Ellen DeGeneres’ stepsister has slammed the chat show star, saying she doesn’t believe her shocking claim she was groped by her father as a child. Ellen told David Letterman in his new Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, that when she was a teenager her stepfather, Roy Grussendorf, used her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis as an excuse to grope Ellen’s breasts on multiple occasions. But in an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV, Grussendorf’s biological daughter, Rori Rhodes, accuses Ellen of only making the ‘pathetic’ allegation to ‘sell a TV show’. The furious step-sibling branded the disturbing allegations ‘pathetic’, selfishly motivated, and claims Ellen ‘can’t prove’ her claims. Ellen DeGeneres accused her stepfather of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager, revealed in an interview for David Letterman’s new Netflix show DeGeneres’ stepsister Rori Rhodes, 70, tells DailyMailTV that the allegations are ‘pathetic’ and the comedienne ‘can’t prove’ them Rhodes, who is nine years older than DeGeneres and is an interior designer in Dallas, Texas, said she would sometimes ‘hang out’ with DeGeneres, but ‘never really connected with her’ DeGeneres’ stepfather and Rhodes’ father Roy Grussendorf died in 1997 of a heart attack at age 77 – just six… Read full this story
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