Friday 30 June 2017

Jane Fonda

Jane Seymour Fonda is American Actress, writer, fitness guru and political activist. She is also former model. Jane Fonda has won various accolades for her performance in movies. Her important awards include the BAFTA and the Oscars. She has won both, the coveted Academy Awards and BAFTA’s twice. In 2014, she also received the American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award. Fonda started her acting career with Broadway, doing a play for which she received the Tony (equivalent to Oscars for Plays). In the same year, she also made her big screen debut. She also co founded the Women’s Media Centre along with Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem in 2005.

Jane Fonda’s Religion

Jane Fonda grew up as an atheist. But around the early 2000’s, she turned her attention towards Christianity. Jane Fonda likes to perform yoga and meditation as she feels that Gods reside inside each and every soul. Her autobiography also states that she aims to devote her remaining life to Christianity and her commitment to the religion will be very deep for the coming years.

Jane Fonda’s Political Views

She has been actively raising her voice for women. Fonda also actively criticized the Vietnam War and the Iraq War. She was also a staunch supporter of Civil Rights Movement. During the Vietnam War, she travelled to North Vietnam to get at a firsthand look of the adversities of war. Her controversial photo at Hanoi earned her the nickname Hanoi Jane. That photo has Jane Fonda sitting on an anti-aircraft gun.

Who is she dating?

Jane Fonda has been married a total of three times. Her first husband was a French Film Director who she married in 1965. Three days after her divorce in 1973, she married her second husband Tom Hayden, who was also an activist like her. She divorced Tom in 1990 and married CNN founder Ted Turner in 1991. Fonda has been unlucky with love but has always tried to find it. Only in 2017, she broke up with her long boyfriend- Richard Perry.

Jane Fonda’s Hobbies

Jane Fonda is a female rights activist. She calls herself a feminist and works towards the betterment of women. She cares for Chimpanzees and likes to be around them. She likes to stay connected to her fans using the platforms of social media. Fonda has often used these platforms to raise her voice against the Government. Regardless of her old age, she likes to keep herself up to date with technology

Interesting Facts

James Fonda has a “tech guy” who helped her by teaching her to use Macbook. She is currently looking to write a book about ageing and uses the various technologies at her disposal to research.