Nicole Scherzinger Almost Turned Down ABC's Dirty Dancing Remake Because She 'Didn't Want To Promote Abortion'
Nobody puts a woman's right to choose in the corner!
That's because the X Factor judge just revealed she almost didn't take part in ABC's made-for-TV musical remake… all because of her controversial stance on abortion!
As our movie-oriented Perezcious Readers are probably aware, Nicole's character Penny Johnson — portrayed by Cynthia Rhodes in the original — infamously goes through with an illegal abortion in the iconic 1987 film (which is set in 1963, long before Roe v Wade).
Well, during an interview with DailyMail.com on Tuesday, Nicole admitted she nearly passed up on the part due to her family's "hardcore" pro-life political views, saying: