Kendra Wilkinson: Of Course My 4-Year Old Daughter Can Pose in Playboy!
Kendra Wilkinson takes pride in being a hands-off mother.
Which is why the former Playmate says she’d have no problem at all with her daughter one day taking her clothes off for Playboy.
The mother of a seven-year old boy named Hank and a four-year old girl named Alijah, Kendra was asked by Entertainment Tonight whether she’d be okay with the latter posing on the cover of the men’s magazine that made her famous.
And here’s how Wilkinson replied:
“I won’t sit here and say that I would like that, but if she made a healthy decision and a healthy choice with a healthy mind to want to pose for Playboy….
“We are a free home, we are a free spirit.
“If that’s your way of wanting to express yourself and who you are, then go ahead and be exactly who you want to be.”
Wilkinson went on to explain that she’s always going to support her kids at all, no matter what they choose to do with their lives.
“I’m not a person to hold my kids back,” she told the outlet, elaborating as follows:
“If they need to get whatever they need out of it, then go. I’m here to love them and support them and guide them as best as I can, but I’m not going to put any limits to their lives.
“And if that’s the way they’re going to be happy and express who they are, then they can do whatever they want.
“I’m not here to stop their lives or interfere.”
Heck, Kendra doesn’t comprehend why parents EVER tell children what to do or how to act.
“Why are we putting rules on everyone? It doesn’t even make sense,” she says, wondering:
“For who? What are the rules for? For society? What the hell? To impress other people? Where do we live?”
Slow your roll there, K Dubs.
This is one of those quotes that sounds great in theory, but is utter nonsense in practice.
Why do we put rules on kids? Gee, we don’t know… for their health? Their safety? Their well-being?
Because sometimes young people don’t know what’s best for them and it’s up to a more educated and experienced person to arrive at some important life decisions?
We’d be more willing to take family advice from Kendra if she actually had a solid relationship with members of her own family.
But the entire new season of Kendra on Top will focus on Wilkinson’s effed up relationship with her mother.
And Kendra’s husband has admitted to getting a hand job from a transgender model back in the day.
So it’s possible that she may not be the best authority for managing relationships between spouses or parents or children.
This is not to say that someone who strips down for a magazine is automatically a bad person or doomed to fail in life or anything of that nature.
To some extent, we agree with Kendra that it’s helpful to give kids a long rope and to support their choices.
But there’s a middle ground between ensuring your kids are self-confident and self-assured… and just letting them run around all free and crazy and aimless.
We do also agree with Kendra when it comes to trolls and haters.
Many people out there judge her family a lot harsher than we just did above, and here’s what she told ET about those individuals:
“That’s their problem. Honestly, we’re doing just fine. We’re a happy family. We don’t care about that stuff.
“We’re doing what we’re doing. That gets into bullying and I’m not teaching my kids to give into bullying like that. If you stop what you’re doing because someone says something mean, then come on.
“Then you’re the one who loses. You’ve gotta rise up and you’ve gotta stay in the game.”