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Chelsea Handler Defends Playboy Op-Ed About Having Two Abortions After Receiving Criticism Over Tone of Article
Originally posted 06/28/2016 11:00PM
Chelsea Handler revealed a vulnerable moment from her teenage years in a Playboy editorial published on Monday, in which she shares that she had two abortions at the age of 16.
Originally posted 06/27/2016 03:05PM
Chelsea Handler is highlighting how America's reproductive laws helped her rectify "irresponsible" teenage decisions with a "thoughtful" one.
In a personal essay for Playboy's "Freedom Issue," Handler opens up about two abortions she had at age 16 – a subject she has long been candid about.
As a teen, Handler says she got pregnant after having unprotected sex with her boyfriend. "I just thought, 'Why not?' I can have a baby. Maybe I'll have twins and give them rhyming names," she details. "Of course, the idea that I would have a child and raise it by myself at that age, when I couldn't even find my way home at night, was ridiculous. My parents recognized that, so they acted like parents for one of the very first times in my life and took me to Planned Parenthood."
In a new revelation, she explains that she got pregnant once again later that year and was barely able to afford another $230 (Planned Parenthood's fee for a "safe abortion").
"Getting unintentionally pregnant more than once is irresponsible, but it's still necessary to make a thoughtful decision," writes Handler, 41. "We all make mistakes all the time. I happened to f--- up twice at the age of 16. I'm grateful that I came to my senses and was able to get an abortion legally without risking my health or bankrupting myself or my family."
Originally posted 06/08/2016 10:10AM
[YOUTUBE "I5GGH-x7yVM"] The ladies from Litchfield have nothing on the women Martha Stewart served time with.
On the latest episode of Netflix's Chelsea, the former inmate opens up about what it's really like behind bars and why she isn't interested in watching the hit show Orange Is the New Black.
"It's not as good as the real thing," the businesswoman told Chelsea Handler. "When you live through something like Orange Is the New Black, the real characters are better."
Originally posted 06/03/2016 11:40AM
The former Transformers star talks about her life expectations versus the reality and reveals she's due any minute
Originally posted 05/31/2016 05:25PM
"His hormonal moods are so fun for me," the actress jokes on Chelsea
Chelsea Handler Makes Her Mark on Elizabeth Arden, Ashley Graham Creates Nail Polish Shades and More Glam Beauty News
Originally posted 05/25/2016 12:45PM
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Originally posted 05/12/2016 03:55PM
Gwyneth Paltrow wants your sex life to be non-toxic – in more ways than one.
Drew Barrymore on Her Divorce from Will Kopelman: 'It's So Shameful and Hard to Actually Go Through'
Originally posted 05/11/2016 09:15AM
Drew Barrymore is speaking candidly about her split from husband Will Kopelman for the first time.
Chelsea Handler on Her Brother's Untimely Death, Dealing with Self-Doubt and Reinventing the Talk Show
Originally posted 05/06/2016 10:00AM
The star, whose new Netflix talk show Chelsea debuts on May 11, told PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Editorial Director Jess Cagle recently that she isn't always sure of herself.
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