Celebrity and entertainer Bette Midler was obliterated on social media after offering an astoundingly ignorant solution to the baby formula crisis.
Families across the nation are panicked over a shortage of baby formula that has mothers driving large distances in hopes of finding dwindling supplies of formula.
Rather than offer sympathy to moms who are struggling to feed their babies, Midler responded with a “solution” in all-caps that infuriated many.
“TRY BREASTFEEEDING! It’s free and available on demand,” she responded simply.
TRY BREASTFEEEDING! Itu2019s free and available on demand.https://twitter.com/sruhle/status/1524926985457246213u00a0u2026
— bettemidler (@bettemidler) 1652410820
Many on social media excoriated Midler’s tweet but some simply offered their heartbreaking stories undermining her point.
“I love you Bette, but this is not okay. I fought to breastfeed my son, he kept losing weight, despite my best efforts, including lactation experts.
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