Topic: Joan Rivers

A Confused Rick Perry Thinks Anti-Abortion Legislation Could Have Saved Joan Rivers

A Confused Rick Perry Thinks Anti-Abortion Legislation Could Have Saved Joan Rivers

Is there a lot of overlap between anti-abortion activists and Joan Rivers fans? Rick Perry certainly seems to think so, because he brought up Rivers’ recent death while defending a controversial Texas law at the Texas Tribune Festival this past weekend. HB2, which Perry signed into law as governor last year, would require abortion clinics in Texas to operate under the same standards for building design, staffing, and equipment as hospitals do. Perry weirdly suggested that a law like this one could have saved Rivers’ life and prevented her from dying during a medical procedure earlier this month. More »

The Garbage People Of The ‘Fashion Police’ Pregnancy-Shame Elsa Pataky

The Garbage People Of The 'Fashion Police' Pregnancy-Shame Elsa Pataky

Things have been going so well in the world of body-shaming pregnant women. I haven’t read a headline about a post-baby body in weeks. But the garbage people (I’m sadly including you in this Joan Rivers) on E!’s Fashion Police decided that they would go after Elsa Pataky, the amazingly gorgeous and heavily pregnant wife of Chris Hemsworth, who is expecting twins. More »