The View host elaborates on her controversial comments.
In the new issue of the black Christian women's magazine Precious Times, Sherri Shepherd said she's "had more abortions than I would like to count." Her rough past includes a drug addict sister, whom she often had to rescue from crack houses, a physically abusive boyfriend, and incredibly low self-esteem. "I felt if someone killed me, it wouldn't even make a difference," she said.
But after she found God, all that changed. She said she relied on on her faith to get through her divorce from Jeff Tarpley, father of their 3-year-old son. Tarpley reportedly cheated on her and got another woman pregnant.
Since her statements have gone public this morning, a media firestorm has ensued. But she says her abortion quote didn't give the full story. She elaborates on her controversial statements on The View:
Do you think Sherri should have discussed her abortions publicly, or kept them private?