Wilde, who lives in Brooklyn, took to social media, saying "NO BIG DEAL, able-bodied riders who won't give your seat to a GIANT preggo. I'll just stand riiiiight next to your head and pray I go into labor."
NBD, able-bodied 🚇 riders who won't give your seat to a GIANT preggo. I'll just stand riiiiight next to your head and pray I go into labor.— olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) September 14, 2016
Her post has garnered a wide range of responses.
Some people criticized the manners of others on board the train, while others said the people who didn't get up might need the seats for their own reasons.
@oliviawilde I would give my seat to you anytime. You can't judge who is able bodied tho. Heart conditions/cancer/ME etc are unseen.— Selena (@MancSel) September 15, 2016
@oliviawilde Just no respect today that is what is wrong with society. I was brought up to respect and have also taught my boys to— Mikey83 (@unome83) September 15, 2016
Others said they have experienced the same issue:
The MTA is running an information campaign promoting courtesy on public transportation.
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