Celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, has banned his 14-year-old daughter from posting selfies, and compares the trend to pornography.
The 42 year old father of five has criticised parents who let their children post provocative photographs on the internet, shares Daily Mail.
He told podcast The Lifestyle News Hound: ‘We’re the first generation of parents to deal with this [social media].
‘I’m going to generalise massively here, but from my observation so far, at 13 to 14 the kind of pictures girls are putting up, from what I have seen, are split 50/50 – a normal young girl and then this weird hybrid of, dare I say it, quite porno, luscious, pouty lips, pushing boobs out.
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‘I’m like, ‘My god!’ I don’t even want to look at some of the things my daughter shows me. I’m like, ‘Really? Aren’t their parents all over that like a rash?’
‘We banned Daisy from doing selfies. It’s almost the sugar of social media – it’s a quick way to get some sort of pat on the back or love.’
The couple have three daughters – Poppy Honey, 15, Daisy Boo, 14, and Petal Blossom, eight – as well as sons Buddy Bear, seven, and 15-month-old River Rocket.
I think this is a VERY wise decision. More parents need to be aware of what their children are sharing and how much it can truly affect their future.
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