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post #21 of 32
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Originally Posted by mama2toddles
Thanks for those addresses, never. Now I just need one for this Remini chick. :
np. I just googled Brooke Shields fanmail.

I don't even know who Leah Remini is...lol
post #22 of 32
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Originally Posted by never
np. I just googled Brooke Shields fanmail.

I don't even know who Leah Remini is...lol
Me neither! All I ever watch anymore are reruns of the X-Files (thanks TiVO! ), L&O SVU and Queer Eye. No need for anything else really.
post #23 of 32
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I don't even know who Leah Remini is
I only know who she is because she was on saved by the bell for the stint when they all worked at a beach resort.

She's such a...well, insert an explative here heh.

Howard Stern ripped her apart for not breastfeeding on the air.

As for Brooke Shields, from what I've heard when she was in the midst of her PPD she took a meeting with Bright Beginnings and in the middle burst into tears and they basically said "Hey here, supplement with formula, have a break, it'll all get better". So I think she kept nursing but with supplement.
post #24 of 32
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Brook Shields hawks formula.
:Puke That makes me sick....WHY oh WHY can't some celeb HAWK breastfeeding?!?! (And on that same note - does anyone know a legitimnate way to contact celeb agents??)
post #25 of 32
There is a thread out there about Brooke S and BF . . .I'm not gonna judge her.

What gets me about this whole Leah Remini thing is that people use her (or any celeb) as a ROLE MODEL. It's not so much that I disagree with her (and I do), it's that WHO CARES what she says? Why is it that our society gives people who are actors or otherwise famous/wealthy so much power?
post #26 of 32
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Originally Posted by Fi.

As for Brooke Shields, from what I've heard when she was in the midst of her PPD she took a meeting with Bright Beginnings and in the middle burst into tears and they basically said "Hey here, supplement with formula, have a break, it'll all get better". So I think she kept nursing but with supplement.
She talks about this in her book. I would recommend before everyone judges her about the formula, they read about it in her words. And even then, I wouldn't judge her decision.
post #27 of 32
It's not her decision to USE formula that I judge... it's her decision to SELL it as the best thing for her (and your) baby! You know... messy stuff like the WHO code and all... her personal business is just that- her business... but when she goes and makes it her business to sell out mothers and babies by undermining breastfeeding and to partner up with a company who is blatantly violating the WHO code left and right... well- I'm going to judge that as either evil or totally ignorant behavior.

If she needed meds that were contraindicated with BF... take them... but DON'T sell formula...

If she needed to hide under the bed and have the nanny take the baby to the park for a week... well hide under the bed... I won't judge... but don't sell formula!!!....

see... it's not about her condition or why she made the feeding decisions that she did... it's the question of why she made the unethical marketing decisions she did (and I could see that maybe PPD or meds etc... could have clouded her judgement there too...) so I would forgive the mistake if she corrected it as soon as she discovered that she had been had... but she is still putting her pretty face next to their label.

How on earth can that be justified or rationalized?

Love Sarah
post #28 of 32
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Originally Posted by Sarah
How on earth can that be justified or rationalized?
There are those women out there who can't (adoption, medical reasons, etc) breastfeed or who do need to supplement for some reason or another-maybe even for PPD. Maybe she feels that Bright Beginnings is the best, safest, most healthy formula out there so she's doing women a favor by turning them away from the more high-profile brands.

Just throwing out a justification/rationalization.
post #29 of 32
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Originally Posted by Niamh
There are those women out there who can't (adoption, medical reasons, etc) breastfeed or who do need to supplement for some reason or another-maybe even for PPD. Maybe she feels that Bright Beginnings is the best, safest, most healthy formula out there so she's doing women a favor by turning them away from the more high-profile brands.

Just throwing out a justification/rationalization.
Great point.
post #30 of 32
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Originally Posted by mgirl
Did anyone see her on "Ellen"? She was going on and on about not wanting to take her daughter to the park, out to the store, out shopping, etc. because of something like 'why should I? germs, sharing toys, people touching her . . . ' saying something about how she'd rather keep her (15 MONTH OLD) child in the confines of home where it's "safe" instead.

HELLO? Her daughter is being deprived. Clearly she is not right in the head!
that made me soooo mad when she said that, i thought it was really stupid, i didn't like her personality one bit!!!
post #31 of 32
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Originally Posted by Niamh
There are those women out there who can't (adoption, medical reasons, etc) breastfeed or who do need to supplement for some reason or another-maybe even for PPD. Maybe she feels that Bright Beginnings is the best, safest, most healthy formula out there so she's doing women a favor by turning them away from the more high-profile brands.

Just throwing out a justification/rationalization.
Thanks, you said what I was thinking. It's like the whole tagline, breast is best, but if you have to ff....
post #32 of 32

leah remini as a role model what a joke

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Originally Posted by Mizelenius
There is a thread out there about Brooke S and BF . . .I'm not gonna judge her.

What gets me about this whole Leah Remini thing is that people use her (or any celeb) as a ROLE MODEL. It's not so much that I disagree with her (and I do), it's that WHO CARES what she says? Why is it that our society gives people who are actors or otherwise famous/wealthy so much power?
i read leahs bio online somewhere. she quit school at a very very young age. she doesnt even have an education. role model she is not. i dont know what she is thinking but she must be in a dream world. i dont agree with tom cruise either, but leah doesnt have the status he has. he will unfortunately be around forever. but leah thinks she can just skate by and nothing will happen to her. i think her days are numbered. not just for her comments against brooke sheilds, but her attitude in general. cbs needs to get rid of her. kevin james i bet is rethinking alot too, since he and his wife just had a baby. i know i wouldnt wanted want some scientology freak near my child. i hope his wife doesnt get ppd. but if she does. james please keep leah away.
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