Don’t mess with mama! Halle Berry fired back at an Instagram troll who criticized the Oscar-winning actress for cropping her kids’ faces out of a photo.
Berry, 50, shared a pic of her children — daughter Nahla, 8, who she shares with ex Gabriel Aubry, and son Maceo, 3, who she welcomed in 2013 with estranged husband Olivier Martinez — on Thursday, October 6, but purposely left half their faces out of the Instagram shot to maintain their privacy.
When a critic called out the Kidnap star for hiding her young’uns’ faces, she decided to reply with a lengthy — and heated! — message.
"I've noticed you have said this several times now so let me be clear– I'm not at all ashamed of my children,” Berry wrote. “I try to find creative ways to incorporate them into my feed because they are the biggest part of my life, but I also work very hard to keep their identities as private as I can considering they are only children.”
She continued: "It's my belief, and I'm not criticizing others who have different beliefs, that it's my job as their mother to protect their privacy as best I can. When they grow and they're of age and they want share their images on the internet, that will be for them to decide, not me. Feel me? Have a beautiful day."
The Catwoman actress’ note inspired many of her supporters to chime in. After the original troll was hit with a slew of equally vehement comments, the self-proclaimed fan responded to Berry.
"@halleberry doesn't think badly of me or she would've blocked me and I wasn't being negative in the comments, just stating my opinion and she stated hers which I respect and have always respected," the follower wrote. "I stand on my position I want to see more of Halle Berry I love her more than any of you out there otherwise you wouldn't be satisfied with not seeing a lot of her."
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