Matthew McConaughey denies being blackmailed into sex as teenager ‘beaten him up’

Matthew McConaughey has said that he refused to be blackmailed into having sex when he was 15 and that he was drugged and molested by a man at the age of 18.

The Dallas Buyers Club star, 52, previously shared disturbing accounts in his autobiography, Greenlights, and has now detailed a conversation he had with his father informing him not to treat anyone that way. should go.

Speaking on Amanda de Cadet’s The Conversation: About the Men podcast, she said of her parents’ lessons on sexual intimacy and respect: ‘Well, I was taught, by my parents, to respect a woman. , was directed about respect for the relationship, respect for sexual intimacy, respect for space.

Speaking: Matthew McConaughey has said he denied being blackmailed into having sex when he was 15 and that he was drugged and molested by a man when he was 18.

Speaking: Matthew McConaughey has said he denied being blackmailed into having sex when he was 15 and that he was drugged and molested by a man when he was 18.

‘My dad always had this thing when he taught us birds and bees, he made me sit down to talk to birds and bees. “You’re getting the age you kiss?” And I said, “Yes, sir.”

‘ And he goes, “Well, it’s going to go beyond that one day. It’s probably going to go to where you’re going to be intimate and there’s going to be boobs, and there’s going to be below the belt.” I’m interpreting, and he says, “It’s going to happen to you too”.

Recalling being taught about sexual consent, he continued: ‘And so he goes, and he’s talking to me,’ he says, “son, as a man in the situation,” a heterosexual relationship. Talking about me, “If you ever feel girl, lady, hesitate, wait”.

‘ He also added, he goes, “You can even make them feel hesitant, and then after you stop, they can go, Oh, no, no, come on. No. Wait until next time.” And he was right, I came to some senses where it was, “No, no, no. Well, I’m out.” And saying, “Okay, cool. I’m out”.

Memoirs: Matthews shares harrowing accounts in his autobiography, 'Greenlights', and detailed the conversation he had with his father, informing him that no one should be treated in this way ( portrayed as a teenager)

Memoirs: Matthews shares harrowing accounts in his autobiography, ‘Greenlights’, and detailed the conversation he had with his father, informing him that no one should be treated in this way ( portrayed as a teenager)

The girl went, “Oh, well, no, come on.” And I was like, “No, no, no.” “Trust you you’ll have another day, if it has to be,” he said.

The actor was still able to have some ‘healthy sex’ with girls who were not ‘ugly’ after the blackmailing.

He continued: ‘But I was very clear, again, he wasn’t right, he wasn’t good, he wasn’t like that.

‘After that, I had some healthy sex and there are girls who like and like me, and we slowly got intimate and it was cute and clumsy, and all those things, but it was kind of ugly. was not.’

His father James died in 1992 at the age of 63, when the actor was in his early 20s.

Matthew said: 'I was taught, guided by my parents about respect for a woman, respect for relationships, respect for sexual intimacy, respect for space' (in 2019 his wife Camilla Pictured with Alves)

Matthew said: ‘I was taught, guided by my parents about respect for a woman, respect for relationships, respect for sexual intimacy, respect for space’ (in 2019 his wife Camilla Pictured with Alves)

When Matthew was molested a few years later, she said she ‘didn’t connect’ the two experiences.

The actor revealed that he was molested as a teenager by another man in his memoir.

Mathew wrote about the horrific incident in which he was ‘unconsciously killed’ and attacked by his male assailant at the age of 18.

The Dallas Buyers Club star said he was “in the back of a van” when the attack happened.

Gold Star has not been treated, but he said that the people around him have helped him cope with the trauma.

Matthews swore to himself that the abuse he experienced in his teens did not make him ‘afraid of the relationship’ or prevent him from trusting others.

He said: ‘I’m not one to fear relationships because my first experience was blackmail. uh uh. This is an aberration. No. No. It’s not like this.

‘And if I go on – and I won’t let it beat me. I’m going to go, ‘I won’t let that defeat my sense of trust in people and say, ‘No, I can have a healthy relationship.’ non-negotiable. No.’

He added: ‘Done. Am I denying that this happened? No, I’m not denying that it happened. Ugly. uh.

‘I still get, even telling you this story, I get it – but shall I carry on? I chose, non-negotiably, that I’m not going to bring that stuff into the life I’m going to lead, and how I treat people and how I trust people, and I’m going to be in situations. And how do I look at the risk.’

Matthew’s 304-page memoir Greenlights hits shelves on October 20, 2021, and he details two events in his book.

Candid: Actor was still able to have some 'healthy sex' with girls who weren't 'ugly' after blackmailing

Candid: Actor was still able to have some ‘healthy sex’ with girls who weren’t ‘ugly’ after blackmailing

After the book’s release, Matthews spoke about why he felt it was not ‘constructive’ to go into detail about sexual assaults.

“Ultimately, there’s nothing that I think is constructive about the details,” he said on The Tamron Hall Show.

‘I felt like those details, until I had a really cool creative way that I looked at it that other people could relate to, I thought those details could be captured and used as a form of voyeurism. can be reported for.

He said he didn’t want to take advantage of his trauma because then every headline and TV show would focus on his harassment.

The Gentlemen action star explained, ‘I also wrote in the book that I have never felt like a victim.

Reflected: Matthew's 304-page memoir Greenlights hits shelves on October 20, 2021, and he details two events in his book

Reflected: Matthew’s 304-page memoir Greenlights hits shelves on October 20, 2021, and he details two events in his book

‘Yeah, was I a victim of those two situations? Sure. But that doesn’t mean I’ve continued to carry that feeling of “Oh, I was the victim,” or “Oh, I was the victim” in my life, or that those two unfortunate events have turned me into the man I was. Am I or is there an excuse too.’

Mathew continued: ‘Those two incidents happened to me at 15 and 18. If they were younger with me, I might have been more confused.

‘But when they happened to me, it was very clear to me, that they were wrong, that they were not ideal, that they are not as they should be.’

He said that he believed that having lucidity did not stick with him, confuse him, or give him a ‘non-realistic view of the way the world should have worked’. leaves with.

Khulna: Her book was the first time Mathew (pictured in 2020) has spoken about any incident publicly, but she has shown her support for sexual assault charities in the past

Khulna: Her book was the first time Mathew (pictured in 2020) has spoken about any incident publicly, but she has shown her support for sexual assault charities in the past

his book was This marks the first time Matthews has spoken publicly about any incidents but has shown his support for sexual assault charities in the past.

He was born and raised in Texas, he attended the University of Texas at Austin. In 2019, he joined the university as an acting professor, but had previously offered his support to help in their efforts to eradicate sexual harassment on campus.

In 2006, he became involved in the university’s rape eradication program by helping students get home after dark. He was pictured driving a buggy around the premises to bring everyone back safely.

Matthews now has three children — daughter Vida, 12, and sons Levi, 14, and Livingston, nine — with his wife of eight years, Camilla Alves.

Matthews originally met the 40-year-old Brazilian-born model in 2006 in Hollywood hotspot Hyde.

2019 FAMILY PICTURES: Matthew now has three children - daughter Vida, 12, and sons Levi, 14, and Livingston, nine - with his wife of eight years, Camila Alves

2019 FAMILY PICTURES: Matthew now has three children – daughter Vida, 12, and sons Levi, 14, and Livingston, nine – with his wife of eight years, Camila Alves

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