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Charlize Theron shamed for letting son dress as Elsa from Frozen

Many on social media slammed the mother for letting her son dress up as a female character.
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Charlize Theron has come under fire for her son’s choice of fancy dress costume.

Last week, the actress’s 4-year-old son Jackson, who she adopted from South Africa in 2012, was spotted out with his famous mum dressed as his favourite princess, Elsa from Frozen.

According to Refinery 29, he was “wearing a dress and a hat with a long Elsa braid.”

But while, let’s face it, most kids love nothing more than dressing Elsa, people on the internet had a lot to say about the situation:

https://twitter.com/_Uncensorable/status/768897353310953472
https://twitter.com/SmartChicksRule/status/767969512012513280

A lot of the tweets put emphasis on the fact that Jackson is black. As does this article from Media Takeout, which also seems to claim Charlize is raising him as “a transgender”.

But some people celebrated Charlize’s decision to let Jackson dress and act exactly how he wants. One wrote sarcastically: “How dare Charlize Theron let her son dress how he wants to dress! how dare she not enforce gender roles that cause ppl to hate themselves!”

Another tweeted: “Charlize Theron’s son wanted to dress up as Elsa. Great parenting. Your kid can do what they like, its not gonna “make them gay.”

https://twitter.com/stvnandrw/status/768861414639472640
https://twitter.com/JamesGreeney/status/768768009573892097

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