Affleck: "The very thought left a bad taste in my mouth"

April 22, 2015 11:11 AM

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Affleck: "The very thought left a bad taste in my mouth"

Hollywood superstar Ben Affleck says he regrets asking a television program to cut out part of his family history revealing ties to a slave owner, and PBS is opening up an investigation into how the censorship occurred, reports CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers.

Affleck said he was embarrassed when "Finding Your Roots," discovered one of his ancestors was a slave owner. But an attempt to hide his concern backfired, leaving the Academy Award winner wishing he could go back and edit his decision.

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