Pregnant Woman Wears Planned Parenthood Shirt During Labor in Showtime's 'SMILF'

NewsBusters | 2/24/2019 | Staff
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Showtime’s SMILF has long roster of hypocrisy and awfulness in just two seasons on the air. But would it really be so tasteless as to have a pregnant woman wear a Planned Parenthood t-shirt while going into labor? By now you probably already know the answer.

The February 24 episode “Single Mom in Love Forever” flashes back to the day Bridgette (Frankie Shaw) went into labor with her son. Instead of going to a hospital, she opts for an at-home midwife birth with the reluctant audience of her baby daddy Rafi (Miguel Gomez) and her intruding mother Tutu (Rosie O’Donnell). Despite starting labor pains, the mid-wife advises Bridgette to wait until tomorrow or even the next day for the birthing process.

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The episode, being the edgy Showtime series that it is, uses that time to remind us how woefully ill-suited everyone in this show is to being a parent. In the opening minutes, we have conflicting takes from various friends and family members before Tutu admits that motherhood is basically “indentured servitude.”

To top off the entire awful experience, Bridgette continues through...
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