Chelsea Handler recently opened up about her younger years claiming she had not one, but two abortions as a teenager

Many fans responded in shock, even going so far as to accuse the comedian of ‘boasting’ about her past.

Like the following celebrities who’ve publicly spoken out about terminating their pregnancy, Chelsea expressed her desire to share the pain of her past in the hope of helping someone going through a similar experience.

Chelsea Handler – Getty

We know the subject of abortion is still considered a taboo one. We also know that everybody has an opinion on it, as they are entitled to.

However, whether you’re ‘pro-choice’ or ‘pro-life’, these celeb stories are real and relateable, and ultimately we should not judge.

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These are their stories: Take a look at 10 celebs who shared their personal story of having had an abortion