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‘Star Wars’ Actress Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford

By mell following x   2018 Sep 27, 3:25pm 1,680 views   9 comments   watch   nsfw   quote     share    


While most of the nation was focusing their attention on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s emotional testimony for the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Los Angeles-based voice actress Rachel Butera thought another aspect of Ford’s testimony was worthy of attention—her voice.

In a now-deleted Twitter video, Butera mercilessly mocked Ford’s vocal mannerisms, specifically her slight vocal fry and her “baby” voice. Never mind that Ford, an alleged survivor of sexual assault said to have been committed by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is reliving the most intimate moments of her trauma in front of a largely hostile group, and never mind that her credibility, phobias, and personal life are all under attack; Butera thought it necessary to deride her manner of speaking, too.

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Rachel Butera who voices Leia in Star Wars: Resistance has released a video of herself mocking the voice of Dr. Ford on twitter. #KavanaughHearings

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Butera, speaking in a grotesquely affected Valley Girl accent that she seems to believe is a passable imitation of Dr. Ford, poked fun at Ford’s voice. “I know it’s a surprise, to even me, that I talk this way, and that I’m a doctor and a grown woman,” Butera whined in the video, ostensibly imitating Dr. Ford.

She added, “I sound like I’m still back at that high school party,” referencing, of course, the suburban party where Ford alleges that Kavanaugh, aided by his pal Mark Judge, lured her into a bedroom and pinned her down on the bed; Kavanaugh, laughing with Judge, allegedly groped her and attempted to remove her clothes. After a panicked Ford tried yelling for help, Kavanaugh is accused of covering her mouth with his hand. Ford said during her testimony this morning that she was terrified Kavanaugh was going to accidentally kill her.

“I can’t help it,” Butera said of her affected voice as she’s imitating Ford. “I just have this voice, like a baby, even though I’m a doctor… You can listen to my testimony and hear that a grown woman sounds this way.”

The backlash against Butera was swift. Users on Twitter decried her cruel, insensitive imitation of Dr. Ford as she endures one of the hardest moments of her life. The imitation is especially tone-deaf considering that Butera voices Princess Leia Organa, the feminist icon and fierce crusader for justice made famous by Carrie Fisher, on the animated Disney series Star Wars: Resistance.

“Both Carrie Fisher & Leia Organa would be so disappointed with Rachel Butera and the video she released today mocking Dr. Ford,” one user tweeted. Another user called on Disney to remove her from the show, tweeting “This is absolutely horrible and @disney @starwars needs to recast her. This is not who should be continuing the legacy of General Leia and Carry [sic] Fisher. A simple apology would never fix this.”

1   Hugolas_Madurez   ignore (4)   2018 Sep 27, 3:34pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

There goes her career...
2   CBOEtrader   ignore (5)   2018 Sep 27, 3:38pm   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Speak against the fuhrer and get disappeared
3   MisterLefty   ignore (0)   2018 Sep 27, 4:56pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Ford seemed to look much older than Kavanaugh, with quite wrinkly skin. Seemed to be someone with a serious mental illness past. Or boozer. Just something off about her.

The weirdest folks I knew in school went on to become psychiatrists or psychologists.
4   Goran_K   ignore (3)   2018 Sep 27, 5:07pm   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

lol, that was pretty spot on

Baby Voice Ford is going to be a great meme for the November midterms.
5   Ceffer   ignore (1)   2018 Sep 27, 5:17pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Did Ford suffer a widdle swedo wape that messed her up for life? Now, that's what I call a pillar of resilience.
6   HonkpilledMaster   ignore (5)   2018 Sep 27, 5:34pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Her Twitter account was already locked bc she was probably getting bombed with nasty grams from the Peace, Diversity, and Tolerance crowd.
7   WookieMan   ignore (3)   2018 Sep 27, 5:38pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Goran_K says
lol, that was pretty spot on

Baby Voice Ford is going to be a great meme for the November midterms.

I'm on the Kavanaugh's side of this, but his drinking beer tirade for a moment there was a thing of beauty. Haven't searched yet, but there will be clips of that. I was almost crying laughing. I need to search this now.
9   HEYYOU   ignore (27)   2018 Sep 27, 6:59pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

What will come out about Kav in the next few days?
I would like to see a SCOTUS Justice get impeached.
Ruth B. Ginsburg better hire full time security to avoid being raped.
Don't guess Right wing slime Thomas tried to harass the female members of the Court.
How many times has Kav spoken out about his sick religion & the pervert priest?

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