“Looking back, he explains, “It was certainly, back then, very traumatic.”
Scott Brown Tells ’60 Minutes’ He Was Molested as Child Feb 16, 2011 Steven Hoffer Contributor
Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has decided the time is right to publicly reveal a secret he has kept inside for many years.
In an interview scheduled to air on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday, the Republican congressman reflects openly for the first time on his childhood hardships, including episodes of abuse from his stepfather and being sexually assaulted by a camp counselor when he was 10 years old….
Brown also mentioned that he has never discussed the incident. “When people find people like me at that young vulnerable age, who are basically lost, the thing that they have over you is, they make you believe that no one will believe you,” he said.
“My mom will read about it for the first time. I haven’t told anybody.” http://www.aolnews.com/2011/02/16/scott-brown-tells-60-minutes-he-was-molested-as-child-video
Scott Brown Recalls Childhood Sexual Abuse In 60 Minutes Interview (VIDEO) 02/16/11 Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) reveals that he was sexually abused as a child multiple times in an interview scheduled to air on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday evening….
Looking back, he explains, “It was certainly, back then, very traumatic.”
“As predators do… He said ‘If you tell anybody…I’ll kill you. I will make sure that nobody believes you,” recalls Brown of being threatened by the counselor. The interview with Brown comes just before the release of memoir Against All Odds. The Senator details the traumatic experiences he endured in the book.
Sen. Scott Brown Recalls Childhood Abuse
February 16, 2011
Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown tells Lesley Stahl he was the victim of physical, psychological and sexual abuse when he was a child. Stahl profiles the senator Sunday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. ET/PT.