Ellen DeGeneres opens up about surviving a sexual assault

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While filming an upcoming episode of Netflix‘s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, the lesbian TV host, who is now 61 years old, opened up that while her mother was suffering from breast cancer she was married to a very bad person, who treated her (Ellen) definitely not as a daughter of his wife, not as a child he was supposed to love and bring up. “He told me when she was out of town that he’d felt a lump in [my mother’s] breast and needed to feel my breasts because he didn’t want to upset her,” the daytime queen revealed to Letterman, without holding her emotions, “He needed to feel mine. I didn’t know about bodies, I don’t know that breasts are all different and… Anyway, he convinced me that he needs to feel my breasts and then he tries to do it again another time, and then another time.” She never told her mom about what was happening, she did not want to make her sad, she thought that she was doing a good thing – protecting her mom, but now she regrets about not protecting herself. “We [women] just don’t feel like we’re worthy, or we’re scared to have a voice, and we’re scared to say no. That’s the only reason I think it’s important to talk about it because there’s so many young girls and it doesn’t matter how old you are. It is just time for us to have a voice. It’s time for us to have power,” she finished up

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