*Tia Mowry-Hardrict has been the focus of online criticism lately after she promoted feminine stereotypes in little boys in an article on Momtastic blog titled “Why Stereotypes Shouldn’t Exist.” In the post, Mowry-Hardrict defended a friend who allowed her young son to wear nail polish to school.
Tia criticized the school for calling the mother to pick up her son after he was bullied over his nail polish. She wrote: “Not only that, the teacher told him to take it off. And it’s like, okay, would you have done the same thing if it was a young girl who had on pink nail polish?”
Mowry-Hardrict’s Instagram followers blasted the mother-of-one for defending feminine stereotypes in boys.
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SandraRose.com notes that one woman wrote, “It’s not a stereotype it’s the truth! Boys should not be wearing nail Polish period!” She added: “The real problem with the world today is that people like you are confusing our youth!”
Another follower chimed in: “I never understood why women try so hard to take masculinity from our sons, raise them to be whatever they want to be but not what God made them to be.”
Many of Tia’s followers agreed with the school’s decision to send the boy home, as the boy’s nail polish was a distraction to the learning environment.
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Meanwhile, Mowry-Hardrict and her husband Cory Hardrict want to add to their family, which also includes 5-year-old son Cree Taylor. But the actress and author said there’s one problem standing in her way.
“I do suffer from endometriosis,” Mowry-Hardrict, 37, told PEOPLE at the 2016 BET Awards. “So there’s a little bit of a challenge there, but I will say this: I am working on my diet.”
She explains that her plan is to follow “a diet I do when I want to just clean myself out and get rid of inflammation in my body.” She also cites her upcoming cookbook, “A Whole New You,” as something that will help her do just that. According to Tia, “Endometriosis basically grows from inflammation.”