Kristen Bell slammed online after revealing her daughter drinks non-alcoholic beer

The move has since prompted a parenting debate online!

Parents are always copping backlash - and somehow it appears celebrities are not privvy to it, either.

Just as American actress and mum-of-two, Kristen Bell.

"I'm going to get a lot of flack for this. And let me start by saying I don't care," the 35-year-old prefaced a story which took place in her home with her kids.

Speaking on the Carla Hall inaugural episode of her Say Yes! podcast, the Good Place star explained, her daughters, Delta, 5, and Lincoln, 7, enjoy drinking a nonalcoholic beer.

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"My husband brought home a six-pack of O'Doul's last night. And my daughters often ask for O'Doul's," the Forgetting Sarah Marshall actress, who's married to Dax Shepard, admitted.

Kristen went on to say her kids are such fans of the nonalcoholic beverage, they've ordered the beers at restaurants in the past. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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As a result, the actress has since copped some backlash.

"I hope you realise that you're ruining your kid. She's gonna grow up with an alcohol problem," one concerned parent wrote on Twitter.

"Interesting. Not sure if I would give it to Littles," a second added.

A third couldn't believe the celebrity mum would allow her children to consume the drinks.

"Wait Am I reading this wrong, did Kristen Bell say she lets her 5 and 7 YO children drink NA beer?? 1st it tastes distrusting, & 2nd, it has a small amount of alcohol in it. As children of an addict, doesn’t she know that alcoholism is/can be inherited? She is playing w/ fire!!"

However, according to the star, it's a nostalgic drink for her little girls.

"The reason for this is because when we first had our child and my husband would put her in the Babybjörn and we'd walk around the neighborhood, he'd pop a nonalcoholic beer in his hand and the baby would paw at it and put the rim in her mouth," she recalled.

"It's a sentimental thing for my girls, right? It makes them feel close to their dad."

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Interestingly, their dad Dax is actually a recovering alcoholic of 16 years. In the past he has spoken openly about how becoming sober was one of the best decisions he's ever made.

In 2016, the actor took to Twitter to share an update with fans on his life with addiction.

"12 years ago today I came out of my last toxic, life threatening stupor. I now have a wife & babies & some self-esteem #gratitude #promises," he wrote.

 

 

Congratulations to Dax on his journey towards a healthy life. 

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