Matthew Sandusky, the adopted son of imprisoned former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, speaks out about his ordeal in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Matt Sandusky’s first public interview will air on July 17 when he will answer questions from Oprah Winfrey on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) at 9 p.m. ET, Huffington Post reported.
Matt Sandusky’s first public interview will air on July 17 when he will answer questions from Oprah Winfrey on the OWN (photo OWN)
In the interview, Matthew Sandusky – currently married and a father himself – will describe the ordeal he endured while being raised by Jerry and Dottie Sandusky.
According to the publication, Matthew Sandusky will respond to Dottie Sandusky’s accusations against her husband’s victims and share details on Jerry Sandusky’s nightly ritual. He is one of six children Jerry and Dottie Sandusky adopted.
Jerry Sandusky was convicted in June 2012 on 45 counts of child abuse, found guilty of raping or fondling 10 boys he had met through the acclaimed youth charity he founded, The Second Mile.
Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown on Sunday gave OWN network its biggest viewership yet.
Whitney Houston’s family interview, which aired on OWN’s “Oprah’s Next Chapter” from 9:00 to 10:30 p.m., racked up 3.5 million total viewers, according to the network.
That’s a dramatic improvement over OWN’s previously most-watched program Oprah Winfrey’s January 8 interview with celebrity pastor Joel Osteen, which drew 1.6 million total viewers.
Oprah Winfrey's interview with Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown on Sunday gave OWN network its biggest viewership yet
Oprah Winfrey’s Bobbi Kristina Brown interview also drew a 3.1 rating in the key women 25-54 demographic, with a 3.3 household rating.
Sunday’s installment in “Oprah’s Next Chapter” represented a 444 percent increase over the season average in the key demographic. It jumped 417 percent boost in total viewership and 378 percent in the household rating.