While my three-year-grandson, who is supposed to be potty-training, would rather “hang around”…
or watch t.v. with Dudley….
… his 9-month-old brother is a potty chair prodigy…
The viewer’s sympathies are rightly with Kirke, who is earnest and direct in what she relates. Yet, at the fear of sounding callous, my immediate reaction to her account was to shrug my shoulders and sigh, “So what?” To be clear, it wasn’t her story I was dismissing, but the tenor of debate it perpetuated.
Here was another woman — a famous one, a mother, no less — telling a thoughtful story about all the good reasons she had an abortion.
~ Emily Shire, who is very, very concerned about the need to change current abortion laws, and isn’t convinced that sharing abortion stories like actress Jemima Kirke’s (pictured) will accomplish that, The Daily Beast, April 14