Posts tagged "ashley judd"

Ashley Judd Fights Back Against Sexually Violent Twitter Harassment

March is one of actress Ashley Judd's favorite times of year, for one reason in particular: March Madness and college basketball. The University of Kentucky fan was fired up about what she perceived as "unsportsmanlike" behavior during Sunday's conference championship game against the Arkansas Razorbacks, and took to Twitter to call out the team for…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2015

The Latest Judd Family Drama Involves A GPS Tracking Device And A Mini Cooper

Looks like Ashley and Wynonna Judd are going through another sibling feud, and this one's a doozy, even when compared to the last one, when Wynonna got married next door to Ashley's house, didn't invite her, and then giggled delightedly as her new husband fired a gun in Ashley's general direction. Eesh. Thi…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 16, 2013

The Soapbox: Ashley Judd And What It Means When We Talk About Gender & Mental Health

This piece was cross-posted with permission from the Ms. Magazine Blog.  On Tuesday, Mother Jones released an audio recording of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaking with members of his reelection staff. Much of the conversation focused on actor Ashley Judd, who, until recently, was rumored to be mulling a ru…
By: Stassa Edwards / April 13, 2013

Slutty Ashley Judd Is Unfit For Public Office Because We’ve Seen Her Boobs Onscreen, Say Conservatives

"We Saw Your Boobs" is (ugh) having a moment and conservative blog The Daily Caller is allllll too happy to point out that actress and humanitarian Ashley Judd, who is noodling a run for Senator of Kentucky, has shown her boobs on the big screen. Not just her boobs. Judd has had "some…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 4, 2013

Conservative Writer Compares Ashley Judd To Todd Akin

Ashley Judd was compared to Todd Akin by conservative writer for The Daily Caller, Alex Pappas. Seriously? Ashley Judd's name has been floated around as possible Democratic candidate to run Senator Mitch McConnell in Kentucky in 2014. But haters have already come out swinging, with a writer for conservative blog The Daily…
By: Sarah Gray / February 27, 2013

Ashley Judd Is Serious About A Senate Run

Ashley Judd is apparently serious about running for senator of Kentucky in either 2014 or 2016; she's even gone to fellow feminist-lady politician Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for advice. [Jezebel] Lindsay Lohan's tax problems — which lead the IRS to seize her bank accounts — are not her fault, say…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 4, 2012

Senator Ashley Judd In 2014?

Hey, if Jesse Ventura, Arnold Schwarzenegger and various and sundry porn stars can run for office, so can Ashley Judd. The actress, women's rights activist and philanthropist is allegedly being touted by Kentucky politicos as a good Democrat to challenge Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014. Judd, who used to live in KY and now reside…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 11, 2012

Wynonna Judd’s New Husband Is Named Cactus; Are We Surprised He Brought A Gun To Their Wedding?

"First of all, I saw the gun and I mean, I almost squealed out loud. He was very 'Maverick.' Right as Cactus went by Ashley [Judd]'s house he fired his gun. I'm sure she really appreciated that if she was home. She was probably under the bed!" --Wynonna Judd tells Us Weekly about her recent…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Rick Santorum Should Have 72-Hour Waiting Period Before He Can Abort His Campaign

Not that I wanted Sen. Rick Santorum to continue his presidential campaign of caveman asshattery. But it doesn't seem fair that he should get to just, you know, choose that choice for himself while women around the country are forced to wait up to 72 hours to make a decision about their own freakin' uterus.
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 17, 2012

Ashley Judd Addresses The Underlying Misogyny In Rumors About Her Looks

"That women are joining in the ongoing disassembling of my appearance is salient. Patriarchy is not men. Patriarchy is a system in which both women and men participate. It privileges, inter alia, the interests of boys and men over the bodily integrity, autonomy, and dignity of girls and women. It is subtle, insidious, and never…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2012