Debra Messing apparently responded to this week’s viral report that she was “fed up” with President Joe Biden and apparently lamented that there was no point in voting. In a statement on social media, the will and grace The star made it clear she still supports the president while expressing frustration over the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade.
“I’ve backed President Biden with all the incredible improvements he’s producing,” Messing began, touting the president’s unemployment rate among other talking points.
“However, when 51% of the country loses its right to decide what happens to its body, it is catastrophic. I want our leaders, who have promised to fight to protect women’s rights, to act with all urgency and use every tool possible to protect the women of this country,” continued Messing, 53. “Republicans have blocked any attempt to make women constitutionally equal to men. I support all Democrats who fight against government deciding what happens to women’s bodies. That includes my president.”
Messing didn’t exactly deny what was in the report, however.
On Tuesday, TAUT published an article titled “After series of Supreme Court setbacks, Democrats question whether Biden White House is capable of meeting urgent demands.” The article began with an anecdote about Messing. The White House orchestrated a call with celebrity Democratic supporters last Monday and the actress was among many “fed up” attendees.
“Messing said she got Joe Biden elected and wanted to know why he was being asked to do anything, shouting that it didn’t even seem worth voting. Others wondered why the call was taking place. “, said TAUT’s Edward-. Isaac Dovere wrote. “This afternoon, attendees received a follow-up email with a list of basic talking points and suggested Biden speech clips to share on TikTok.”
Three sources said the mood of the call was “fatalistic”, with many questioning why it was even taking place. White House aides co-hosted the meeting with the advocacy group Build Back Better Together.
Messing has yet to directly address President Biden’s executive order on abortion access, but is retweeting positive messages.
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