The 38-year-old tight end probably deserves another championship after his vicious dunk on actress and activist Alyssa Milano on social media.
Milano, whose acting career has been rather lackluster since the WB series “Charmed” ended in 2006, has filled that void in her life by being a political mouthpiece.
She has lobbied for far-left policies on immigration and abortion on social media and in person.
Our reproductive rights are being erased.
Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy.
JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) May 11, 2019
But it’s her latest crusade for abortion that has drawn the ire of Watson.
Milano appeared on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” last week to discuss with host Chris Cuomo legislation in Georgia and Alabama limiting abortion rights.
“Nobody wants to get an abortion. Nobody,” she said. “We are all pro-life. But there are circumstances that we cannot avoid.”
“Nobody wants to get an abortion,” says Alyssa Milano. “We are all pro-life. But there are circumstances that we cannot avoid. … Just because there are women that don’t believe in abortion, don’t take away someone else’s right.” https://t.co/NNuJJQKprb pic.twitter.com/96sdQvhCvT
— Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) May 15, 2019
It was a comment Milano made about women of color that set Watson off.
“This will affect the communities of color, more than anything,” Milano said. “I feel like any woman of privilege, that lives in one of these states, if this goes through, they’re going to be able to travel to a state to get safe reproductive health care.”
Nice euphemism for abortion there.
“For the women of color, for the women that are marginalized, for the women that [live in] low-income communities, for the women that are most at-risk, these bills are going to be catastrophic,” Milano said.
That was the last straw for Watson, who excoriated Milano’s remarks in a tweet Sunday.
“@Alyssa_Milano to claim that giving MORE children of color the right to be born will negatively affect ‘women of color’ reveals IGNORANCE, RACISM or some combination of both,” he said. “Our children and families are capable of greatness and lies like this harm our future. Dont patronize us.”
.@Alyssa_Milano to claim that giving MORE children of color the right to be born will negatively affect “women of color” reveals IGNORANCE, RACISM or some combination of both. Our children and families are capable of greatness and lies like this harm our future. Dont patronize us https://t.co/ZSHedXRv1C
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) May 19, 2019
That, as the kids would say, is straight fire from Watson.
The former Super Bowl champion has never had issues with calling out the misleading narratives about abortion that are often peddled by far leftists.
In early May, Watson blasted Democratic U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.
Actually his or her heart is beating 100 to 160 times a minute at 6 weeks. Simple biology that has nothing to do with the sex of the individual writing legislation. https://t.co/aenMU9slNk
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) May 8, 2019
In 2017, he described abortion as the “ultimate form of racism.”
— CPAC 2020 (@CPAC) March 2, 2019
It may be the en vogue thing to do to hate the Patriots, but it’s hard not to root for a classy guy like Ben Watson.
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