8 Most controversial mothers of Hollywood that do not set a good example
Motherhood in Hollywood is a different concept all together, thanks to having their lives under the media glare constantly. With the advent of social media, they know that just a little slip-up will result in instant reactions from fans and non-fans alike and it means that they need to be careful of what they do. This includes bringing up a child.
Their every moment; from announcing the pregnancy to getting back into shape after the baby is criticized and sometimes some Hollywood mothers break, in the pressure and do things that look selfish and downright controversial. Some of the mothers have genuinely used their children in order to lead a lavish lifestyle and we bring to you 8 such controversial mothers of Hollywood.
1 Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen is a well-known actress, author and TV personality. She was voted as one of the sexiest mothers in Hollywood as soon as she and her husband John Legend announced the arrival of their baby. But soon she was criticized for leaving her week old baby in order to go out on a date with her husband and some people tweeted things like “Yeah, they could have ordered in… But it’s like a competition with these self-absorbed celebs.”
2 Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Siverstone is known for her sultry looks and has portrayed roles of a sexy college student in movies like ‘Clueless’ and ‘The Crush’ and has also worked in music videos of Aerosmith. She came under heavy fire for posting a video blog which showed that she was feeding her son food, that she had pre-chewed. People did not like her ‘out of the box’ methods that she was using for parenting her child. She said that it was done for thousands of years everywhere and is completely natural.
3 Brooke Shields
Brooke Shields is an actress, who transitioned from being a child actor to a leading lady of Hollywood. Known for her natural beauty and amazing height, Shields was courageous in admitting that she battled with post-partum depression. She wrote about her experience in her book “Down Came the Rain: My Journey through Postpartum Depression.” Although some people supported her, for the courageous admittance, but some, including Tom Cruise criticized her.
4 Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher met on the sets of the sitcom ‘That 70s Show’ and he was her first kiss. Years later, both of them met again and got married after Kutcher was famously married to Demi Moore. After the birth of their first child, Kutcher and Kunis came under fire for Ashton’s comments on The Ellen DeGeneres show. He said that Kunis was a superior mother for taking care of the baby by herself and not employing any nanny or help.
5 Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is mother to two children, both of them adopted. She came under criticism for becoming a single mother in her late 30s. She defended herself by saying “I do know that choosing to be a mom in my late 30’s has been really great for me. It’s given me perspective.” However she was seen misbehaving with her 4-year-old son Jackson and the tabloids labeled her as “Monster Mom.”
6 Kris Jenner
One of the most controversial mothers of Hollywood, Kris Jenner is the matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner family. She has been criticized heavily for using her daughters as a way to become famous. She is the person behind everything that happens on ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ and Kim Kardashian often blames her mother for whatever she has become. Biggest controversy came when Kim revealed that it was her mother Kris was the one who encouraged her to take up the offer of posing nude for Playboy. She even cheered for Kim during the topless photo shoot.
7 Dina Lohan
Lindsay Lohan was one of the most talented actresses since her childhood, but her life turned into a spiraling family drama. The fights between her father Michael and mother Dina affected her career so much, that she was reduced to doing C-Grade movies. Her mother is often seen using Lindsay to get into the hottest clubs in the town and appear on the red carpets of various mega events.
8 Jaid Barrymore
Drew Barrymore became famous for her role in the fantasy film E.T and her mother didn’t stop milking her daughter’s fame for herself. She carried her child into night clubs and when Drew admitted to doing cocaine at 12 and drinking at the age of 9 in an interview in 1989, her mother proceeded to admit her daughter into a mental institution.
Later Jaid lost her parental rights and lots of people now see that for her, Drew was nothing more than just a money making machine.