They were overshadowed by Chuck Schumer’s reprehensible threat aimed at Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, but there were quite a few disgusting speeches at the same pro-abortion rally in Washington on Wednesday. One of the worst came from actress Busy Phillipps, who told the crowd that she was proud of the abortion she had when she was only 15 years old – without it, she said, she wouldn’t have had the Hollywood success that she did.
“There I was sitting in Los Angeles in my beautiful office of my own late night talk show. Soon I would be driving my hybrid car to my beautiful f*cking home. To kiss my two beautiful and healthy children and my husband who had taken the year off to parent so I could focus on my career. And I have all of this, all of it, because, because, because I was allowed bodily autonomy at 15. I will not be shamed into being quiet,” she shouted to uproarious applause.
“I will never stop talking about my abortion or my periods or my experiences in childbirth, my episiotomies, my yeast infections, or my ovulation that lines up with the moon!” she screamed.
What? Something lines up with the moon, anyway.
Imagine looking at your talk show and your “beautiful f*cking home” and your hybrid car and thinking, you know what, thank goodness I killed that baby!
Busy’s best friend in Hollywood is fellow actress Michelle Williams, though, so maybe we shouldn’t be too surprised. Williams won a Golden Globe award in January, and she also used her speech to credit abortion for her success.
“I’m grateful for the acknowledgment of the choices I’ve made, and I’m also grateful to have lived in a moment in our society where choice exists, because as women and as girls, things can happen to our bodies that are not our choice,” Williams said at the awards show.
“I’ve tried my very best to live a life of my own making, not just a series of events that happened to me, but one that I could stand back and look at and recognize my handwriting all over, sometimes messy and scrawling, sometimes careful and precise, but one that I carved with my own hand. I wouldn’t have been able to do this without employing a woman’s right to choose, to choose when to have my children, and with whom,” she continued.
Because choosing movie roles and choosing to kill your unborn child are exactly the same.
There are moments (increasingly frequent these days) where you just look at our society and wonder what the hell went wrong.
But yeah, enjoy that car, Busy.