Ellen Degeneres proved to be a sensitive and sympathetic interviewer when So You Think You Can Dance judge, Mary Murphy, stopped by the Ellen Degeneres show to tell the story of her 8-year marriage to an abusive partner.
Mary teared up a few times as she described the rape and beatings dealt by her controlling husband, and her parents who insisted Mary needed to “make the marriage work.”
Ellen choked up a little herself when she commiserated with Mary, revealing that she had no support from family when she faced similar circumstances.
“I just want it out of my brain, ” says Mary about why she chose to tell her story, “I want to stomp it out.”
Mary is featured in a cover story in this week’s US Magazine
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