Jodie Sweetin speaks out after being shoved at the Abortion Rights Protest


This weekend saw thousands of Americans protest Roe v. Wade’s reversed ruling by the Supreme Court. Jodie Sweetin, who was shoved to the ground by a Los Angeles Police Department officer.

The altercation was captured in VideoThis was shared on social media and became viral. As such, Jodie addressed the incident while guest hosting E! News’ Daily PopOn June 27, 

“I was walking and one of the officers just snatched my bag and tossed me forward,”She recalled and insisted that she had not been hurt, thanks to her friends. “We took care of the situation. We didn’t use that as an excuse to do anything further, we continued our march and we were out there probably another four or five hours marching downtown.”

Jodie stated that she doesn’t intend to press charges. And while the video may be shocking to watch, the Full HouseAn alum asks that people redirect their anger to the real issue. “Above all, I want to continue to not make this about me,”She said: “and continue to bring the focus back to women’s rights and also police brutality. If people are disturbed by what they saw, let me tell you, I’ve spent a lot of time protesting out in the streets and that is a very minor incident of police brutality.”