CNN Anchor Admits On-Air to Being Victim of Sexual Abuse

By Andrew Gauthier 

New York Post

CNN anchor Don Lemon shocked viewers over the weekend with his admission — in the middle of an interview about sex abuse charges against evangelical minister Eddie Long — that he’d been sexually abused as a youngster.

“I have never admitted this on TV,” he told three followers of the Georgia mega-church leader. “I’m a victim of a pedophile when I was a kid. Someone who was much older than me.”

Lemon, one of the cable network’s rising stars, jumped in with the confession after playing a video of a lawyer in the case retelling what one of the alleged victims said about how the minister got him to drop his guard. More…