A Mother's Worst Fear: Taraji P. Henson Stars in Dramatic New Lifetime Movie
Ever since my ex-husband moved back to his hometown, London, England last year, I’ve had lingering concerns about his visitation. You know the kind that make you worry that you could end up as the subject of a made-for-TV-movie.
Since our separation and divorce, I’ve gone above and beyond what would be reasonably expected to make sure that he is still part of our children's lives. That has always been my primary concern.
But when I boarded a plane over the holiday season to drop them off and leave them in London for a two-week visit with their Dad, my fears about all the things that could possibly wrong were at code Orange. In fact, in the nights before we left, I had frightening, keep-you-up-at-night dreams about the “wasband” not returning the children as planned. I researched international laws governing U.S. visitation and custody orders and I reconnected with every friend and former colleague in London in case I needed on-the-ground assistance. In my mind, I saw every terrible scenario that you can possibly imagine, the kind a mother prays she never has to encounter.
The exact kind that Tiffany Rubin did encounter. So, with this still on my mind, I couldn’t wait to watch the new Lifetime Original Movie Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story.
It airs on Saturday, February 5, at 9 pm (ET/PT), starring Oscar-nominated actress, Taraji P.Henson.
The movie touched me personally. Read more...