Fighting for her rights Full HouseAlum Jodie SweetinDuring an abortion rights demonstration in Los Angeles this weekend, he was shoved by officers.
In a video shared with photographer Michael AdeSweetin, 40, was talking into her megaphone Sunday, June 26, when multiple officers wearing riot gear pushed Sweetin off the grass on the sideline of the freeway. She fell to the ground, but she got right back up, adjusting her hat and brushing herself off as chants of “no justice, no peace” began.
Per Ade, actress was trying to steer protestors away. “It pained me to see @JodieSweetin thrown to the ground by members of the LAPD as she was trying to lead a group of peaceful protestors away from the freeway … SMH @LAPDHQ what are y’all doing?” Ade captioned the video via Instagram on Sunday.
He added, “Jodi [sic] is the definition of a real one and fortunately she’s okay! For those who wish to protest today, be careful and keep your head up. It’s going to be a very long summer. 🙏🏾.”
Sweetin’s representative confirmed the incident to Entertainment Weekly.The former Fuller HouseStar said in a statement EW that she will continue to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending abortion rights at the federal level.
“I’m extremely proud of the hundreds of people who showed up yesterday to exercise their First Amendment rights and take immediate action to peacefully protest the giant injustices that have been delivered from our Supreme Court,” Sweetin said in her statement. “Our activism will continue until our voices are heard and action is taken. We will continue fighting for the rights we enjoy. We are not free until ALL of us are free.”
The California native’s fiancé Mescal Wasilewski shared Ade’s video and captioned it, “Not just ‘talking the talk.’” She and Wasilewski got engaged in January after four years of dating.
The UnSweetined author commented on The Progressivists’ repost of the video, writing, “Thank you for posting. Love everyone out there in the streets fighting for what’s right… ❤️❤️ #WeKeepUsSafe.”
On Friday, June 24, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade was invalidated after almost 50 years of legal abortions. Hollywood was not an exception. Despite the political chaos, many stars were in England at Glastonbury Festival and are surrounded by political uproar. However, several stars took the time to reflect on the decision.
Billie Eilish, who made history as the youngest headliner ever at the event, told the audience, “Today is a really, really dark day for women in the U.S.”
The 20-year-old added, “I’m just going to say that because I can’t bear to think about it any longer.”
She dedicated her song “Your Power,” which is about men who abuse their status, to everyone affected.
Olivia Rodrigo, meanwhile, dedicated her performance of “F–k You” with Lily AllenTo the justices who overturned that ruling, to, who is responsible.
“I’m devastated and terrified. So many women and so many girls are going to die because of this,” the “Driver’s License” singer, 19, told the crowd at Glastonbury. “I wanted to dedicate this next song to the five members of the Supreme Court who have showed us that at the end of the day, they truly don’t give a s–t about freedom. This song goes out in support of the justices. Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett Brett Kavanaugh. We hate you.”