ATLANTA – Actress and actress Tiffany Haddish canceled her performance at the Fox Theater this month because of her opposition to Georgia's controversial "heartbeat law".
The show was scheduled for June 22nd. The law effectively prohibits abortion in Georgia after the detection of a fetal heart rate, which corresponds to about 6 weeks of pregnancy.
Haddish wrote in a statement:
"After much deliberation, I postpone my next show in Atlanta. I love Georgia, but I have to stay alongside women and until they withdraw HB481, I can not play it in good faith. "
Fox Theater officials said the tickets would be refunded.
She has not set a new date at Fox because of the uncertainty surrounding the law, which largely limits abortion after six weeks.
Haddish, who starred in the movie "Girls Trip" and recently starred in the # 1 movie last weekend, "The Secret Life of Pets 2", is the first big celebrity to publicly invoke the law as the reason of his report. a live concert in the state.
The Los Angeles actress has shot several movies in Atlanta in recent years, such as "Nobody's Fool," "Night School" and "Uncle Drew." His latest film shot here is the upcoming comedy "Limited Partners", also featuring Rose Byrne. A flawless stay
Atlanta Journal-Constitution contributed to this report.
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