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Jerry Sandusky

Paterno Never Questioned Me

About Child Abuse

12/3/2011 5:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Jerry Sandusky
Accused child molester Jerry Sandusky claims Joe Paterno never once confronted him about Sandusky's alleged rape of a 10-year-old boy in 2002 inside a Penn State locker room, despite having knowledge of the incident.

In an interview with the New York Times, Sandusky claims the former head coach also never spoke to him about a similar molestation complaint in 1998, investigated by the Penn State campus police. Sandusky said, “I never talked to him about either one. That’s all I can say. I mean, I don’t know.”

Paterno was fired last month, after failing to report the incidents to police.

During the interview, Sandusky insisted he never sexually abused any child, claiming prosecutors have "taken everything that I ever did for any young person and twisted it to say that my motives were sexual or whatever."

Sandusky has been charged with 40 counts of molesting eight boys over 15 years and is currently free on $100,000 bail.

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16.

Dawg    

It seems that Jerry Sandusky Was meerly playing naked leap frog in the showers with those boy's. But when It was his turn to leap he got his ******tuck in a few of em. Never play leap frog with a Unicorn folks..

867 days ago
17.

Joao    

Do I believe that Joe Paterno never confronted him... YES. Don't ask to tell. Eff'en sickko--- so-called "MEN". Would sacrifice children [but now theirs] in the name of a trophy.

867 days ago
18.

TNT    

We are Pedo State University.

The arrogant university who for years had an attitude that they were clean and above everyone else is now a disgrace to the country led by Pedterno and his sick assistant.

867 days ago
19.

Rogue Warrior    

This guy has ruined the lives of every little boy he has come in physical contact with. When I say ruined, I mean they will NEVER experience life like someone who hasn't been abused this way, however subtle those differences may seem!

867 days ago
20.

URSilly    

I totally feel for the victims, the way he continues to downplay the sexual abuse, he re-victimizes them over and over in interviews when he minimizes the abuse he inflicted on those boys.

My heart goes out to the victims and their families, for what this sick predator is putting them all through with his denial and resistance to just admit he abused them.

867 days ago
21.

Billy    

Let's lock him up in general population and make sure everyone knows he's there. He can see what it's like to be raped anally like he did to those boys. Look at his face, is there any doubt in your mind he did it? The recidivism rate on these monsters is astronomically high. There should be nothing for any of them get to do excel go straight to jail for the rest of their pedophile life. I can't wait until God removes him from the earth and he's hanging out in hell with Michael (the known pedophile) Jackson. Rot you POS.

867 days ago
22.

Johnny Canuck    

Why is Sandusky out on bail? I'm sure if a celebrity was involved, there would be no bail (Dr. Murray)

867 days ago
23.

Kaffee    

With every media interview he gives, he tightens the noose around his neck a little tighter. Keep talking Sandusky!

867 days ago
24.

Mazor    

This is not a big deal, just a minor issue.

867 days ago
25.

Dustin    

I think he realizes he doesn't have a chance at this point. So he figures screw it. I'm gonna bring as many people with me as I can. Not defending Paterno, but that's what this statement seems like.

867 days ago
26.

bring back recent posts    

I sure hope he isn't sitting in a mall with a Santa suit on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

867 days ago
27.

crimsons    

Why would ANYONE with a pending court case (with a potential sentence of nearly 500 years) talk about the case publicly. Doesn't this idiot have a lawyer?

867 days ago
28.

tony gee    



Paterno's demeanor towards


you does not make you any less


guilty of the alleged molestation.



Obviously, the man


does not want to have


any kind of confrontation with you


and most probably


he didn't want


to be involved in a highly


scandalous and sticky situation.

867 days ago
29.

blacksssheep    

What a shame. My heart goes out to Michael who had to go through the false allegations while the real monster (Jerry) laughed throughout it all for over 10+ years. Who's laughing now?!

867 days ago
30.

Darvon    

This thing of a human scares me.

867 days ago
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