Meet Ian Somerhalder and his wife, Nikki Reed. Cute couple, right?
In July, Reed gave birth to their first child, Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder. How sweet!
On a recent podcast called Dr. Berlin’s Informed Pregnancy, Somerhalder talked about that time he was ready to have a baby but Reed wasn't sure. Here's the couple talking to Dr. Berlin and his cohost, a midwife named Blyss Young:
Somerhalder: But unbeknownst to poor Nikki, she didn’t realize that I was gonna go in her purse and take out her birth control and...by the way, it was the beginning of the pack, so I had to pop all of those suckers out...
Young: Nikki! How’d you feel about that?
Reed: [laughs] There’s a photo of me, and I look like—
Somerhalder: There’s a six-minute video where she’s freaking out.
Dr. Berlin: I want that photo.
Reed: You know what, I might actually have it. I’m sure I do.
Somerhalder: When we’re done, I’ll show you. I have the video.
Reed: There’s a video? Why are you always taking a videos of me and I don’t know it?
Somerhalder: I was in the video, you nerd! Lindsey took the video with my phone!
Reed: Oh, maybe that’s why!
Young: You’re a nerd by the way.
Reed: I know. I’ll own it.
Somerhalder: What’s so cool is there’s this video of me with this handful of these little pills. [Lindsey] is sort of like interviewing Nikki, like, ‘How are you feeling,’ and I went like this, and Lindsey so expertly put it on slow motion, and you just see them...and they slowly go into the toilet.
Reed: I’ve never seen this. Was I drunk? Was I coherent?
OMG, isn't that the cutest thing EVER? Wait... hold up! That's not cute. AT ALL.
Yeah, Twitter, we know. This is really messed up:
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, reproductive coercion "involves behavior intended to maintain power and control in a relationship related to reproductive health."
This behavior includes explicit attempts to impregnate a partner against her will, control outcomes of a pregnancy, coerce a partner to have unprotected sex, and interfere with contraceptive methods.
Huh. Sound familiar?
Reed is now defending her husband because he's so misunderstood:
Not surprisingly, the podcast has been deleted.
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