‘Bringing Up Bates’ Katie Bates Shuts Down Parent-Shamers

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Bringing Up Bates star Katie Bates Clark is shutting down the parent-shamers. Some of her social media followers went after her after she revealed a big decision she made regarding her three-month-old daughter, Hailey. What did Katie do, and how did she respond to the haters? Keep reading for all of the details.

Katie Bates publicly shares a recent parenting decision.

On social media, Katie has shared a few recent photos of her baby girl, Hailey, revealing that she got her ears pierced. Hailey is just three months old, but Katie and her husband, Travis Clark, decided to pierce her ears as a baby. It looks like she has received negative comments from fans in response. Some are saying that Hailey can’t consent to having her ears pierced at just three months old. Others think it’s not worth the pain.

It looks like Katie and Travis are over the criticism. So, the new parents are shutting down the haters in a new statement.

Katie Bates YouTube - Bringing Up Bates
Katie Bates YouTube – Bringing Up Bates

The Bringing Up Bates star shuts down the parent-shamers.

Due to the backlash, Katie decided to shut down the parent-shamers once and for all. She shared a lengthy statement on her Instagram Stories on Thursday evening. She also shared the same statement in a comment on her YouTube video about Hailey getting her ears pierced.

In the comment, Katie explained that she had issues with her ear piercings at the age of 20. She had infections and all kinds of problems. She wanted to help her own daughter avoid this, which is why she wanted to get them pierced when she was still young. This way, Katie and Travis can care for her piercings as they heal.

Part of her statement reads:

You can read the full post below.

Katie Bates Instagram - Bringing Up Bates
Katie Bates Instagram – Bringing Up Bates

Below, you can watch Katie Bates’ video of Hailey’s big milestone.

So, what do you think of Katie Bates and Travis Clark‘s decision? What are your thoughts about Katie’s response to the haters? Tell us what you think in the comments section below. And come back to TV Shows Ace for the latest Bringing Up Bates news.