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Kristin Davis vows to protect daughter 'at all costs'

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Kristin Davis vows to protect daughter 'at all costs'

Kristin Davis wanted to move to the woods and "learn to shoot a gun" after hearing Donald Trump will be the new US President.

The 51-year-old actress has vowed to protect her adopted daughter Gemma Rose Davis, who is black, "at all costs", and admitted the "fear" she has that the youngster could be racially abused or discriminated against has "heightened" following the shock election result earlier this month.

She said: "My initial thoughts on [the] Wednesday morning was that I wanted to move to the woods and learn to shoot a gun.

"It makes no sense. I'm fully aware. I'm 100 percent aware that it literally makes no sense but ... the fear of what is happening and how am I going to make sure that no one hurts my child, even in a subtle way, which was already a fear I had honestly, but it just became so, so heightened.

"I'm on the intense learning curve because I have to protect my child. I might have had the intellectual learning curve that we all hope and wish we have, but it's different than the actual life that you're on the line for.

"I have to protect my daughter at all costs."

The 'Sex and the City' star adopted her daughter in 2011 and has admitted that the possibility of Gemma being the subject of racial abuse or discrimination fills her with "terror".

Speaking to WNYC radio's Rebecca Carroll at an event at The Greene Space in New York City, she added: "I am white. I have lived in white privilege. I thought I knew before adopting my daughter that I was in white privilege, that I understood what that meant.

"But until you actually have a child, which is like your heart being outside you, and that heart happens to be in a brown body, and you have people who are actively working against your child, it's hard. It fills me with terror."