The mother of one of the alleged molestation victims of former Penn State University coach Jerry Sandusky said her son came to her wanting to know how to look up "sex weirdos" on the Internet. When she asked him why, he said he wanted to see if Sandusky was on there.
"He's a weirdo," her son said.
The boy's mother revealed that and more during an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" Friday, her face in shadow and voice disguised. She told host George Stephanopoulos that Sandusky used to pull her son, known as Victim 1, out of class without her knowledge and that he frequently spent the night at Sandusky's house.
Sandusky volunteered with the high school's varsity football program and was allowed unrestricted access to the school, according to the grand jury indictment that led to Sandusky's arrest last week on 40 counts of molesting eight boys over a 15-year period, ABC reported. In one such instance, prosecutors say, a wrestling coach witnessed inappropriate touching between Sandusky and the boy and saw Sandusky lying on top of him in the weight room.
According to the grand jury investigation, Sandusky is alleged to have "indecently fondled Victim 1 on a number of occasions, performed oral sex on Victim 1 on a number of occasions and had Victim 1 perform oral sex on him on at least one occasion."
After the "sex weirdo" comment, the boy's mother said she asked him whether there was anything he needed to tell her, but it wasn't until a month later that he said he was uncomfortable around Sandusky.
It was a guidance counselor the boy finally confided to, and when his mother asked why he didn't come forward sooner, he told her: "I didn't know what to do, I just didn't know what to do, and you just can't tell Jerry no."
The boy's mother said she was glad to hear of Coach Joe Paterno's firing.
"He may have legally done what he needed to do," she said. "[But] I think they all needed to be gone."
Still, she said her son is still "cheering" for Penn State.
"The students of Penn State are not involved in hiding this or doing anything to him," she said. "He's all cheering for the team, but as far as the people who hid, it he has no respect for these people."
"I want justice, I want him to be locked up," she said of Sandusky. "There's no help for somebody who does this -- he needs to be put away, he needs to be put away for a long time."
Watch the full interview below, via ABC: