ASHLEY: I REFUSE TOHAVE A BABY; Star says 'breeding' is out while kids starve.Byline: By TOBY McDONALD
HOLLYWOOD superstar Ashley Judd Ashley Judd (born April 19, 1968) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her leading roles in a series of late 1990s and early 2000s thrillers, including Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy and High Crimes. has told her Scots race ace husband Dario Franchitti Dario Franchitti (b. 19 May, 1973 in Bathgate, West Lothian) is a Scottish racing driver of Italian descent. He is the 2007 IndyCar Series champion. He used to compete in the IndyCar Series, formerly drove in the CART series, and won the rain-shortened 2007 Indianapolis 500. she will not have a baby - as long as starving children are dying in Africa.
The Bone Collector star says she thinks it is wrong to "breed" while children are already suffering through poverty.
Ashley, 38, admits her controversial views will shock her fans.
But she says they have been reinforced by her role as an international ambassador for Youth AIDS - a charity that helps the families of victims in Africa and the Far East.
Judd, who married Indy car driver Dario at Skibo Castle, Sutherland, four years ago, said she had broken the news about her decision to her 32-year-old Edinburgh-born husband.
She said: "That's where my heart is now ... I'm not saying it's not scary, the choice I'm making. I'm changing everything about who I was when my husband and I met.
"So I'm saying to him, 'I'm going to change.'
"It's a big deal."
Judd admitted she has never had a burning desire to be a mother.
She said: "It's unconscionable Unusually harsh and shocking to the conscience; that which is so grossly unfair that a court will proscribe it.
When a court uses the word unconscionable to describe conduct, it means that the conduct does not conform to the dictates of conscience. to breed, with the number of children who are starving to death in impoverished countries.
"I know it's a strong opinion a lot of people won't agree with and that's not to say some day I might not feel a different impulse."
The actress - who has appeared alongside Julia Roberts, Morgan Freeman and, most recently, Kevin Kline in De-Lovely - wants to devote her life to humanitarian work.
Judd, who has a house in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, and a farm in her native Tennessee, previously said about pregnancy rumours: "It's for God to decide.
"Frankly, if we were trying, we wouldn't tell anyone."
Judd has been a social activist since her time as a student at the Kentucky University.
She has toured Cambodia, South Africa, Kenya, Thailand and Madagascar, helping to educate young women about HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. and AIDS.
After she has finished promoting her latest drama, Come Early Morning, at the Sundance Film Festival this month, she plans to fly to Central America.
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