I Gave Birth During the Pandemic
Rachel Bloom, the Golden Globe-winning co-creator/star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, reveals what it was like giving birth during the pandemic at the same moment her friend and music collaborator, Adam Schlesinger, was losing his battle with the virus. With COVID-19 as a humbling denominator, she confronts mortality with the same out-of-body clarity in a way that she hasn’t since that one time she took way too many mushrooms in Amsterdam. “There's nothing more on the nose about as one person enters, one person is leaving,” she reflects. “Ten minutes after he died, I was breastfeeding because she needed food. So there's something very egoless about, like, I can only grieve for so long.”
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Interested in learning more about Rachel and what she does? Check out the links below:
- Listen to the full version of “The Miracle of Birth” from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHIXduEbLz0.
- You can stream all 4 seasons of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on Netflix now: https://www.netflix.com/title/80116748
- Learn more about Rachel Bloom’s latest project, ‘I’m in Love With the Dancer From My Bat Mitzvah:’ https://www.vulture.com/2020/09/rachel-bloom-eps-in-love-with-the-dancer-from-my-bat-mitzvah.html
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