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Megan Fox Defended Her Son Wearing Dresses For The First Time After Being Mom-Shamed On Instagram

"I send him to a really liberal school ... but he still has little boys going, 'Boys don't wear dresses,' or 'Boys don't wear pink.'"

Over the past couple of years, Megan Fox has been repeatedly mom-shamed over the appearance of her sons, Noah, 6, Bodhi, 5, and Journey, 3.

Back in 2017, Megan shared these adorable photos of her sons, in which Noah could be seen wearing a Frozen-themed dress.

It didn't take long before her Instagram comments were completely flooded with people slating her for allowing her son to wear a dress.

And when paparazzi photos emerged of Noah out and about in LA wearing the same dress, the comments were just as critical there.

Then, less than a year later, Megan was heavily criticised after sharing this photo of Noah and Bodhi on the beach.

This time, trolls came for the fact that her sons have long hair.

Up until now, Megan has ignored the comments. However, during a new TV appearance, she's opened up about supporting Noah's love for wearing dresses, and discussed how they're handling school bullies who mock him for it.

Speaking on The Talk, Megan revealed that Noah is very creative, loves fashion, and likes to dress himself.

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She said: "He designs. He draws outfits. He's very talented, but he's still 6. He's really into fashion. Sometimes, he'll dress himself and he likes to wear dresses sometimes."

"I send him to a really liberal, like, hippie school," she continued. "But even there, in California, he still has little boys going, 'Boys don't wear dresses,' or 'Boys don't wear pink.'"

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Megan went on to explain that as a result of the taunts from other kids, she's been teaching him the value of being confident "no matter what".

Her comments come after her husband, Brian Austin Green, defended Noah by pointing out that he's "not harming anyone by wearing a dress".

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Speaking to Hollywood Pipeline, he said: "I've heard from some people that they don't agree with him wearing dresses. To them I say, 'I don't care. He's 4, and if he wants to wear it, then he wears it.'"

He added: "I feel like, at 4, at 5, that's a time when he should be having fun. He's not harming anyone wearing a dress. So if he wants to wear a dress, good on him."

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You can watch Megan Fox's full interview here.

Ellie Woodward is Celebrity and Entertainment Editor for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

Contact Ellie Woodward at ellie.woodward@buzzfeed.com.

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