Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty

Jane Fonda To Play Nancy Reagan

March 29, 2012 by  

Jane Fonda To Play Nancy Reagan
Hanoi Jane will play former first lady Nancy Reagan in an upcoming film.

The first lady who once wanted to replace the fine china in the White House will be portrayed by one of Hollywood’s oldest actresses in an upcoming movie that has caused quite a stir among Republican moviegoers.

Many conservatives are baffled that Nancy Reagan will be played by liberal activist Jane Fonda in director Lee Daniels’ upcoming film “The Butler.” Well-known for her liberal activism as well as her opposition to the Vietnam War, Fonda is often referred to as “Hanoi Jane” because of the visits she made to the country during the conflict.

Daniels’ choice of Fonda to portray the wife of conservative icon President Ronald Reagan has caused uproar throughout conservative media. It has been noted by some people that Fonda was likely chosen in spite of her personal beliefs because her appearance is similar to that of the former first lady; others are calling the film a liberal attempt at mockery.

The movie is based on the life of Eugene Allen — the head butler of the White House who served eight Presidents. Fonda will not be the only star in the film. The flick, which is tentatively set for a summer start, may also feature Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Liam Neeson and John Cusack.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Jane Fonda To Play Nancy Reagan”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at


Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.