Ellen DeGeneres' mother, Betty DeGeneres, is speaking out after her talk show host daughter recently revealed that she was sexually assaulted as a teenager.
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"Betty DeGeneres is speaking out for the first time after her daughter, Ellen DeGeneres, recently went into great detail about being sexually assaulted when she was a teenager."
Ellen’s' mom breaks silence on sexual abuse allegations: “ I wish I had the capacity to listen to her when she told me what happened.I live with that regret- If someone in your life has the courage to speak out, please believe them." https://t.co/Zdg2eaSyPl— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) May 31, 2019
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“I wish I had the capacity to listen to her when she told me what happened.”— TODAY (@TODAYshow) May 31, 2019
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
“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
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