Sandusky's son, who alleges molestation, talks to Winfrey about dad's bedtime 'ritual'

The Associated Press
July 16, 2014 02:07 PM

This June 27, 2014 image released by OWN shows Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, airing on OWN on Thursday, July 17. Matt Sandusky says he enjoyed spending time with the family at their central Pennsylvania home _ except when it came time to go to bed. The Oprah Winfrey Network on Wednesday, July 16, released a clip of Winfrey’s interview with Matt Sandusky, who alleges he was sexually abused by his father. (AP Photo/Harpo, Inc., George Burns) MANDATORY CREDIT: GEORGE BURNS

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says he enjoyed spending time with the family at their central Pennsylvania home — except when it came time to go to bed.

The Oprah Winfrey Network on Wednesday released a clip of Winfrey's interview with Matt Sandusky, who alleges he was sexually abused by his father.

Matt Sandusky tells Winfrey that his father had a bedtime "ritual." The full interview airs Thursday at 9 p.m. Eastern.

The network says Sandusky also describes grooming, methodical control and manipulation by his father.

Jerry Sandusky is a former Penn State assistant football coach now imprisoned for molesting 10 other boys.

Matt Sandusky is one of six children adopted by Jerry Sandusky and his wife. He also discussed the alleged abuse in the documentary "Happy Valley."


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