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- vIn April 2015, Jemima Kirke released a PSA video about her decision to get an abortion when she was a college student in 2007. “I still see shame and embarrassment around terminating pregnancies, getting pregnant—I still see it,” she says in the video. “So I have always been open about my stories, especially with other women.”more ABOUT
- Age: age 30
- Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
- Profession: Painter, Actor
- Credits: Girls, Tiny Furniture
- Chelsea Handler has spoken openly about having an abortion at age 16.
- Age: age 40
- Birthplace: Livingston, New Jersey, United States of America
- Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer, Model, Screenwriter, + more
- Credits: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Chelsea Lately, MTV Video Music Awards 2010, After Lately
- Suzanne Somers almost bled to death after giving herself an illegal abortion. She later married her partner at the time, her current husband, Alan Hamel.
- Age: age 69
- Birthplace: USA, San Bruno, California
- Profession: Businessperson, Author, Actor, Singer, Writer
- Credits: Step by Step, Three's Company, She's the Sheriff, American Graffiti
- Sharon Osbourne has said that the biggest mistake of her life was having an abortion at age 17. She later had three miscarriages and believes that they were caused by damaged to her cervix during the procedure. Osbourne also gave birth her three children, Aimee, Jack, and Kelly Osbourne.
- Age: age 63
- Birthplace: London, England
- Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Promoter, Film Producer, Talent manager, + more
- Credits: The Talk, The X Factor, The Sharon Osbourne Show, America's Got Talent
- Whoopi Goldberg supposedly used a coat hanger on herself to perform an abortion at age 14. She gave birth to her daughter, Alexandrea Martin, when she was 17. Goldberg became a grandmother at age 34 when Alexandrea gave birth at age 16.
- Age: age 60
- Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
- Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more
- Credits: The View (1997) Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) The 74th Annual Academy Awards The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) The 71st Annual Academy Awards The 71st Annual Academy Awards
- In his book Marilyn, Norman Mailer wrote that Monroe's photographer, Milton Greene, says that Monroe had at least 12 abortions by the time she was 29.
- Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
- Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl
- Credits: Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire
- Vanessa Williams spoke about having an abortion when she was a teen in an interview with "Nightline." She later gave birth to her four children between the ages of 24 and 27.
- Age: age 52
- Birthplace: Millwood, New York, United States of America
- Profession: Record producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Voice acting, + more
- Credits: Eraser, Shaft, Soul Food, Ugly Betty
- Close friends of Lucille Ball say that the "I Love Lucy" star told them that she had an abortion. She gave birth to two children, Lucie and Desi Arnaz, Jr.
- Age: Died at 78 (1911-1989)
- Birthplace: USA, New York, Jamestown
- Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Model, Actor, Singer
- Credits: I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy, Yours, Mine and Ours