Julia Roberts reveals Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King paid the hospital invoice for her delivery
A beforehand little recognized truth about Julia Roberts is now extra broadly recognized, due to social media.
It began lately when a Twitter user shared a compilation video of Roberts, writing “Martin Luther King Jr. paying for her birth is still a little known fact that sends me.”
A number of days later, in honor of Roberts’ fifty fifth birthday on October 28, consultant Zara Rahim tweeted a clip of Roberts sharing the story about her birth with journalist Gayle King (no relation to Dr. King).
Roberts defined that Dr. King and his spouse, Coretta Scott King, took care of the hospital bills since her dad and mom couldn’t pay the invoice.
“My parents had a theater school in Atlanta called the Actors and Writers’ Workshop,” Roberts stated. “And one day Coretta Scott King called my mother and asked if her kids could be part of the school because they were having a hard time finding a place that would accept her kids.”
Roberts’ mom stated certain and thus started the friendship between the civil rights leaders and Walter and Betty Lou Roberts.
That led to the Kings paying for the delivery of the girl who would go on to develop into a world star.
“They helped us out of a jam,” Julia Roberts stated.