Charlize Theron  revealed what happened the night her mother killed her father. Questioned by NPR , the actress of Mad Max: Fury Road returned on this night of June 1991, when she was 15 years old and that her father, alcoholic , returned to the family home with the firm intention to attack to her.

“My father was so drunk that he shouldn’t have stood up when he entered the house with a gun. My mother and I were in my room and we pushed the door from the inside because he was trying to pass (…) He took a step back and shot the door three times, ”she said. said.

self-defense

Fortunately, neither Charlize Theron nor her mother Gerda was affected. And to save his family, the latter took matters into their own hands. “To defend ourselves, it eliminated the threat,” said the star, without going into details.

“I’m not ashamed to talk about it, because the more we talk about it, the more we realize that we are not alone in living it,” concluded the star.

Scandale , Charlize Theron’s next film, will be released in France next January.