Heather Dubrow is clapping again at claims that she shared her son Ace’s transition to “stay related.”
The “Real Housewives of Orange County” star turned “very emotional” defending her March 4 Instagram submit debuting the 12-year-old’s new title and transgender identification on her “Let’s Talk With Heather Dubrow” podcast Thursday.
“I noticed [people commenting that] speaking about my son was [a way] to stay related or to create a storyline on a present,” Dubrow, 54, instructed listeners.
“Neither of these items are true. They are the farthest factor from the reality,” she stated, noting that she would by no means “leverage” her youngsters for “content material.”
The Bravolebrity — who additionally shares twins Max and Nick, 18, and daughter Kat, 16, together with her husband, Terry Dubrow — went on to clarify why she spoke about her youngest youngster’s gender identification when she did.
“It’s actually all about defending my children … bodily and emotionally,” she stated.
“It turned obvious we wanted to say one thing. What our objective was is to acknowledge who our unbelievable son is and present how a lot we love and assist our youngster.”
Heather denied “hiding” her son, clarifying, “There are different individuals who need to inform your youngsters’s tales’ for them so … one thing needed to be stated by us earlier than another person made a press release.”
Later within the episode, the “That’s Life” alum teared up telling listeners that she is going to proceed to “shield” her children and “battle for his or her security and their rights and their freedom.”
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When Heather launched Ace by way of Instagram final week, Gretchen Rossi, Meghan King and extra “RHOC” solid members praised their co-star.
As for “Real Housewives of New York City” alum Bethenny Frankel, she posted cute footage of her daughter, Bryn, doing a TikTok dance with Heather’s “further completely satisfied” son.
Frankel, 52, additionally clapped again at trolls who referred to as Ace “too younger to resolve” to transition, writing, “It’s not you so that you don’t know.”
Heather left a remark of her personal, thanking the Skinnygirl founder for her “love and assist.”
Heather and Terry, 64, had been beforehand vocal of their assist of their daughters when Max and Kat got here out as bisexual and lesbian, respectively, lately.
The physician instructed Page Six in August 2020 that he’s “proud” of his youngsters for dwelling as their “actual” selves.
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