Meghan King Explains Why She’s Not Sharing Photos of Her Kids


Meghan King.
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Her 2023 decision. Meghan King revealed she’s going to now not present her kids’s faces on social media after their pictures have been allegedly used in opposition to her as an “intimidation tactic.”

“For 2023: I’m staying targeted. No extra exhibiting my children’ faces. No extra filters, ever,” King, 38, wrote by way of Instagram on Wednesday, January 4. “Boundaries, grassroots efforts, femininity, deleting and blocking assholes who troll my web page: my guarantees to myself and to you this yr.”

The submit — which featured her daughter Aspen, 6, and twin sons Hart and Hayes, 4, whom she shares with ex-husband Jim Edmonds — had emojis or objects positioned over every of their faces to obscure them from the pictures. (King and the retired athlete, 52, have been married for 5 years earlier than calling it quits in 2019.)

The previous Actual Housewives of Orange County star then directed her followers to her weblog, the place she additional defined why she would now not be sharing photos of her little ones on the web.

“My kids’s photos have been used in opposition to me as an intimidation tactic just lately,” she wrote in a submit titled “Burn Child Burn,” which was printed on Wednesday. “The considered utilizing the pictures of my harmless kids to aim [to] damage their mom is … I don’t know if there’s a phrase to explain the depth of the disgust that incites inside me. However I’m fortunate right here, I’ve full authorized management over using their photos and I’m placing an finish to that.”

The “Intimate Information” podcast host added that her children are additionally “people” who as soon as “felt like an appendage of mine” however “now they really feel distinctive and I like watching them unfold their wings.” King described one among her kids as somebody who “loves the limelight,” whereas revealing that one other “hates it.” The third, nevertheless, “doesn’t know what to suppose,” however all three are too younger to “perceive what notoriety means.”

She added: “I’m going to insulate them from it till they’re sufficiently old to be slowly ushered again in in the event that they so select. Poof. Bye bye Aspen, Hayes, and Hart’s faces from the general public eye from this present day ahead.”

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Meghan King.
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King additionally referred to 2023 because the “yr of me,” noting that she is feeling extra “current” and has “eradicated all antidepressants and hormonal dietary supplements” from her life.

“I’m implementing boundaries and angering individuals as a result of I’m standing up for myself in new ways in which weren’t anticipated earlier than. I’m current,” she wrote. “I’ll discover my sexuality if I need to, and I’ll honor plutonic [sic] and non-traditional relationships in methods Western society has performed the disservice of constructing us consider are unimportant. I’m current.”

The truth star’s declarations come a couple of yr after her cut up from Cuffe Biden Owens. The twosome tied the knot in October 2021 however known as it quits simply two months later. King revealed in July 2022 that the pair’s whirlwind marriage was formally annulled.

Whereas the connection ended shortly, King completely shared with Us Weekly in September 2022 that the expertise helped her learn to strategy romance sooner or later.

“That taught me an enormous lesson that I would like to determine find out how to be good inside myself and my kids, our personal little household unit,” she informed Us. “It’s arduous, however I can’t put them by means of that or myself by means of that once more, and I gained’t do it.”