Matthew McConaughey opened up about how he views relationships after being harassed and blackmailed.
The 52 year old Dallas Buyers Club star spoke about the difficult subject The conversation: About the men podcast.
“I will not be afraid of relationships because my first experience was blackmail. Uh-uh. It’s an aberration,” he said.
“And I won’t let it get me down” matthew added. “I’m not going to let that affect my sense of trust in people and say, ‘No, I can have a healthy relationship.’ Not negotiable. No.”
matthew previously open about the experience in his memoir Green light. He said he was “blackmailed” into losing his virginity when he was 15 and that he was “molested by a man when I was 18 while I was unconscious in the back of a van.”
He added that he chose not to focus on the moments from his past. “I’ve decided, non-negotiable, I’m not going to carry that, bring that baggage into the life that I’m going to lead and how I treat people and how I trust people and how I look at the circumstances and the risk I can take.”
in case you missed it matthew‘s new movie DallasSting was scrapped weeks before production began. Here’s why.
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