is sharing her abortion story in the wake of in the country.
“When I was younger I had an abortion,” the actress wrote in a Thursday Instagram post alongside a photo of the . “It was the smartest decision I could’ve made, not only for myself & my boyfriend at the time, but also for this unborn fetus.”
Kelly wrote that the child would have been born into “an unnecessary world of struggle” because she and the father were too young to bring a child into the world.
“Having a baby at that time would have only perpetuated the cycle of poverty, chaos and dysfunction I was born into,” she wrote.
On Tuesday, the Alabama