When celebs stand up for their kids
It seems celebs can be protective and concerned for their children’s safety just like normal parents.
I often look at celebs and wonder how they cope as parents. Between interviews, photo shoots and filming movies, where do their kids fall into their schedule? I had a mental image of little celebutots being dropped off at school by body guards and then being fed dinner by the nanny.

It seems, however, that in some cases I could be wrong.

Recently paparazzi took on the wrong celeb parents when they decided to park outside little Harlow Richie-Madden’s school.  Joel Madden, Good Charlotte frontman, warned the photographers saying, "You guys better hope you’re alright sitting outside of a school, [because] I’m gonna have all your tags run and everything."

He and wife, Nicole Richie, aren’t taking any prisoners on this and Nicole even had a go at the paparazzi on her blog saying, "You are stalking the children. Now how do you feel? I PROMISE YOU that I am going to do a background check on each and every person that I see there. For the safety of my children and others."

Nicole and Joel aren’t the only protective parents though. Earlier this year Travis Barker, drummer for Blink182, took on a couple of photographers who wouldn’t leave him alone while he was out with his kids. And honestly, what else is a father going to do when his children are being harassed?

I commend celeb parents who choose to take a stand against paparazzi (or anyone else) who poses a threat to their kids! Just because you’re famous doesn’t mean your children’s safety has to be compromised does it?

What do you think? Should celeb parents stand up for their children or just accept that the paparazzi are part of their lives?

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