Australian actor Russell Crowe, a frequent visitor to Ireland, has called for a yes vote in today’s abortion referendum.

Gladiator star Russell Crowe retweeted a video posted by Saoirse Long to his 2.76m followers.

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Saoirse told her harrowing her story of traveling to the UK for an abortion during a debate and repeats it on Twitter:

I wasn’t going to post this out of fear but I know this referendum will be close so I’m showing my face and telling my story in the hope no other girl will go through this in Ireland again. #Repeal8th #istandwithwomen https://t.co/CBMCkqjPXZ

— Saoirse (@Sursh_Long) May 17, 2018

The actor shared the video with the caption, "I have two beautiful sons . I wasn’t lucky enough to have a daughter. If I had, I’d wish her to have courage like yours. Nobody’s daughter should ever be told she doesn’t have authority over her own body. This video is the beginning and the end of the debate. #yes".

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I have two beautiful sons . I wasnt lucky enough to have a daughter. If I had, I’d wish her to have courage like yours.
Nobody’s daughter should ever be told she doesn’t have authority over her own body.
This video is the beginning and the end of the debate. #yes https://t.co/YeV9s7NmRy

— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) May 24, 2018

Meanwhile, Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald said it was a momentous vote."This is a...decision we're being asked to make for all of Irish society but particularly for Irish women,"  McDonald said.

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She described May 25th as a "date with destiny for all of us".

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