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Bill Gates’ daughter Phoebe shares bikini photo as she blasts potential overturning of Roe v. Wade

Bill Gates’ daughter Phoebe Gates knows how to get attention. 

The Stanford University student, 19, took to Instagram on Thursday to post a photo of herself modeling a white bikini while blasting the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade — the 1973 case that made abortion legal at the federal level.

‘I’m not shy about my body and/or telling you to keep your bans off of it,’ she captioned her post, which also included information about which states will swiftly ban abortion if the landmark ruling is repealed. 

Phoebe Gates, 19, took to Instagram on Thursday to post a photo of herself modeling a white bikini while speaking out against the repeal of Roe v. Wade

The Stanford University student also posted the photo on Instagram Stories while sharing her thoughts on bodily autonomy

The Stanford University student also posted the photo on Instagram Stories while sharing her thoughts on bodily autonomy 

‘Every person deserves access to sexual and reproductive health care,’ she continued. ‘Right now, the Supreme Court is prepared to end the constitutional right to abortion. Join me and the fashion community to send a clear message.’

Phoebe, who is the youngest of Gates’ three children with his ex-wife Melinda French Gates, tagged Planned Parenthood and added the hashtag #BansOffOurBodies.

In the photo, she is wearing a string halter bikini while leaning against a wall with her hands behind her back. Her dark hair is loose around her shoulders, and she is looking at the camera with a piercing gaze. 

The words ‘my body, my choice’ were written in white and pink on the bottom left side of the snapshot. 

Thousands of people liked the post, including her 26-year-old sister, Jennifer Gates. The sisters also have a 23-year-old brother, Rory. 

The next slides, which were featured in her post, were graphics from BansOff.org showing which 26 states will move to ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned and what people can do

The next slides, which were featured in her post, were graphics from BansOff.org showing which 26 states will move to ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned and what people can do

The next slides, which were featured in her post, were graphics from BansOff.org showing which 26 states will move to ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned and what people can do

Phoebe concluded her Instagram Stories with a second bikini photo, writing, 'Thanks for stopping by, later

Phoebe concluded her Instagram Stories with a second bikini photo, writing, ‘Thanks for stopping by, later

‘Yessss P,’ Jennifer wrote in the comments. 

Olympic freestyle skier and model Eileen Gu responded with two exclamation points, while climate change activist and fellow Stanford University student Sophia Kianni added, ‘Bodyodyodyyyyy.’

Phoebe also shared the image on her Instagram Stories, writing, ‘What’s up — I’m here to say that bodily autonomy is a human right. Did you know that 50% of all women are denied bodily autonomy?’

The next slide, which was featured in her post, was a graphic from BansOff.org showing which 26 states will move to ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned. 

‘Now that I have your attention…THIS!’ she added.  

Hundreds of people commented on her post, including her older sister, Jennifer Gates, and Olympic freestyle skier Eileen Gu

Hundreds of people commented on her post, including her older sister, Jennifer Gates, and Olympic freestyle skier Eileen Gu 

The following graphic offered information on how people combat the potential ban, including donating to abortion funds and supporting a local Planned Parenthood.

Phoebe concluded her Instagram Stories with a second bikini photo, writing, ‘Thanks for stopping by, later.’ 

A full repeal of Roe v. Wade is anticipated when the U.S. Supreme Court issues its opinions for the term at the end of June.  

Nationwide chaos ensued in early May after Politico published a leaked copy of a draft opinion showing the 6-3 conservative court overturning the 49-year-old landmark abortion ruling. 

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, the issue of abortion will be sent back to the states. There are 26 states that will likely move to ban abortion if the decision is repealed.

Phoebe is the youngest child of Bill Gates and his ex-wife, Melinda French Gates. In addition to their daughters, Jennifer and Phoebe they have a 23-year-old son, Rory

Phoebe is the youngest child of Bill Gates and his ex-wife, Melinda French Gates. In addition to their daughters, Jennifer and Phoebe they have a 23-year-old son, Rory  

Phoebe's post came a little over a week after she attended the Time 100 Gala in New York City with her father

Phoebe’s post came a little over a week after she attended the Time 100 Gala in New York City with her father 

Of those 26 states, 13 have ‘trigger laws’ in place that would effectively ban abortions almost immediately after Roe v. Wade is overturned. 

Democratic enclaves in red states are vowing to serve as ‘sanctuaries’ for abortion rights in response to public outcry over the leaked draft opinion. 

Recent polls show more than half of Americans consider themselves pro-choice and around two-thirds are in favor of keeping Roe v. Wade intact. 

Phoebe’s post came a little over a week after she attended the Time 100 Gala in New York City with her father. 

The Microsoft co-founder, 66, was all smiles as he hit the red carpet with his youngest daughter, who dazzled in a pink mesh gown from Fendi x Versace’s ‘Fendace’ collection paired with clear stiletto sandals.

Phoebe wore a pink mesh gown from Fendi x Versace's 'Fendace' collection paired with clear stiletto sandals

Phoebe wore a pink mesh gown from Fendi x Versace’s ‘Fendace’ collection paired with clear stiletto sandals

Phoebe appeared to be enjoying the spotlight, and she happily posed for photos by herself and with her father

 Phoebe appeared to be enjoying the spotlight, and she happily posed for photos by herself and with her father

The dress, which was embossed with the letter V and the Fendi symbol, was first modeled by Naomi Campbell during Milan Fashion Week in September 2021.

Phoebe’s shoulder-length dark hair was straightened and tucked behind her ears, revealing her dangly gemstone earrings, but that wasn’t her only bling. 

The billionaire’s daughter also had two strands of diamonds draped around her neck and a diamond ring. She topped off her look with dramatic winged eyeliner and a more demure nude lip. 

Phoebe appeared to be enjoying the spotlight, and she happily posed for photos with her father and by herself while walking the red carpet. 

‘So honored to attend #Time100 with my dad,’ she wrote on Instagram after the event. ‘I felt so inspired by all these change-makers. Glad @simuliu finally got my dad to try bubble tea.’



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