Jessica Biel Labeled 'Anti-Vaxxer' For Lobbying Against Vaccination Bill With Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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Jun. 12 2019, Published 11:12 p.m. ET

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Jessica Biel must not be scared of anti-vaxxer backlash, because she appeared alongside activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Tuesday, June 11, to lobby against a bill that would limit medical exemptions from vaccinations.

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Jessica, 37, and Robert, 65, went before the California State Assembly to have their opinions heard.

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The duo want to prevent SB 276 — a state bill that would limit exemptions from vaccinations without approval from a state public health officer — from being passed.

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Robert stopped short of calling Justin Timberlake's wife an anti-vaxxer, but he did reveal that she was "upset about this issue because of its particular cruelty," in a call with The Daily Beast.

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"I would say that she was for safe vaccines and for medical freedom. My body, my choice," he told the outlet.

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He continued, "The biggest problem with the bill, which is something I think Jessica is concerned with, is that a doctor who has made a determination — if he has found children in this state whose doctors have determined that they’re too fragile to receive vaccinations — this bill would overrule the doctors and force them to be vaccinated anyways."

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Jessica and husband Justin, 38, have never commented on whether they chose to vaccinate son Silas, 4.

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What do you think of Jessica wading into the anti-vaxxer debate? Sound off in the comments below!


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