If there is one celeb mom that knows how to put mommy shamers in their place, it’s Chrissy Teigen. The mom of two loves to share sweet moments of her kids, Luna and Miles, with her fans. This leaves her open to criticism and the keyboard warriors love to call her out on social media.
Nothing is sacred in the eyes of a mommy shamer. People call Teigen out on the smallest infractions. From her decision not to breastfeed Miles to how she holds Luna, everyone seems to have something to say about her parenting choices. Don’t worry, though: Chrissy knows exactly how to shut her haters down! We take a look at the 10 times that she shut down mommy shamers.
10 When She Was Attacked For Sliding With Luna
Mommy shamers went after Chrissy Teigen when she posted an adorable pic to Instagram of her holding Luna in her lap at the top of a slide. Critics quickly came after her for holding Luna in a way that might injure her legs.
Teigen clapped back, writing, “Wish you guys would have told me about the leg thing earlier. They broke. Both of them. And everyone else’s in the park broke too just from watching it happen. There are so many broken legs here (heads up photos are a one second moment in time, I was lifting her onto my lap)."
9 When She Defended Her Decision To Use IFV
An Internet troll attacked Chrissy Teigen about their decision to use IFV to conceive. The drama started when Teigen made a joke on Twitter about the fees she and John had to pay to keep their embryo frozen.
When a commenter asked why she would use an embryo and not just conceive naturally, the model was quick to shut them down on Twitter, writing, “Oh wow I didn't know you could do that. Would have saved me a ton of money.” Considering how open she has been about having trouble conceiving, we don’t blame her for the throwing some shade their way.
8 When She Was Shamed For Luna's Dentist Appointment
A keyboard warrior attacked Teigen after she shared what seemed like an innocent video of Luna’s first trip to the dentist. Her little girl can be seen pretending to brush a stuffed dinosaur's teeth and it’s so sweet. Of course, someone had to step up and ruin everything.
What should have been a proud moment took an ugly turn when a commenter questioned why they had waited until Luna was three years old for her first dental visit. Teigen wasn’t having it and clapped back at the critic, “Was waiting for this,” she wrote. “U guys never fail me.”
7 When She Was Harassed For Going Out To Dinner
What should have been a nice evening out with her husband was tainted when haters went after Chrissy Teigen for going out too soon after giving birth to their daughter Luna. The drama started when Us Weekly posted a pic of the couple leaving a restaurant on their Instagram page.
People shamed the model, leaving all sorts of nasty comments criticizing her for not being at home with her newborn daughter. Teigen handled the situation with her sharp wit and took to Twitter to address the issue: “I went to dinner. People are pissed. Good morning!”
6 When They Came After Her For Her Son's Helmet
The mom police came out in full force when Teigen posted a health update about her 7-month-old son, Miles. The model celebrated that her little guy had been given a head-shaping helmet by sharing a sweet pic. Of course, critics totally freaked out over the helmet.
Teigen clapped back that they didn’t have the full story, tweeting, “Good morning trolls! Just a friendly reminder that you do not indeed know absolutely everything. Miles has been seeing a physiotherapist - we didn’t just go straight to helmet. We tried muscle work and will continue. Also, your flat headed kid turned out fine yes yes yes I agree.”
5 When She Was Shamed For Not Breastfeeding
John Legend posted the most adorable family pic on Instagram. The musician shared a photo of Chrissy, Luna, and Miles hanging out backstage on the set of The Voice. The intimate family moment came under fire when someone pointed out that Teigen was giving Miles a bottle instead of nursing him.One commenter wrote, “You no longer breastfeed?”
Teigen stepped up in her sassy fashion and didn’t miss a beat, as always. The model clapped back: “John never breastfed Miles,” pointing out that John had posted the pic on his Instagram page and not hers.
4 When She Got Ahead Of The Negative Comments
Teigen was ahead of the mom-shamers when she posted a photo to Instagram of her holding Miles and Luna. The trio looked so happy in the beachfront pic but Teigen knew that it was just a matter of time before someone criticized the photograph.
She handled it with her dry sense of humor, writing, “Should I post the one where his head looks unsupported but my face looks good and Luna is over it, the one where his head is supported but my face is just okay and Luna is over it, or him crying and my face looks okay and luna is over it?”
3 When She Clapped Back About Painting Luna's Fingernails
Teigen proved once again that she has no problem snapping back at the mommy shamers when people had feelings about her painting Luna’s fingernails and toenails. She posted a video to Twitter of their special nail time and made a joke that doing Luna’s nails was her knitting, alluding to the fact that she found it relaxing.
Of course, people were quick to point out that the chemicals in nail polish could be toxic for a little girl. Commenters left numerous comments criticizing the model’s parenting choice. Tiegen simply tweeted in response, “well I actually had her drink it so joke's on you.”
2 When Someone Criticized Luna's Hair
A troll left a snide comment about Luna’s hair after Teigen shard a charming video on Instagram. The post showed the mother/daughter duo in a cute negotiation where Luna was given the opportunity to make her case as to why she should be allowed to eat candy. Of course, someone found something unkind to say about the seemingly innocent video.
It was a precious moment that was tainted when a commenter wrote, "Finally someone brushed her hair." Teigen was quick to call the hater out with a clever response. “All by herself! Maybe she can come do your makeup,” Chrissy wrote.
1 When She Was Criticized For Holding Luna Wrong
Things got ugly on Twitter when someone came after Teigen for holding Luna the wrong way. The incident began when a troll commented on a pic of Teigen carrying Luna on her hip while on vacation in New York City. The commenter lashed out, writing, "This is NOT how a baby is held." Teigen didn’t waste any time and defended himself in a now deleted tweet.
The two went back and forth, leaving nasty comments but in the end, Teigen had the last word. Those haters need to learn not to come after her!