Actress Olivia Wilde 'shocked' over breastfeeding backlash




Actress Olivia Wilde will not be offering up an apology after a picture of her breastfeeding her son appeared in magazine, instead turning the tables on her critics.

Olivia Wilde.

Source: Bang Showbiz

Last September the film star appeared in Glamour magazine breastfeeding her son Otis.

Wilde said she hadn't expected backlash online over the image, including from a Los Angeles Times blogger who chastised the Meadowland actor for making "motherhood look effortless and easy".

Wilde told Huff Post Parents that shooting a cover shoot for a magazine is work for her "and during that day my son had to eat, and so I had to feed him".

"I surely failed to be expecting persons to be upset at the obscenity of public breastfeeding.

"I was shocked that there have been even now persons who discover it inappropriate since they believe it's a sexual thing. I imagine that says a tonne about them."

And she's not letting the controversy get in the way of the positive outcome the shoot has had on breastfeeding mothers like herself.

"The coolest detail to occur out of that [photograph] was all these girls who took shots of by themselves breastfeeding in public and tweeted them to me and to the earth.

"I considered that was genuinely great, and so I was delighted to just stimulate their wonderful movement."

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