Tyler Perry will appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show today to reveal “devastating secrets,” about being molested as a child. Oprah bills the interview as one of the most groundbreaking she’s done this year:
He was beaten, scarred and nearly broken. In a groundbreaking interview, Hollywood mogul Tyler Perry reveals the devastating details of his childhood sexual abuse.
Perry promises, “It’s the most in-depth and revelatory interview I have ever done.”
In a preview of the interview, which can be seen HERE, the filmmaker chokes back tears as he recalls the day he “died,” when he was first molested. He recounts to Oprah that it happened more than once – with men and a woman. He said he once blacked-out for three days afterward, telling Winfrey, “It’s so disgusting.
Tyler first acknowledged being abused as a child after receiving after experiencing a flood of memories following a screening of the Oscar-nominated Precious, which he co-produced, he even revealed that it was a man in his church who molested him.
I wonder if Oprah will bring up the obvious similarities to the Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal…
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