‘Not Gonna Let It Beat Me’: Matthew McConaughey Addresses Sexual Assault In His Teens

‘Not Gonna Let It Beat Me’: Matthew McConaughey Addresses Sexual Assault In His Teens


Matthew McConaughey recently addressed the sexual assault he experienced as a teenager, saying he doesn’t plan to let it “beat” him.

The 52-year-old Hollywood A-lister described being abused as part of his memoir “Greenlights,” which was released in October 2021. In the book, he described how he was sexually abused at both 15 and 18 years of age. McConaughey most recently described how a conversation he had with his father about consent never factored into what eventually happened with him.

“Well, I had been taught, been guided by my parents about respect for a woman, respect for the relationship, respect for sexual intimacy, respect for space,” he said during an interview with Amanda de Cadenet on “The Conversation: About the Men” podcast.

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