Former Planned Parenthood President on Michelle Wolf’s Abortion Joke: Not ‘a Topic I Make Jokes About’


Former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards thinks Michelle Wolf missed the mark by making jokes about abortion during the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Richards spoke to Alisyn Camerota on Tuesday, and she was asked about Wolf amid all of the recent criticism for her performance. The comedienne has taken flak for her personal jabs at the media and the Trump Administration, but Camerota specifically asked Richards for her thoughts about the mockery of Mike Pence‘s anti-abortion stance.

Richards said she thinks Wolf was making a point about abortion opponents who criticize it as a legal practice until they make mistakes in their personal, sexual lives.

“Well, I mean, she’s a comedian, that was her job,” Richards said. “This isn’t a topic I make jokes about because of course I see what women face in this country, just to access this care and how much stigma and shame there already is in America.”

Despite all the outrage her performance generated, Wolf is happy with how things went, having said she “wouldn’t change a single word.”

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