Phoebe Bridgers has revealed she had an abortion last year after the US Supreme Court ruled to overturn the Roe v Wade ruling that legalized the practice nearly 50 years ago.
A first draft of a majority opinion was leaked late Monday (May 2), suggesting the court will overturn the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
In response, the 27-year-old singer posted an Instagram Story on Tuesday (May 3) in which she revealed her experience with abortions.
“I had an abortion while on tour last October,” Bridgers wrote.
“I went to Planned Parenthood where they put me on the abortion pill,” she continued. “It was easy. Everyone deserves that kind of access.”
The musician closed her post with a link to several abortion funds she was able to donate to.
The Independent has reached out to Bridgers representatives for comment.
Bridgers is among the latest celebrities to condemn the recently leaked decision.
Actress Rosanna Arquette tweeted, “Get your boots off our bodies,” while Josh Gad wrote, “Make no mistake. A majority in this country is angry tonight. No small majority. A huge majority.”
That Beauty and the Beast The actor continued, “I see that anger. I hear this anger i feel this anger And to all the scared women tonight, I will fight for you and with you. I will fight like hell. We all have to.”
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https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/phoebe-bridgers-abortion-supreme-court-b2070924.html Phoebe Bridgers speaks out about abortion after Supreme Court leak