Victoria Beckham was so excited to celebrate her daughter Harper’s fifth birthday this year. But when she took to Instagram to share a happy message for her little girl’s big day, the fashion designer and former Spice Girl, found herself in the middle of an unexpected controversy.
And it all had to do with the photo she chose to share of herself and her daughter.
Many Instagram users took issue with Victoria kissing her daughter on the lips.
One wrote, “My mom gives me kisses but on my forehead which I find much more valuable, but it’s my right to find this disgusting.”
Another wrote, “It’s definitely the head tilt. Makes it look like a romantic movie kiss.”
However, other users defended the mommy-daughter duo.
One wrote, “Beautiful picture, do not understand some people’s point of views. The picture shows a mother’s and daughter’s love for each other.”
What do you think? Should parents kiss their children on the lips?
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