In his new biography published on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, actor Matthew McConaughey (50) explains how he experienced several sexual assaults during his teenage years. In particular, he was the victim of blackmail, forcing him to accept a sexual relationship without consent.
In his new biography, Greenlights , Matthew McConaughey reveals that he was the victim of several sexual assaults as a teenager. Published this Tuesday, October 20, 2020, she mentions several traumatic episodes. The 50-year-old actor says he was “blackmailed” into offering someone his virginity when he was only 15. Unconscious sex.
“ I was blackmailed into sleeping with someone when I was 15. I was sure I was going to hell for having sex before marriage. Today, I’m just sure that this is not the case, ”he reveals at the beginning of the book.
Matthew McConaughey also explained that he was “sexually assaulted by a man” when he was only 18 years old. Serious events which occurred while he was ” completely unconscious in the back of a van” . Not giving more details about his assault, the actor says he does not feel like a victim. “I have a lot of evidence that the world is conspiring to make me happy, ” he said. Testimonies of sexually assaulted men are quite rare, especially in the middle of Hollywood. A courageous act highlighted on social networks.
In his biography, the actor of Interstellar also evokes his tumultuous relations with his parents, who married three times and divorced twice, or his marriage to Camila Alves.
As a reminder, Matthew McConaughey had met this Brazilian model in 2006. After a marriage in 2011, they welcomed three children : a 12-year-old son, a 10-year-old girl and another little boy, aged 7.