Skip to comments.Jewish Actress Natasha Leggero: Great Thing About Judaism is “Abortions are Cool”
Posted on 06/02/2016 7:05:08 PM PDT by Morgana
Even jokes have their limits.
During his show May 26, Conan OBrien invited actress and recent Judiaism convert Natasha Leggero onto his show. Leggero praised her new religion for treating abortion as cool enough to have on every Jewish holiday. After all, she reasoned, its good to have a back-up to fall on, just like AAA for cars.
Besides performing as a stand-up comedian, the 42-year-old created and stars in Comedy Centrals Another Period and has acted in films including Lets Be Cops, Neighbors and Hes Just Not That Into You.
After discussing her recent marriage, Leggero informed Conan that she had recently converted to Judaism by taking 19 four-hour courses.
Raised Catholic, Leggero slammed her former Catholic school run by mean nuns.
[M]aybe they hate women, because nuns were so mean to me, she said before slyly inserting, and of course, the priests are like so nice to the boys.
She found Judaism, on the other hand, a beautiful religion.
You get to have a weekly Shabbat, she gushed, which is just like a party every Friday.
In the middle of her appearance, Leggero revealed just why she was such a fan of Judaism: abortion.
Youre part of this beautiful religion seeped in culture, she gushed about her new religion, before adding, Abortions are cool.
As the audience laughed, Conan disagreed.
I dont think they go around saying abortions are cool, he said. Not like the Fonz (a famously cool character from Happy Days).
His sidekick, Andy Richter, prompted even more laughter by commenting, Thats on the PSA, Judaism: Abortion is cool.
Trying to regain control of the abortion conversation, Conan again started to say no one called abortion cool, when Leggero interrupted, No, they do!
I mean, you could get an abortion on every Jewish holiday and it would be okay, she hyped.
But when Leggero likened abortion to a contract with a towing company, the audience changed its tune towards her.
Im not saying I am going to get an abortion but, you know, its just nice to its like AAA. Like, youre not going to use all those tows, but no, its just nice to know she stumbled as some in the audience booed. Video below.
The cheers and applause returned when Conan said, I just was given a signal; the Jews dont want you anymore.
Dont clap that, she retorted. My rabbi would be very upset by that. No, I love Judaism.
She switched back to her bashing of Catholicism, the religion where they believe that even if you are raped, you should not get an abortion.
Right? she checked. This is my comedy act.
Changing topics (somewhat), Leggero told Conan that she confessed to a priest in Rome that she was converting. He was cool about it, she said, and asked her to still attend to church once a year.
Conan concluded, I dont know what religion youre going to be in a year, but it will not be either Jewish or Catholic.
Leggero has long made abortion a topic of her career. In 2013, she asked in a Facebook post, What are the most popular abortion names? while in 2014 she tweeted that she would no longer perform in states where abortion isnt legal.
During Comedy Centrals 2015 Roast of Justin Bieber Leggero laughed about Biebers (non-existent) close call with abortion as he sat next to her.
Justin was born to a teenage single mom. No wonder hes got moves. He was in the womb dodging a coat hanger, she said.
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Only in liberal Judaism are they cool. Orthodox Judaism recognizes the value of life from the time of conception to the tomb. That doesn’t mean that Judaism outlaws abortion, because Judaism also recognizes the human freedom, but it does not recognize abortion as a good thing.
Liberal Judiasm has about a million times more influence than conservative Judiasm.
“That doesnt mean that Judaism outlaws abortion,...”
I would think any group of people who survived the Nazis would outlaw abortion.
Judaism focuses on sanctity. It otherwise does not want to govern the affairs of individuals.
I’ve never heard of this person but ... What a pig.
Gee, if that isn't an incentive to make birth control abortion illegal in every state, I don't know what is. From the sound of it, this woman is as funny as those ISIS beheading pictures.
I've never heard of her before, and I apparently haven't missed anything.
She plays Andrew Dice Clay’s wife on his new Showtime show. It’s a guilty pleasure for me I thought it was hilarious..but she is obnoxious and terrible. I doubt it will be picked up
Names like Deshaun, Javon, Shaniqua and Treyvon. But I feel certain that she will never comprehend the genocidal drift of the abortion industry she so loves.
But doesn’t Judaism want to outlaw child abuse? Or does it say “So sad, but hey, we recognize human freedom”?
She’s a “Cultural Jew.”
Do you want your life so governed that you cannot live a wrong life, never make a wrong decision?
Judaism teaches to not harm people, but teaches liberty too. There are tradeoffs to make in that.
Liberal “Judiasm “ has nothing to do with Judiasm.
It is leftwing aetheism.
God help us!
Liberty, yes --- but I draw the line at killing. One of the main purposes of law is to prevent aggressions against human life. Everybody has a right to simply go on living. Babies too.
I know. However, a person who has taken the idea of sanctity into his heart does not need laws against abortion or murder.
Abortion truly is the sacrament of the Left.
And people want to know why some men refuse to get married to this generation of women. Kill a baby and laugh about it. “Like” it is cool.
I want a faith to follow in my life that agrees with my understanding as a human person that killing another human person is still wrong whether they are a born or not. Seems like it’s not that hard to parse.
But I sure am not going to let this weirdo stiff Natasha Leggero define anything about Judaism for me in any case. That is also not hard to parse. Or shouldn’t be.
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