Kristin Cavallari — actress, designer, entrepreneur — was trying to share some innocent pics of her kids on the beach when the internet started playing GOTCHA with her, accusing her of being an unfit parent. Ridiculous is a word that comes to mind, but Cavallari stayed pretty cool. Why not?
First of all she’s used to the glare of the spotlight. Not only does she have her own career and fame, but she’s married to an NFL quarterback. So Cavallari knows social sharing can be treacherous. You open your life and you certainly seem friendlier. People appreciate that. But you also make yourself vulnerable. Cavallari has the good fortune of having some other moms to come to her defense. On Facebook a woman named Kathryn Heard said it best after knuckleheads bombarded Cavallari about not properly feeding her children, who look skinny (like kids do!) in the beach photo. “YEAH,” wrote Heard, “so my 9 year old son (who will literally eat an entire pizza on his own) looks like this all the time. ALL THE TIME. He eats more than a grown ass man, and he looks like this.” Another simply says “it’s sad you have to defend a healthy family.”