MOTHER OF COLUMBINE SHOOTER: Sits Down in First-Ever TV Interview, ‘I Had the Illusion Everything was OK’

Screen Shot 2016-02-12 at 8.25.28 AMCan’t imagine the ghosts that haunt this woman’s conscience. Do you think she is just as much to blame for the shootings as her son is?

The mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold gives her first-ever TV interview tonight on Diane Sawyer’s prime-time ABC show 20/20.

The broadcast comes ahead of the publication of Sue Klebold’s book, Silence Broken: A Mother’s Reckoning.

In Friday’s special edition of the show, which will air at 9pm on KMGH-Channel 7, Mrs Klebold talks about her relationship with her son, what it was like in their home in the days leading up to the massacre at Columbine High School and her thoughts on the victims.

At one point in the interview Sawyer asks Mrs Klebod: ‘For all the parents who said “I would have known something…”’

She replies: ‘Before Columbine happened, I would have been one of those parents.

‘I had all the illusions that everything was ok. My love for him was so strong.’

When speaking about the victims, Mrs Klebold breaks down in tears.

‘I just remember sitting there and reading about them, all these kids and the teacher,’ she says.

‘There’s never a day that goes by where I don’t think of the people that Dylan harmed… I think it’s easier for me to say “harmed” than “killed.”‘

She then continues: ‘I would have felt exactly the same [as the victims’ families] if it was the other way round.’

Read more: Daily Mail

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