In the aftermath, he says in the series, “I was sent to a temporary custody by social services which was supposed to be a religious place but it wasn’t a very nice place to be for a child. One of the priests tried to molest me. He tried to touch my private parts … At that time, I was a young boy. I didn’t know what sexual boundaries were. I just knew I didn’t like being touched. Some things are hard to forget.”

Bobby Brown Says Being Molested by a Priest Changed the Course of His Life: 'It Was the Reason I Abused Myself' |

Bobby Brown recently sat down with People ahead of his new A&E documentary 'Biography: Bobby Brown' and opened up about an experience he's kept secret for over 40 years. via People: Brown, 53, grew up in a rough section of Boston and says that his first great loss was that of his innocence.