Horrific: Milla Jovovich bravely reveals she had an emergency abortion

Milla Jovovich has candidly spoken out about her traumatic abortion that she had two years ago.

The actor took to Instagram to post about what she went through when she was four and a half months pregnant. 

Her revelation comes after the US state of Georgia announced that they were bringing in an anti-abortion law that bans abortion as soon a fetal heartbeat is detected even in cases of incest or rape.

It's scheduled to come into practice in 2020.

Milla has revealed the emergency abortion in the hopes it will help fight this law. 


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The 43-year-old wrote, ''Abortion is hard enough for women on an emotional level without having to go through it in potentially unsafe and unsanitary conditions. I myself went through an emergency abortion 2 years ago. I went into pre-term labour and told that I had to be awake for the whole procedure.''

She continued, ''I had to be awake for the whole procedure. It was one of the most horrific experiences I have ever gone through. I still have nightmares about it. I was alone and helpless.''

She added, ''When I think about the fact that women might have to face abortions in even worse conditions than I did because of new laws, my stomach turns.”

Milla went on to say that she had to take time off work after it and that she went into depression. 


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Milla also said that ''Abortion is a nightmare at its best. No woman wants to go through that. But we have to fight to make sure our rights are preserved to obtain a safe one if we need to.''

Her fans took to the comments to pen messages of support. 

One said, ''I'm so happy that you were able to get through it. I don't have a uterus but I'll fight like hell to help you protect your rights. You're not alone Milla.''

While another wrote, ''Totally agree women should not be forced into other’s thinking and boundaries. We have a right to make our own choices and have empathy for individual circumstances.''

The Ukranian-born actor is mum to two kids - 11-year-old Ever and four-year-old Dashiel. 

We applaud her honesty and strength in speaking out about her ordeal. 



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