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David Beckham Slams Media for Criticizing His Parenting Skills

David Beckham Slams Media for Criticizing His Parenting Skills

David Beckham is speaking out to slam a media outlet for criticizing his parenting skills after his four-year-old daughter Harper was spotted using a pacifier while out with him.

An article on The Daily Mail stated that “experts warn David and Victoria Beckham‘s little girl may end up with ‘speech or dental issues’ if she continues to use one.”

“Why do people feel they have the right to criticize a parent about their own children without having any facts??” the 40-year-old soccer star wrote on his Instagram account.

“Everybody who has children knows that when they aren’t feeling well or have a fever you do what comforts them best and most of the time it’s a pacifier so those who criticize think twice about what you say about other people’s children because actually you have no right to criticize me as a parent,” David added.

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  • HoneyMoon

    LMAO reading the comments made by those who criticizing him when they don’t even have a child of their own, or knows what’s happening with his children. First of all, every child is different. Every parents brought up their kids in different ways. You CANNOT say his child having a pacifier at the age of 4 as wrong because every child is different. What would you say about kids who suck their thumbs till in their teens? You CANNOT say it’s wrong too as every person and child is different! He and his wife brought up 3 children before Harper, for God sake! All of them growing up happy, healthy, polite, down to earth and well mannered kids. The last thing you wanna do is criticizing the Beckhams of parenting.

  • Chav

    When I read the headlines, I was like “OMG, what did he do? Left a sharp knife with her? She was left alone on the streets? She did meth? Alcohol? WHAT???” I mean, you can expect everything with these guys, right? And then, the awful, awful truth …


  • person

    Clearly the Beckhams are good parents- their kids are politeand inspired and beautiful and the whole family seems very loving and bonded- Ialways admire them as a family. They know what they are doing.

  • Sanna Leena

    I work in a Kindergarten and we even have a five year old who still has a pacifier when she isn’t feeling well. Her teeth are fine and she speaks better that a lot of kids that are already in school.
    A child needs a pacifier as long as he/she needs it! All those “experts” have no idea what children need!

  • Silly People

    According to who, you? What makes you an expert? The guy has 4 kids, I’m sure he knows a thing or two about parenting.

  • Silly People

    That’s the sad world we live in now, where strangers feel they have the right to critique everything other people do and write nasty things about it on the internet. I think people who do this need to get a life of their own to worry about because clearly they have too much free time on their hands.
    He’s right, this is no one’s business but his.