When you document your life on social media, you open yourself up to the comments and opinions of the entire world, and this can prove tough for celebrities – as Tamara Ecclestone and husband Jay Rutler learned this week.
The couple have hit back at criticism from Instagram followers who yesterday took issue with the fact that their daughter, two-year-old Sophia, appeared too tanned in their holiday photos.
The family are currently holidaying in the Bahamas and have been happily sharing snaps from their stunning beach-side break.
However, a close-up shot of a bronzed Sophia caused quite the stir in the comment section of Tamara’s Instagram post.
While some suggested that the two-year-old looked ‘sunburnt’, one person commented: “Should a baby really be tanned, though?”
Clearly irritated by the comments, dad Jay was the first to directly respond to his wife’s followers, writing: “In other news, it’s called a filter. Thanks for your ‘concern’ though.”
For all you busy bodies commenting on Sophia's tan she is not burnt in the slightest has been wearing factor 70 and kept out of the mid day sun. she is a lucky girl that tans quickly none the less I am fully aware of the dangers of the sun and she has never burnt. What can I say @jayrutland is partial to a filter calm your boners people
Keen to settle the issue, meanwhile, mum Tamara added: “For all you busy-bodies commenting on Sophia’s tan, she is not burnt in the slightest. [She] has been wearing factor 70 and kept out of the midday sun. She is a lucky girl that tans quickly. Nonetheless, I am fully aware of the dangers of the sun, and she has never burnt. What can I say, Jay is partial to a filter.”
What do you think of Jay and Tamara’s responses?