While many celebrities have decided to share photos with their children in honor of Mother’s Day in the United States today, a star is congratulated for stopping the trend.
Girls the star and mom of two, Jemima Kirke, publicly thanked her children’s nanny for her hard work and made a candid confession to which many parents can surely relate.
It “does not support” playing time.
“And happy mother’s day at @ sweetsbystacy82 I can’t bear to play with the kids, so you saved me and me a lot of trouble,” Kirke shared in a series of photos and videos of her daughter. 9-year-old Rafella Israel Mosberg and her 7-year-old son Memphis Kirke Mosberg play with her nanny, Stacy.
“Thank you for making me a better mother and for being nothing less than another mom for my children,” she added.
Another photo released yesterday shows Kirke, exhausted and covered in blood, at the birth of one of her children in 2010:
Kirke shares Rafella and Memphis with her ex-husband, lawyer Michael Mosberg.
The actress and artist is now dating Australian musician Alex Cameron.
On Twitter, fans admired the star’s honesty, adding that it was refreshing to see a renowned mother recognize their caregiver.
“I ask him for honesty. Me too, I hate playing and unfortunately for my children, they can say it! “Said one of them.
Another agreed: “I don’t like playing with my children! I like to talk with my children, read with my children, eat with my children, take a nap with my children. Unfortunately, I don’t have a nanny to do this for me ha ha. “
But not everyone was a fan of his franchise.
“She can’t stand playing with her kids, what to say today!” Posted a subscriber.
Another wrote, “It makes me feel so icky. I cannot imagine refusing to participate in something so important to my child. I hope it’s not completely serious. “
“Yeesh, it’s going to be difficult for a child to read one day,” said another.
Others quickly pointed out other Hollywood women who had honored their nannies in the past, including Busy Phillips, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Kelly Clarkson.
“Poehler and Fey had their nannies in an SNL skit once. But verrrrry rare, “said one of them.
Kirke, 34, separated from her seven-year-old husband in 2017, blame her acting career for the breakdown of her marriage.
Kirke said ES Magazine that she started to analyze things differently after her high school friend Lena Dunham interpreted her as Jessa Johansson in Girls.
“I divorced and I attribute this to comedy. And I just wonder, “Is it really me?” A large part of my life has been spent reacting, following the flow rather than making a solid choice, ”she said.
“When you act, you always wonder why you do things, why you make the choices you make. Everything means something. And then you start looking at your own life that way. I learned a lot about myself and I started to understand what I really wanted, ”she said.