During a live newscast discussing the sexual coercion accusations against Georgia Bishop Eddie Long, CNN anchor Don Lemon revealed that he had been a victim of pedophilia when he was younger.

Sep, 26, 2010

During a live newscast discussing the sexual coercion accusations against Georgia Bishop Eddie Long, CNN anchor Don Lemon revealed that he had been a victim of pedophilia when he was younger. "I'm a victim of a pedophile when I was a kid," he said. Lemon previously played a video of a lawyer representing one of Long's accusers who said the Bishop lured the young man by spending time with him and later requesting personal favors. "I've never admitted that on television and I never told my mom until I was 30 years old," Lemon said. "The things that these men are talking about, especially African-American men [most men] don't want to talk about ... even if there is money involved."