Since he needs an excuse for cheating on his wife, Jesse James revealed that his father physically abused him as a child. Interviewer: “Why did you cheat?” James: “Cheat? Don’t look over here, look at the monkey!” Popeater reports:
“I was a terrorized kid,” he said. The former reality star said he entered rehab earlier this year for sex addiction and anger management, but mostly it was to deal with his childhood, which he claims was filled with beatings at the hands of his father. He told ABC’s Vicki Mabrey that memories of the alleged abuse influenced his self-destructive decisions. “I grew up with a huge amount of shame and fear and abandonment on my shoulders from a very young age and I think, you know, the way my mind rationalized [cheating], ‘Well, you know, I might as well do whatever I can to like run her off cause she is going to find out what I am anyway and leave me anyway,’” James said. He said all his cheating stemmed from his “emotional shortcomings,” as ABC puts it. “The struggle within myself for the things that I did … to damage marriage and my life and everything else, it’s all me,” James said. “I’m doing it because, you know, I’ve basically never felt good enough for anyone.” “Bike builder, ‘Monster Garage’ TV star, all that stuff is a huge smokescreen so that people won’t see that I’m a scared, abused kid, a seven-year-old,” James said. “He beat my ass pretty good a bunch of times … I just remember, like, clinched teeth, strained-neck look on his face,” James said. “My whole childhood, I never had a chance to be a kid. … I was always scared.”
Whatever, one day you have to wake up and realize you’re not 7-years old and hiding under your bed anymore. Grow up, be a man, and get the hell over it. Your dad using an extension cord to express his love doesn’t give you a reason to go fuck whores. My dad took turns beating the shit out of me and my mom in front of each other, but look at me now!