P!nk Says She Stopped Posting About Her Kids On Social Media After ‘Disgusting’ Comments

The singer has spoken out about being 'mom shamed' online.

P!nk says she won’t be posting about her children on social media any more after being repeatedly ‘mom-shamed’.

The singer has railed against comments about her parenting online before, but the final straw came late last month when she posted a picture of her two-year-old son, Jameson, without a nappy on.

She took down the photo and replaced it with a censored version, but called out the “f**king disgusting” comments she’d received about her son’s genitalia.

As any normal mother at the beach, I didn’t even notice he took off his swim diaper. I deleted it because you’re all fucking disgusting. And now I’m turning off my comments and shaking my head at the state of social media and keyboard warriors, and the negativity that you bring to other people’s lives.

“There’s something seriously wrong with a lot of you out there,” she continued.

Earlier this week, P!nk appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’ show, and revealed that she had decided not to post about her children anymore following the reaction to the photo.

“I didn’t look at the picture that way,” she told Ellen. “We live on a farm, kids are naked, it’s what happens. I’m naked sometimes. And then people went as far as saying someone should call child services because he didn’t have a diaper on, and some of the nastiest things.”

Getting emotional, she said that she was proud of her family and loved posting about them, but couldn’t face the scrutiny any longer.

I cried so hard after that because I like to share my family. It’s my proudest achievement in my whole life. I’m prouder of my kids than anything I’ve ever done. But I won’t share them anymore. I’m not posting pictures of them anymore.

“And I understand people saying: ‘You should have been more careful because you’re in the public eye,’ and they’re right, but there’s a nice way to say that. There’s a kind way to be online. And I’m open to kindness.”

There is increasing debate on how acceptable it is for parents to post about their children on social media – while some, like P!nk, just want to share their families, others say it violates the kids’ privacy. It’s a tough one, but it looks like the singer just found out the hard way.