Emily Ratajkowski is being called out for posting a nude photo of herself with her son.
On Friday, the 31-year-old model Instagram to share some new photos of herself in the tub with her 1-year-old son, Sylvester Apollo Bearwhom she shares with ex-husband accused of cheating Sebastian Bear-McClard. In the snaps, Emily only uses her arm to cover her chest while she paints a neon white heart on her son’s butt for modesty. She also just captioned the photos with “loml” – an acronym for “love of my life”. You can see the carousel for yourself (below):
A sweet mother-daughter moment, isn’t it? Well, not everyone on ‘gram sees it that way. Many social media users jumped into the comments section to criticize Emily for sharing these photos on IG, with some claiming that the photos should not have been posted online or never happened. right from the start. See reactions from critics (below):
“I will not post a picture of a naked baby. Just post your, mature and impressive enough to get lots of likes ;-)”
“Why take pictures with your naked son… What do you do for “likes” and attention…”
“This is not okay. I don’t care how pretty you are”
“It’s going to be weird for your son to see these pictures when he’s grown up”
“That will have to treat him for years to come!!”
“Put a picture of your naked toddler in a bathtub on the internet for all sorts of weirdos… smh”
“How the hell did she manage to take a bath with me. Or better yet why do we have to watch it!? “
“Why are you naked with your son? Really strange”
“Posting a picture of a naked baby on social media is not okay…”
“This is really strange. Okay if you want to take a bath with your cute son but pose naked with him and post it. Strange “
Those worried about her son’s pictures being put online, we get it, there are disturbing things out there, we understand wanting to be extra careful these days – even though it’s decisions that every parent needs to make for themselves. And should be allowed without shame. It’s like negotiating with terrorists – you have to decide if you’re going to let potential freaks ruin your good memories.
However, people say it’s weird that she’s naked with her baby?! Serious?! Wait until these guys figure out how kids of that age are fed…
Other IG users praised and defended the My Body author in the comments, including Queer’s Eye‘S New France who said “love this so much.” Meanwhile, the models Elsa Hosk and Irina Shayk simply comment with some heart emojis. See more answers (below):
“There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with these pictures of a mother and her son bathing together. Leave them alone”
“Beautiful moments are captured. The human body is powerful. I see some people sexualizing Emily – and those people are sick in their heads. This is her as a nurturing mother, playing with her child. There is nothing sexual here. Those who think otherwise, should go to therapy”.
“Can you guys stop hating this is a beautiful mother-daughter relationship”
What do you think about this, longtime readers? OFF with your thoughts in the comments section below.
[Image via Emily Ratajkowski/Instagram]