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Shay Mitchell Responds To Mommy Shamers Over Breastfeeding Pic
Moms really can’t catch a break — and it’s no different for celebrity moms. Shay Mitchell, who recently celebrated her baby girl’s one-month birthday, was trolled by mommy shamers over a glamour shot she posted while breastfeeding her baby.
Though fellow stars like Vanessa Hudgens, Hilary Duff, and Torrey Devitto praised the photo on Instagram, some haters blasted the photo for having “no discretion” and for the way that Shay was looking at the camera instead of little Atlas.
Shay was not having it with the mommy shamers and clapped back in the classiest way… with sarcasm, of course. Someone wrote, “I’m a fan of her, but this picture … it’s an attention getter [sic]. She’s not even looking at the baby, she’s not connected with the baby she’s connected with the camera.” Shay responded, “I missed the part in the baby books that stated I had to maintain eye contact with my daughter while she feeds rather than capturing an amazing moment we were having. [Please] let me know where I can download your parenting manual, I’ll get right on it!”
This is not the first time Shay Mitchell has been mom-shamed in her two months of motherhood. Within days of giving birth, the Pretty Little Liars actress was slammed for going to Drakeâ€™s birthday party.
â€œI havenâ€™t been really checking my comments that often, but apparently, people are really upset that I left three days after having a kid to go out and party,” she initially responded in an Instagram video, according to Cosmopolitan. “It wasnâ€™t three days and she was with [my dog] Angel, soâ€¦â€
Donâ€™t let the haters get you down, Shay! Youâ€™re an icon. Also, that caption is perfect.