Ice-T Dismisses Backlash Over His Parenting Model With Coco Austin – SheKnows

Rapper and actor Ice-T addressed the parenting police who discredit the alternatives he makes together with his spouse Coco Austin: “I don’t take note of the web.”


On a Thursday episode of The View, the star responded to recent controversy over his 5-year-old daughter Chanel sporting plastic nail suggestions for a faculty photograph and earlier claims that she is simply too “outdated” to breastfeed.

“Rule one on the web: don’t take note of something anybody says on the web,” Ice-T instructed the co-hosts when one requested how the household felt about opinionated social media customers. “Fear in regards to the individuals who stroll as much as you and say issues in your actual life. These are the folks try to be involved with…..All people mother and father in another way. I say each home has its personal structure. We’re doing okay. Our child’s OK.”

Final week, for a kindergarten portrait, Austin shared an Instagram photograph of Chanel posing along with her new manicure to which she was handled for “the big day,” the mom-of-one defined within the publish. However many commenters frowned on the pic, asking, “Why would you set nails on a 5-year-old? What’s up with the make-up? No want for all of that. That’s an excessive amount of” amongst extra insults.

And in August, when Austin revealed that she nonetheless nurses Chanel to advertise their bonding, she was mocked by some web customers. Ice-T jumped to defend his household, even tweeting to at least one Twitter consumer, “Why the F are you apprehensive about MY Little one??? That’s what’s bizarre.. Now return within the basement.”

Austin additionally addressed the controversy throughout an interview with E‘s Each day Pop. “I simply don’t imagine society says they need to cease at two. You as a mom ought to cease as a result of they mentioned so. I’m [not] going to cease as a result of I really feel prefer it’s an awesome bonding expertise between her and I. She’s my solely little one, it’s not like I’ve a giant household of children, and so I’m savoring each second with this little one.”

Throughout his The View look, the Regulation & Order: SVU star additionally mirrored on Chanel’s on-stage cameos whereas he performs together with his heavy-metal band Physique Depend, their father-daughter ritual. “Rock on all people!” she yelled to the gang in a current clip.

“Coco at all times sits on the facet of the stage and since Chanel was 2 she would say, ‘Go to daddy,’ and he or she would run onto the stage. Now she is aware of what she’s doing, so now, she has traces,” mentioned Ice-T, including that Chanel normally flashes the heavy steel signal on-stage. “I like it — coming from the distinction of how laborious the music I do, you already know and the way aggressive it’s, after which to see this child run onstage, simply kills all people.”

These movie star mothers make us all really feel higher once they share the highs and lows of parenting.

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