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Uma Thurman Reveals She Had Abortion at 15

Uma Thurman Reveals She Had an Abortion as a Teen in Emotional Column Against Texas Law: ‘My Darkest Secret Until Now’

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Uma Thurman Reveals She Had Abortion at 15

Uma Thurman has penned a powerful and deeply personal essay in protest to Texas’ restrictive abortion law, which bans the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy.

In the column, published in The Washington Post, Thurman called the Texas law a “discriminatory tool against those who are economically disadvantaged,” sharing that she had an abortion in her late teens.

“I have followed the course of Texas’s radical antiabortion law with great sadness, and something akin to horror,” she wrote. “Now, in the hope of drawing the flames of controversy away from the vulnerable women on whom this law will have an immediate effect, I am sharing my own experience.”

Thurman went on to share that when she began her acting career at 15, noting that she was “often the only kid in the room,” she was “accidentally impregnated by a much older man.”

“I was living out of a suitcase in Europe, far from my family, and about to start a job,” she revealed. “I struggled to figure out what to do. I wanted to keep the baby, but how?”

Thurman said that she called her parents for advice despite never having spoken to them about being sexually active before, noting that her mother was gravely ill and in the hospital at the time.

Her parents warned her of the difficulties she would face if she attempted to raise a child as a single, teenage mother who was taking the steps to launch an acting career.

“We decided as a family that I couldn’t go through with the pregnancy, and agreed that termination was the right choice,” she wrote. “My heart was broken nonetheless.”

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Transgender Netflix workers plan walkout over Dave Chappelle controversy

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Transgender Netflix workers plan walkout over Dave Chappelle controversy

The business issues caused by a controversial Dave Chappelle comedy special are apparently anything but funny.

Transgender Netflix employees are planning an Oct. 20 walkout from the streaming service in response to a bevy of ongoing issues that all connect back to 48-year-old Chapelle’s “The Closer,” according to the Verge.

The most prominent of the problems was the suspension of a trans senior software engineer, Terra Field, who slammed Chappelle for his humor about trans people in a viral Twitter thread.

A source told The Post that Field was suspended not for the tweets but instead for intruding, along with two others, into an executives-only meeting.

Field has since been reinstated “after finding there was no ill-intent” in her attendance, she posted.

Field has since been reinstated “after finding there was no ill-intent” in her attendance, she posted.

“I’m going to take a few days off to decompress and try to figure out where I’m at. At the very least, I feel vindicated,” Field tweeted.

Despite that, Netflix’s trans employee resource group is still moving forward with a planned walkout next week, according to the Verge, which obtained their internal memo.

“Trans Lives Matter. Trans Rights Matter. And as an organization, Netflix has continually failed to show deep care in our mission to Entertain the World by repeatedly releasing content that harms the Trans community and continually failing to create content that represents and uplifts Trans content. We can and must do better!” a leader of the movement reportedly wrote.

Adding fuel to the fire, co-CEO Ted Sarandos defended Chappelle in an email to employees amid the debacle this week.

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Rotten Tomatoes Tries To Hide That Audiences Hate ‘Fauci’ Doc

By popular demand, Rotten Tomatoes has reinstated the Audience Score for Disney’s Fauci documentary.

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Jon Stewart says Trump has ‘a very good chance’ in 2024

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Jon Stewart says Trump has ‘a very good chance’ in 2024

Jon Stewart says former President Trump has “a very good chance” of winning back the White House if he enters the 2024 race.

“I think he’s got it — he’s got a very good chance. And they’re smarter about it,” Stewart said Sunday during an interview with David Remnick at the 22nd annual New Yorker Festival.

“The danger of the coup — again, Jan. 6 is the TV event moment of it,” the host of “The Problem with Jon Stewart” on Apple TV+, said of the riot by Trump supporters at the Capitol earlier this year. “It’s the special that came out. And that’s what all the TV networks were focused on.”

“He’s brilliant at understanding what will drive the television narratives,” Stewart said, referring to Trump.

Stewart also predicted that if Trump runs again, it will “all be about Jan. 6 and ‘Stop the Steal.'”

“But what I think they really learned from this exercise was there are really specific pivot points within the American electoral system, and those pivot points are generally the administration of elections run by partisans, but not ideologues,” he said.

The “actual danger of what happened” at the Capitol in January, Stewart added, “is that it exposed a fragility at a level that is not flashy, or sexy, or known.”

While Trump has repeatedly teased a potential 2024 White House bid, he hasn’t formally declared his candidacy.

“I thought he disqualified himself at every turn [in 2016],” the former “Daily Show” host said of Trump, adding that the former president displayed an “antibiotic-resistant strain of populism.”

“He came at the right moment for that audience with the right message, and unapologetic. And in a lot of ways, I think every time you thought that something was disqualifying or something would defeat him, but for those of us who have been in New York, we probably saw like, if nothing else, the dude’s resilient,” Stewart, 58, said.

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