Kelly Clarkson Let Her Daughter Try Nutella And The Food Police Went Wild

by Megan Zander
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Image via Instagram/Kelly Clarkson

Moms who hate joy lose it after Kelly Clarkson posts a video of her daughter’s first taste of Nutella

Kelly Clarkson is awesome. She’s super successful, has zero time for people’s opinions on her body, and genuinely loves her role as a mom. We could totally see being BFFs with her, drinking wine, and comparing cute pics of our kids.

Which is why we loved the video Clarkson posted on Instagram this past Sunday of her two-year-old daughter, River Rose, trying Nutella for the first time. After all, adorable toddler plus delicious chocolate spread equals pure joy right? Wrong, apparently. The mommy shamers who have a second job as members of the food police saw the photo as the perfect opportunity to tell Clarkson all the ways she was ruining her child.

”River’s first Nutella experience,” she writes. “It should have been via crepe but toast was easier.”

Cute kid wearing a stylish faux pearl bib doing a happy dance as she experiences her first bite of hazel-nutty bliss. It’s adorable, it’s fun, it’s all of us when we taste Nutella. Unless you happen to be a mom who lives to tell other moms all the ways they’re failing as a parent.

Here’s a few of the obnoxious comments, with us stepping up to reply on Clarkson’s behalf because when you have a closet full of Grammy Awards you have better things to do than defend your parenting choices to complete strangers.

There’s a lot of sugar in that.

No shit. She’s giving her daughter a treat, hence the video in the first place. She’s not feeding her Nutella around the clock (although that sounds divine).

Yep. Start them out with cancer at an early age.

Endless eye rolls. Several people decided that if Clarkson couldn’t be shamed, they’d try to scare her instead. It’s easy to try and sound like you know what you’re talking about because you read a headline on Facebook, but these arm chair scientists are completely wrong. A while back there was a study that suggested a chemical compound found in palm oil could be considered carcinogenic at some levels of exposure. But the risky compound only forms in palm oil when it’s processed at temperatures higher than 200 degrees Celsius. The company that makes Nutella knows this, which is why they purposely never heat the palm oil to that temperature or beyond (Fun fact- Oreos may be vegan, but they’ve got palm oil too).

Make your own @kellyclarkson Nutella is PACKED with sugars don’t make your kids blow up too.

Oh, hell no someone did not just go there what is wrong with some people HOLD MY PURSE.

You do you, Ms. Clarkson. Go on enjoying your little girl and her precious Nutella dance because it’s no one’s business what you decide to feed your child. And for anyone who seriously thinks Nutella or just junk food in general should never pass a child’s lips, we hope you’re comfortable up there on your high horse. And don’t worry about us trying to change your minds. More Nutella for us.

H/T Huffington Post

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