Alexa Moutevelis Coombs

ON TV Editor


Alexa is MRC Culture's On TV blog editor. She has previously worked for Students for Life for America and Citizens United Productions. Alexa graduated in 2006 from Washington & Lee University.

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Last month at CAA Amplify, an annual conference to promote diversity and inclusion in the entertainment industry, President and CEO of National Women’s Law Center and Co-Founder of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund Fatima Goss Graves issued what was described as “a demand and a plea” for more abortion scenes onscreen in light of new pro-life laws because “[t]he stories on abortion do not match our reality.”



Did you ever think you’d see the day when the president of Planned Parenthood would be fired for being insufficiently woke? Apparently that was a factor in the early termination of Dr. Leana Wen’s eight month presidency on Tuesday. Wen got canceled for violating intersectional politics by supposedly not being radically pro-abortion enough, using transphobic language, and driving out black female employees.



Jesse Pournaras is a pro-abortion doula (or birth companion) who takes “my body, my choice” to the extreme. Writing in Bustle on July 10, Pournaras objects to doctors and nurses telling her clients in the delivery room, “Your baby is our first priority — your plans come second. We will do whatever it takes to get this baby born healthy.”



Just days before the celebration of our nation’s birthday, the New York Times tried to rain on our Fourth of July parade.



Activist and actor Riz Ahmed (The Night Of, Rogue One) gave a presentation on how it's "super scary" to be a Muslim in Hollywood on Tuesday at CAA (Creative Artists Agency) Amplify, an annual conference to promote diversity and inclusion in the entertainment industry.



How heartbreakingly sad is it when you’ve had so many abortions you can rank them and decide which one was your “best?” In New York Magazine’s The Cut on June 19, Sarah Miller wrote about the four abortions she's had and which was her "best abortion ever." The article is brutally honest to the point of being cavalier about abortion.



The 2019 BET Awards were held on Sunday night, hosted by actress Regina Hall. Although Hall made a big deal hailing from D.C., the awards were mostly non-politically, with a few exceptions. One marginal example came when "The Central Park Five," redubbed "The Exonerated Five" after renewed attention brought by the Netflix Series When They See Us, got a standing ovation as they introduced a performance by H.E.R. of her politically-tinged song "Lord Is Coming."



Madonna is out with her first album in 4 years, which means it’s time for her to wear something ridiculous, like a sequined eye patch, and say outrageous things for publicity, like that Jesus would agree with abortion.



After decades of screaming, “No Uterus, No Opinion!” the feminazis suddenly want men to get involved in the abortion debate. Their sick way of doing this is expand upon all the "benefits" men get from a woman’s choice to put down their children before birth.



Taylor Swift may have stirred up some “Bad Blood” with social justice warriors for not being sufficiently woke in her new pro-LGBT song. On Friday the pop star released the lyric video to the single “You Need to Calm Down” and on Monday she released the official music video which appears to take place in a gay, rainbow-themed trailer park and features dozens of (mostly) LGBT celebrity cameos.



Fans should say, “No Thank U, Next” to pop singer Ariana Grande and stop buying her tickets now that we know the proceeds go directly to America’s biggest abortion business. This week it was announced that about $250,000 of the proceeds from Grande’s June 8 concert in Atlanta will go to Planned Parenthood, presumably in response to the state’s new pro-life heartbeat bill.



On June 6, liberal activist Christopher Keelty announced to the world how he benefited from his child’s death by abortion. Ironically, he did this on the online publication Fatherly, which describes itself as “the leading digital media brand for dads.” Keelty wrote an essay titled What My Partner’s Abortion Taught Me: Men Benefit From Choice, Too after he and his partner Liz decided they were not “ready” to have kids.



Pop star Kesha is out with a new song blasting the intersectional left’s number one, most-hated target – or, as Rolling Stone excitedly reported, “Kesha Rids the World of ‘Rich, White, Straight Men’ on New Track.” The artist formerly known as Ke$ha posted the song literally titled ‘Rich, White, Straight, Men’ on YouTube on Sunday, apparently without the approval of her record label. The video accompanying the song is just a repeated loop of Kesha giving the camera the middle finger, which makes it the most honest depiction of the entertainment industry’s attitude toward middle America I’ve ever seen.



Netflix’s season 2 of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman starts with an interview with rapper Kanye West, which leads to an enlightening conversation about Trump supporters getting bullied and media groupthink that liberals like Letterman don't often get to hear.



From Flavor of Love to Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?, there have been some pretty crazy dating shows during the reality TV era. Some of them have included LGBTQ contestants but never before has the entire cast been “sexually fluid." MTV to the rescue!



For those pro-aborts who want to wear their empty uteruses on their sleeve, Gucci has the perfect new fashion line! The 2020 Gucci Cruise collection by creative director Alessandro Michele features the latest in high fashion abortion-wear.



How dark are things in Trump’s America? So bad that left-wing comedian Sacha Baron Cohen told Variety, “[W]e are past that point” where politics is no longer funny and “there is a danger” to not taking things seriously. “I think you need people to remain repulsed,” he said, urging them to keep up “their passion, and bring it to the voting booth.”



Amazon’s Fleabag is, as described by the Guardian, a sitcom “about terrible people and broken lives.” Somehow, that premise was enough for it get a second season that was released May 17. Even worse, it was apparently enough of an excuse to bring a priest down to its shoddy level.



**SPOILER WARNING**

To say many fans of the HBO series Game of Thrones were not happy with Sunday's series finale is probably an understatement.



The recent pro-life bills passed in Alabama and Georgia appear to have inspired a new iteration of liberal women proudly sharing their abortion stories. Similar to #ShoutYourAbortion, actress Busy Philipps, who revealed her own abortion as a way to rail against Georgia's Heartbeat Bill, asked women to use the hashtag #YouKnowMe to announce their abortions and "end the shame."