The web is awash with eye-popping videos - a hamster eating popcorn while lying on a piano keyboard; a newly married couple performing the finale to Dirty Dancing - and I must admit that when I saw a clip headlined "Salma Hayek breastfeeds African baby", I imagined this fell squarely into the "web curio" category. Over the past few years, there have been various intimations that wet-nursing or cross-nursing - women feeding other people's babies - is becoming more acceptable, but the celebrity contribution to this debate has been controversial, to say the least. Infor instance, a Los Angeles-based employment agency claimed that a number of Hollywood celebrities with breast implants had requested lactating nannies.
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While being filmed by a "Nightline" camera crew on a recent humanitarian mission in Sierra Leone, actress Salma Hayek came across the starving baby of a woman unable to breast-feed. What is an international sex symbol to do in such a situation? Why, pop out a breast on camera and nurse that babydamn it.
Most Liked Posts. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next. What's the deal with breastfeeding somebody else's child. I was a little freaked out by this, I have to admit.
This baby was hungry and I was still nursing [my daughter] Valentina, so I fed the child. What was shocking were the hate letters I received. What offended some in particular was that I breastfed a black child.
The typical Hollywood superstar may be surrounded by fawning flunkeys who do absolutely everything for them. Touring a hospital in war-torn Sierra Leone, the year-old actress came across a mother who was unable to provide milk for her malnourished one-week-old son. Feeding time: Salma Hayek breastfeeds a stranger's baby after he starts to get hungry.
The Hollywood star, in the war-torn region to highlight the work of Unicef, acted instinctively when told that the baby boy was hungry and his own mother had stopped producing milk. The actress and Ugly Betty producer is still breast-feeding her own month-old daughter, Valentina. Speaking to the ABC show Nightline, she said: "I thought about it - am I being disloyal to my child by giving her milk away?
Angelina Jolie's got nothing on Salma Hayek. Hayek, current 30 Rock guest star and voluptuous UNICEF ambassador, is creating all sorts of buzz with a video showing her breast-feeding another woman's baby during a humanitarian mission to Sierra Leone to raise awareness about maternal neonatal tetanus. The child's mother was also malnourished and was unable to feed her baby.
The world has burst into a babblefest of gossip about how bizarre this is. There has been an outpouring of shock and disdain, complete with accusations of perversity and child sexual abuse. Salma Hayek is still breastfeeding her 13 month old daughter Valentina-Paloma, for three reasons:.
It's not that the Oscar winner is shying away from the spotlight, you see, she's just been enjoying motherhood. It's hard when the day comes when you have to stop. And speaking of childhood, the actress opened up about her own in the January isssue. There was always music, and everybody was dancing, sometimes naked around the house.