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Jane Fonda looked frail as she was seen in a wheelchair arriving back at LAX Airport from the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.
The iconic actress, 85, who claimed ‘white men are to blame for climate crisis’ at the festival on Saturday, was seen being wheeled through the terminal by an airport employee after her long-haul flight from France.
Fonda wore a black jacket, lavender sweater, black pants and white shirt for her arrival look.
She completed the ensemble with sunglasses and a black face mask.
It is not known why Fonda used a wheelchair – but in the past she has had back operations, an artificial knee surgery and a hip implant which required her to use the aide.
Sighting: Jane Fonda looked frail as she was seen in a wheelchair arriving back at LAX Airport from the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday
Fonda is facing backlash after she called for men to face ‘arrest and jail’ for the destruction done to the planet as she blamed white men specifically for creating the ‘climate crisis.’
‘It is a tragedy that we have to absolutely stop. We have to arrest and jail those men — they’re all men [behind this],’ she said Saturday at the Cannes Film Festival.
She added there ‘would be no climate crisis if there was no racism.’
‘White men are the things that matter and then everything else [is] at the bottom,’ the outspoken actor said of the ‘hierarchy’ that gives men power.
Fonda first shared her thoughts about the connection between racism and climate change in an interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show earlier this year.
‘Where would they put the sh*t,’ she said. ‘They’re not gonna put it in Bel Air. They’ve got to find someplace where poor people or indigenous people or people of color are living.’
Fonda on Saturday called for those in positions to act quickly as she says there is less than a decade to save the planet from the effects of climate change.
‘This is serious. We’ve got about seven, eight years to cut ourselves in half of what we use of fossil fuels, and unfortunately, the people that have the least responsibility for it are hit the hardest,’ she said.
Airport: The iconic actress, 85, who claimed ‘white men are to blame for climate crisis’ at the festival on Saturday, was seen being wheeled through the terminal by an airport employee after her long-haul flight from France
Commmets: Fonda is facing backlash after she called for men to face ‘arrest and jail’ as she blamed white men specifically for creating the ‘climate crisis’ at Cannes Film Festival
‘It is a tragedy that we have to absolutely stop. We have to arrest and jail those men — they’re all men [behind this],’ Fonda said of the climate crisis. Pictured: Fonda in 2019
‘Global South, people on islands, poor people of color,’ the actress continued.
Her comments came after a question from the audience at the famed film fest.
‘It’s good for us all to realize, there would be no climate crisis if there was no racism. There would be no climate crisis if there was no patriarchy,’ Fonda stated.
‘A mindset that sees things in a hierarchical way. White men are the things that matter and then everything else [is] at the bottom,’ she explained.
The ‘Grace and Frankie’ actor has previously sparked headlines for her head-turning comments on the highly politicized issue.
Back in December Fonda announced that her cancer is now in remission and has been told by doctors she can discontinue chemotherapy treatment ahead of her 85th birthday next week.
The Barbarella star revealed the happy news to her fans via her website, calling it ‘the best birthday present ever.’
‘Last week I was told by my oncologist that my cancer is in remission and I can discontinue chemo,’ she wrote in a lengthy post.
Happy news: In December 2022 Fonda announced her cancer is in remission (pictured October 2022)
Worrying: Jane first announced she was suffering from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in September by sharing this Instagram selfie and a lengthy caption detailing her diagnosis
September post: The star explained that she was receiving chemo, and that she was hopeful for a good outcome
In September, Fonda – who has previously battled the disease – announced she had cancer after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, but told fans at the time she felt ‘lucky’ as it is ‘very treatable.’
The thrice-married star said in her latest health update: ‘I am feeling so blessed, so fortunate. I thank all of you who prayed and sent good thoughts my way. I am confident that it played a role in the good news.’
‘I’m especially happy because while my first 4 chemo treatments were rather easy for me, only a few days of being tired, the last chemo session was rough and lasted 2 weeks making it hard to accomplish much of anything.’
Fonda, a two-time Oscar winner, said in September that she was ‘privileged as a celebrity’ and was ‘lucky’ to ‘have health insurance and access to the best doctors and treatment.’
She has previously been diagnosed with both breast and skin cancer, and blamed the latter on her past love of sunbathing.