‘See You in the Fight’: Fans Divided as Anne Hathaway Gets Political on ‘Devil Wears Prada’ 16th Anniversary

On June 30, the famous “Devil Wears Prada” 16th anniversary, Anne Hathaway sent a not-so-subtle statement on Instagram. It was about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling to overturn the landmark case that affirmed a person’s constitutional right to an abortion in the U.S.

She made a point of wearing her favourite dress. Talked about how the movie affected her. She was delivering a moving speech about the Roe vs Wade decision. She concluded by saying, “See you in the fight,” to her fans.

What is Devil Wears Prada?

The Devil Wears Prada
Devil Wears Prada Poster

The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film, a loose screen adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel of the same name. It features Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, a demanding and influential fashion magazine editor.  Anne Hathaway as Andrea Sachs, a fresh university graduate who moves to New York City and accepts a job there.

The genre of the film is Fashion. There were many fashion designers who did not take part into it. The reason being they might be upsetting the Vouge boss Anna Wintour.

What Is The Controversy Surrounding Anne Hathaway?

Anne Hathaway photo
Anne Hathaway

30th June 2006 was the release date of the film. It featured Anne Hathaway as the main lead. In honour of the film’s 16th anniversary, Anne posted on Instagram her favourite costume from the movie. Anne also talks about Roe Vs. Wade. She also promised to her fans that she would “see them in the fight.”

Her post was published after the US Supreme Court on June 24 invalidated the Roe v. Wade decision from 1973, which affirmed American constitutional right to an abortion. The star also wrote “Looking back on photos of this beloved film that shaped the lives and careers of so many—mine included—I am struck by the fact that the young female characters in this movie built their lives and careers in a country that honoured their right to have choice over their own reproductive health.” As mentioned in a article by Enews

What Is The overturn Of Roe vs Wade?

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Overturn of Roe Vs Wade

On June 24, the United States Supreme Court overturned “Roe v. Wade,” the court’s seminal 1973 decision that established abortion as a constitutional right, by a 6-3 majority.

The 22-year-old complainant, Norma McCorvey, is referred to in the case as just “Roe” on occasion. Wade was the defendant and the district attorney for Dallas County (Texas) at the time. Hence the name Roe vs Wade.

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