Ellen DeGeneres’ mother shares a statement following revelations from Ellen that detail the sexual abuse she suffered as a teen.
“I wish I had the capacity to listen to her when she told me what happened.”
A TODAY exclusive: Ellen DeGeneres’ mother shares a statement for the first time following revelations from Ellen that detail the sexual abuse she suffered as a teenager. pic.twitter.com/xZf96DVLL8
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Betty DeGeneres, the mother of Ellen DeGeneres, is speaking out for the first time about her daughter’s claim that Betty did not believe her when Ellen said she was sexually assaulted by her late stepfather as a teen. https://t.co/SUDb0Qepxn – @TODAYShow
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“I live with that regret,” – Ellen Degeneres’ mother, Betty, in her first statement since Ellen’s revelations of sexual abuse, provided exclusively to @TODAYshow. “If someone in your life has the courage to speak out, please believe them,” she writes. pic.twitter.com/um1zfLq89Y
— Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) May 31, 2019