Actress Jane Fonda confirms her conversion to Christianity,
reported in WorldNetDaily, in a wide-ranging interview in the July-August issue of Oprah Winfrey’s new magazine “O.”
Fonda talks about her spiritual sojourn and defends her estranged husband, Ted Turner, who once said “Christianity is a religion for losers.”
“Ted has read the Bible cover to cover, twice,” she says. “He can quote Scripture better than most preachers.”
Fonda tells the magazine she now attends several churches in the Atlanta area — including the Providence Missionary Baptist Church.
How much has Fonda changed?
She says she feels awful about posing for the famous photo on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun in 1972. That photo, along with broadcasts aimed at demoralizing U.S. troops, sealed her reputation as “Hanoi Jane.”
“I will go to my grave regretting the photograph of me on an anti-aircraft gun, which looks like I was trying to shoot at American planes,” she said. “It hurt so many soldiers. It galvanized such hostility. It was the most horrible thing I could possibly have done. It was just thoughtless.”
Fonda, 62, also reflects on her separation from Turner.
“Ted is a soul mate,” she said. “I care about him. … He means the world to me. He taught me to be happy.”
Then why the separation?
“Because we changed,” she says. “I changed. … Are we happier by ourselves than we were together? It’s not clear.”