Phoebe Bridgers reveals she had an abortion in 2021

Phoebe Bridgers revealed on Tuesday that she had an abortion while on tour last year.

The “Motion Sickness” singer, 27, made a personal confession after the Supreme Court’s drafted opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade leaked online Monday night.

“I had an abortion in October last year while on tour,” Bridgers shared on her Instagram Stories in a photo at a beach.

“I went to planned parenthood where they gave me the abortion pill. It was easy.”

The California-born and raised artist added, “Everyone deserves that kind of access.”

She concluded with a link to an article from The Cut that lists abortion funds people can donate to.

Posting Phoebe Bridgers Instagram Stories.
Bridgers Instagram Stories post, in which she opened up about her abortion.
Phoebe Bridgers/Instagram

Bridgers has not revealed who she is expecting with. However, in December 2021, she confirmed her relationship with Irish actor Paul Mescal.

The “Kyoto” singer simply posted a selfie of herself and Mescal leaning in to kiss her on the cheek.

Although this was the first time the couple announced they were dating on social media, they made their red carpet debut at the 2021 LACMA Art + Film Gala in November 2021.

Bridgers and Mescal, 26, first sparked dating rumors after apparently spending a romantic vacation together in London in August 2020.

A selfie of Phoebe Bridgers and Paul Mescal.
Bridgers and Mescal have reportedly been dating for two years.

Bridgers isn’t the first star to openly share that she had an abortion.

In 2019, as Alabama moved closer to passing a bill banning virtually all abortions, celebrities like Busy Philipps, Jameela Jamil and Amber Tamblyn also revealed they had terminated a pregnancy.

If Roe v. Wade is effectively overruled, which means 26 states are certain or likely to restrict abortion, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a New York-based pro-choice think tank.

Of these, 22 states already have total or near-total restrictions on abortion that would go into effect upon the fall of Roe v. Wade, including Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri. , North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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