The Weird things A star, their parents Uma Thurman Ethan Hawke joined the host Jimmy Fallon On NBC’s Late Night Show on Tuesday, she mentioned that she was talking to her mom in preparation for it Tonight Show appearance. Hook explained that she and Thurman ended up having a discussion Washington Post editorial Written by Thurman in September 2021 about abortion Pulp Fiction The actress described that she was in her late teens.
“We just talked about the Supreme Court ruling and this article that my mom wrote two months ago when they were putting these additional restrictions on access to abortion, and it kind of predates this whole thing,” recalls Hook, 23. . “My mom wrote this really nice article about her abortion she had when she was really young, how if she hadn’t had it, she wouldn’t have been the person she would be, and I won’t exist, and how my parents’ lives would be totally derailed if she didn’t have the possibility Access to safe and legal healthcare – essential healthcare.”
“Of course, rich people will always be able to have abortions, but a lot of people, because of that ruling this week, not only will not be able to fulfill their dreams, but lose their lives and become insecure. And I just wanted to say, like, damn it,” Hook continued. on the Supreme Court.”
After the crowd cheered the message, which featured an expletive whistled when broadcast on TV, Fallon told her several times with a smile, “You can totally say that.”
Hawke replied, “Can I say ‘Fuck the High Court’? Oh, damn the High Court. Yeah, rock music.” As Fallon laughed, Hook continued, “But we’ll keep fighting, and we’ll win, just like our grandmothers did.”
This prompted Fallon to tell her, “I appreciate you saying that.” “Thank you for sending this message,” he added.
In her article, Thurman stated publicly for the first time that she had an abortion in her “late teens” in Germany after an older man got pregnant with her while she was living abroad to get an acting job. “The abortion I had as a teenager was the hardest decision of my life, one that caused me distress at the time and that saddens me so far, but it was the path to a life full of joy and love that I lived,” the Academy Award nominated actress wrote at the time.
Hook’s comments came after Janelle Monae’s comment her middle finger and saying “Damn you, Supreme Court” during the BET Awards that were broadcast live on Sunday.
Later during the interview with Fallon, Hook spoke briefly about the upcoming Netflix Stranger Things 4 vol. 2, which falls on Friday. The actress, who plays Robin on the popular series, said she hasn’t watched the episodes yet and claimed she has trouble remembering exactly what happened: “I’m excited because I’m so excited to see how it all ends.”
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