning actor reveals

Friday, October 23, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey, who made several personal revelations in his new memoir 'Greenlights,' has opened up about being sexually abused as a teenager, once when he was 15 and then again when he was 18.

Recalling the horrifying incidents, McConaughey said that he was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when he was 15. He also talked about being molested at 18 by a man in the back of a van when he was unconscious. He stated in the book, "I was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when I was 15. I was certain I was going to hell for the premarital sex. Today, I am merely certain that I hope that's not the case. I was molested by a man when I was 18 while knocked unconscious in the back of a van." However, the actor also added that the world is constantly conspiring to make him happy and that he never felt like a victim under any circumstances. "I've never felt like a victim. I have a lot of proof that the world is conspiring to make me happy," McConaughey said. In the book, he also talked about topics ranging from his relationship with his parents to his marriage to Camila Alves.

Matthew McConaughey was last seen in the 2019 movie 'The Gentlemen.' The actor is famous for his roles in numerous movies, including Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, and has won numerous accolades, including an Academy award for his portrayal of Ron Woodroof, a cowboy diagnosed with AIDS, in the 2013 biopic Dallas Buyers Club.


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