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Kristin Cavallari Is an Anti-Vaxxer Because She Has ‘Read Too Many Books’

Kristin Cavallari Visits "FOX & Friends"
Jamie McCarthy—Getty Images FOX Studios on March 14, 2014 in New York City.

Claims there are 'some scary statistics out there'

Not another Jenny McCarthy.

Former reality star Kristin Cavallari admitted to not vaccinating her son, and not planning to do so, in a Fox Business interview on Thursday. On Friday, she defended her position on “Fox & Friends,” adding that it was not something she planned to come out publicly on, but it just came up in the interview.

“Listen, to each their own,” Cavallari, pregnant with her second son, said. “I understand both sides of it. I’ve ready too many books about autism and there’s some scary statistics out there. It’s our personal choice, and, you know, if you’re really concerned about your kid get them vaccinated.”

The link between autism and vaccines is completely debunked and not based in science. There is concern that the anti-vaccine movement is causing the return of formerly eradicated diseases.

You can see the video, here.

[FOX News]

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