5 Celebrities Who’ve Had Abortions

Posted by PZ on August 31st, 2011


Having an abortion is obviously a huge deal, but even some stars have had to make the choice. Here are 5 celebrities who have truthfully revealed they’ve previously had an abortion, and some have even had more than one. Several of these stars have had drug problems which they feel were a part of their problem growing up that lead to the abortion, while others just felt it was the wrong time for them to have a child.

 

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Joan Collins 

Actor Warren Beatty got Joan Collins pregnant when she was 23, but Joan had an illegal abortion before Warren married her. She commented: “We went to a place in New Jersey and did it. But like everything else in life, I said, ‘OK, that’s it, close the book, next period of my life.’


Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg had a rough time growing up – she abused drugs and was seriously promiscuous – aged 14, she ended up having a coat-hanger style abortion that she carried out on herself, and 4 more subsequent abortions before she moved to California and got into theater.

Sherri Shepherd

The View co-host Sherri Shepherd says that before she converted to Christianity she had numerous abortions and slept around. She revealed: “Before I converted to Christianity, I was a Jehovah’s Witness. In 1993, my mother was dying from diabetic complications. My sister was heavy into drugs, and we would have to go and get her from crack houses. I was in a very physically abusive relationship. I was sleeping with a lot of guys and had more abortions than I would like to count. I had very low self-esteem and just wanted to die. I felt if someone killed me, it wouldn’t even make a difference. But God showed me that it would make a difference.”

 

Maureen McCormick 

Best known for her role as Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch, Maureen McCormick had a wild ride as a teenager – she become a cocaine addict with a nickname ‘The Hoover’ and had three abortions. She spoke on her three abortions, which she feels were related to her drug habit: “I was 18, 19, and 20 when I had each abortion. It shows how careless I was. It shows what drugs did to me and how far I went. I was not aware of the things going on my life. Playing Marcia, I always had to be perfect…but I had so much going on underneath. I always felt I had to be perfect for the public. Now I know I don’t, I can just be me.”

Lil Kim 

Lil Kim had an abortion when she fell pregnant with Biggie’s baby – both soon-to-be stars were about to hit the big time, and Biggie encouraged the abortion because they both felt it was the wrong time in their careers to have a child.



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