Jessica Simpson Gets Mom-Shamed for Video of Son Ace Flipping in Pool After Breaking His Arm
Jessica Simpson‘s fans aren’t standing for negativity about her parenting techniques.
Days after revealing on social media that her son Ace Knute, 5 on Saturday, had broken his arm, the singer, actress and fashion designer shared a video of the little boy having a blast in the pool with dad Eric Johnson.
Commenters were quick to jump in with unsolicited criticism. One wrote, “I think any generation would not think it’s a good idea to flip a child around like that with a broken arm lol … that’s just common sense.”
“I would say that is not good. The pressure could hurt his break,” another offered, while a third commented, “As someone in healthcare, I’m gonna say that’s not a good idea.”
An overwhelming majority of commenters came to Simpson’s defense, with one stating, “You people criticizing this because he has a broken arm CLEARLY have no clue about how modern casting and orthopedic technology works.”
“LOL at all the parent police ?? I’m sure the doctor was made aware they have a pool & will be swimming considering the kid has a WATERPROOF CAST ALREADY ON,” wrote another. “If the doctor said it wasn’t a good idea, I’m sure they would do what’s best for THEIR son.”
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Others praised Simpson, 37, for letting her son have a good time despite his injury. “Don’t listen to the haters,” a third fan wrote. “Just because the kid has a broken arm doesn’t mean he should be sidelined from the rest of life!”
Although she didn’t get into the details of the accident, Simpson revealed “#ICriedMoreThanHeDid” after captioning the shot, “This kid is breaking more than hearts these days."