LL Cool J Shares Child Abuse Story With Oprah Winfrey

On the latest episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter, Oprah Winfrey will interview actor and rapper LL Cool J. The man born James Todd Smith, opened up with Winfrey about his childhood abuse story. He originally told of the repeated beatings he received as a child that Winfrey classifies as “torture” in his 1988 autobiography, I Make My Own Rules.

First Look: Oprah’s Next Chapter with
LL Cool J

In the teaser clip below, LL recounts his story. The entire Oprah’s Next Chapter episode will air on Sunday night at 9 p.m.