ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Debbie Reynolds

How celebrity abortion stories became a staple in the fight for reproductive rights

In 1985, Ali MacGraw, the Oscar-nominated star of Love Story, appeared on the cover of People magazine. The headline read: “Abortion – No easy answers.” A subheadline announced that nine women, including MacGraw, had decided to “tell starkly different stories about how [abortion] has affected their lives.” Twelve years had passed since the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v Wade, which legalized abortion across the US. Thirty-seven more years would elapse until its reversal in 2022. “The decision to have – or not have – an abortion should be a private one, actress Ali MacGraw believes,” People’s introduction reads...
WOMEN'S HEALTH
Picture for How celebrity abortion stories became a staple in the fight for reproductive rights
RELATED CHANNELS
6sqft

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher’s former Upper East Side townhouse lists for $11.5M

A quintessential Upper East Side townhouse with all the trimmings always makes a few waves when it hits the market–especially if it has a Hollywood connection. This 4,275-square-foot brownstone at 154 East 74th Street was once home to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher. According to the NY Post, Reynolds’ son, Todd Fisher, recalls fond memories of growing up in the Manhattan townhouse–specifically the garden-level screening room, where the family spent many an evening–in his 2018 memoir. Asking $11.5 million, the four-story home has newly-renovated interiors that complement vintage craftsman details as well as luxurious additions like a wine cellar, fully-stocked gym, and landscaped rear patio.
MANHATTAN, NY
RELATED PEOPLE
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
People

Billie Lourd Posts Sweet Throwback Photo with Grandma Debbie Reynolds in Honor of Her 90th Birthday

Billie Lourd is paying tribute to late grandma Debbie Reynolds on what would have been her 90th birthday. On Friday, the 29-year-old actress posted a throwback snapshot captioned "♥️🆎🅰️🌛🆎🅰️♥️," seemingly in reference to Lourd's nickname for Reynolds, "Abadaba." (The term of endearment was inspired by the song "Aba Daba Honeymoon" from Reynolds' 1950 film Two Weeks with Love.)
CELEBRITIES

Connie (Dolly) Remauro dies. She loved kids, dogs, gardens, Debbie Reynolds – and a good romance novel. She was 88.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Connie (Dolly) Remauro, a community-spirited family matriarch who supported local charities, died March 23 after a struggle with cancer. She was 88. According to her daughter-in-law, Leticia Remauro, against all odds, her mother-in-law beat cancer twice. But when it reoccurred just few weeks ago, her condition became more complicated and debilitating.
BROOKLYN, NY