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Matthew McConaughey revealed that he was a victim of sexual abuse


Matthew McConaughey published a memoir in which he relates that he was sexually abused more than once during his adolescence.

Matthew McConaughey

revealed that he was the victim of sexual abuse several times during his teens.

The actor opened up about his past in his new memoir 'Greenlights', where he talks about his life experiences and orders them according to the learning they left him.

The 50-year-old star identifies as green, yellow or red lights, some of the events that led him to move forward, pause or stop in life.

In the publication, the Oscar winner details how each moment taught him a lesson and how he overcame it.


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At the beginning of the book, McConaughey shares several facts about himself as an introductory scenario for the rest of the writing.

The actor's memoirs include his personal experience with sexual abuse, where he confessed that the first time he had sexual relations they were not consensual and that he was also manipulated to do so.

"I was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when I was 15 years old," writes the star of 'Dallas Buyers Club'. "I was sure I would go to hell for premarital sex. Today, I'm just sure I hope that not be the case, "he said.

However, this was not the only experience related to sexual abuse that he suffered.

The famous also shared that at 18 a man sexually abused him

McConaughey also reveals that he was sexually abused by a man when he was 18 years old while he was unconscious in the back of a pickup truck.

Although the famous does not delve into more details about his experience, he does affirm that he does not consider himself a victim of the situations he lived, because he is grateful for the life he was able to create.

"I have never felt like a victim," writes the star.

"I have a lot of evidence that the world is conspiring to make me happy," he adds.

McConaughey also reveals details about his parents' tumultuous relationship, his marriage to

Camila Alves

and his personal philosophy in the publication that went on sale on October 20.

"Recently, I plucked up the courage to sit with those journals. I found stories that I experienced, lessons that I learned and forgot, poems, prayers, recipes, beliefs about what matters, some great photos, and a ton of


on the bumpers," he said. you can read in the description of his first book.

The celebrity will also go on a virtual tour where he will give several talks, in which he will be accompanied by different from his colleagues on the big screen, such as

Kate Hudson

, with whom he shared credits in the film 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days'.

The online meetings will also be joined by

Woody Harrelson

, his friend since the 2014 series 'True Detective'.


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Source: telemundo

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