Exclusive: The Vanderbilt Football Player’s Interview from behind Bars

Feb 09, 2015 on Syndicated at 4:00 PM


It’s a shocking story that is making headlines across the nation: Two former Vanderbilt University football players recently were found guilty of raping an unconscious female classmate in a campus dorm room in June 2013 after a night of drinking. It ... (more)took a jury just three hours to convict Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, both 21, on charges that included aggravated rape and sexual battery in connection with the incident — which prosecutors say was proved by cellphone photos and video. In an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil sits down with Cory, who is behind bars awaiting sentencing and facing up to 145 years in prison. What does he remember about that night? And what, if anything, would he do differently? Cory and several of his former teammates — including two who are currently awaiting trial — are accused of trying cover up the incident in the days that followed. How does Cory explain his actions? And, why does he believe he deserves a second chance? Plus, what message does he have for the victim?This program contains sexual content. Viewer discretion advised.

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