RHOC’s Heather Dubrow Denies Using Son Ace to Stay ‘Relevant’

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Mama bear activated. Heather Dubrow is shutting down critics who declare she’s utilizing her son Ace’s transition for her personal private acquire.

“I noticed [people commenting that] speaking about my son was [a way] to stay related or to create a narrative line on a present,” the Actual Housewives of Orange County star, 54, mentioned on the Thursday, March 9, episode of her “Let’s Speak With Heather Dubrow” podcast. “Neither of these items are true. They’re the farthest factor from the reality.”

The Bravo persona introduced on Saturday, March 4, that Ace, 12, got here out as transgender with a touching tribute for her little one.

“It’s Worldwide sons day! We love you, our youngest son, Ace ❤️,” she gushed through Instagram. “Our job as dad and mom is to offer our children a protected and supportive atmosphere to allow them to develop up as wholesome, completely happy, assured, impartial people. Since Ace is a 12 12 months outdated little one, with an extended life forward of him – we are going to let him inform his personal story sometime if he chooses to take action. All we will say is Ace, we love you a lot and we’re proud to be your dad and mom. Your brother and sisters love and help you too ❤️.”

Terry Dubrow, Heather’s husband and Ace’s father, confirmed his help by commenting on his spouse’s put up, “Thanks all for spreading the love.”

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Star Heather Dubrow Claps Back at Criticism She Used Son Ace's Transition to Stay 'Relevant' - 527
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Throughout her podcast, Heather acquired candid about why she determined to talk out about her youngest little one’s gender id.

“It’s actually all about defending my youngsters … bodily and emotionally,” she confessed. “It turned obvious we would have liked to say one thing. What our purpose was is to acknowledge who our unimaginable son is and present how a lot we love and help our little one.”

Along with Ace, the couple — who wed in 1999 — share twins Nick and Max, 19, and daughter Kat, 16. Max and Kat are additionally members of the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood. Max, for his half, got here out as bisexual in June 2020 whereas Kat revealed in February 2022 that she identifies as a lesbian. Heather proudly supported each of them after they shared the information.

“It’s actually vital that we offer an atmosphere of unconditional love and acceptance for our kids and allow them to know that people are available in all totally different colours, genders, sexualities,” the truth star wrote through Instagram shortly after Kat got here out. “As soon as we begin appreciating this and practising inclusion, love and acceptance, the higher off we are going to all be.”