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Olivia Wilde Goes In on Subway Riders Who Don't Give Up Their Seats for Pregnant People


Note to straphangers everywhere who don't give up their seats on the subway for pregnant women: Olivia Wilde is tired of your shit, and she is not going to take it anymore.

On Wednesday, a frustrated Wilde took to Twitter to vent about a recent ride she experienced on the MTA.

NBD,able-bodied  riders who won't give your seat to a GIANT preggo. I'll just stand riiiiight next to your head and pray I go into labor.

— olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) September 14, 2016

Before anyone complains, let me just say that I understand that after a long day at work, nobody wants to give up their seat (of which there are precious few available during rush hour). And it's also perfectly true that not every disability is completely visible, so it's impossible to say that every person sitting down didn't need the seat. But there are entire MTA campaigns dedicated to encouraging riders to offer their seats to an elderly, pregnant, or disabled person, so why not just be a decent human being and do something nice for your fellow commuters?

However, at least one user disagrees with me and Wilde. E! News reports that some unsuspecting fool reportedly tried to clap back at Wilde in a now-deleted tweet that read, "1. I didn't tell u to get pregnant 2. Get an Uber (you can afford it) 3. I paid the same amt as you for the subway ride."

Wilde's response?

1. Eat a bag of dicks.
2. That is all.

— olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) September 15, 2016

Okay, then.


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