“It’s easy, it’s more convenient, it’s more nutritious, it’s better, it’s free.”
Yes, ladies, you should breastfeed your baby because according to Jamie Oliver it’s easy.
The celebrity chef, who is expecting his fifth child, made these comments last week on a British radio show. It’s good Jamie thinks breastfeeding is easy, considering he’s NEVER done it before.
Now don’t get me wrong, I love Jamie, but I think he should probably avoid telling women what to do with their bodies.
Now of course Adele, brilliant woman that she is, had the most perfect response to Jamie. A fan asked her about “breastfeeding mummies” during a concert in London. Here is her response:
“It’s f*cking ridiculous, and all those people who put pressure on us, you can go f*ck yourselves, alright,” the singer and mom of one says. “Because it’s hard. Some of us can’t do it. I managed about nine weeks with my boobs (I mean I trip over them—I’ve got a very good push-up bra). Some of my mates got post-natal depression from the way those midwives were talking. Idiots.”
Go Adele. Yes, breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, but it’s also incredibly hard and no woman should feel guilty for not doing it. EVER!
“Breastfeed if you can but don’t worry, [formula milk’s] just as good,” Adele went on to say. “All I wanted to do was breastfeed and then I couldn’t and then I felt like, ‘if I was in the jungle now back in the day, my kid would be dead because my milk’s gone.'”
Oh gosh, how I love you Adele.
Now, since making his comments, Jamie has apologized.
“As a father—and father-to-be—I would never wish to offend women or mums as I know how incredible they are and I would get a kicking when I got home!”
Glad Jamie realizes how insensitive his comments are!
Watch Adele’s amazing response below: