An Audience Member Insulted Her Down Syndrome Son, So This Actress Took Extreme Action On Live TV

At 49 years old, Russian actor Evelina Bledans was pregnant with her third child. But when she appeared on live T.V. to talk about it, one audience member had something to say. When that something turned into insulting her Down syndrome son, things got heated while the nation looked on.

Bledans was born in April 1969 in Yalta, a town on the Crimean coast of the Black Sea. Of Ukrainian and Latvian parentage, as a child she had a passion for the performing arts and took acting and dance classes. As a teenager, she studied under the guidance of Russian director and actor Igor Vladimirov.

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