Hilaria Baldwin has taken to Instagram to deal with bizarre claims from trolls that her baby isn’t hers because their skin tones are different.
The yoga instructor and influencer, 37, shares six children with husband Alec Baldwin, 63, including youngest daughter Maria Lucia, who was born earlier this year via surrogate, She hit back at trolls who had messaged her asking whether the baby was hers as its skin tone was lighter than Hilaria’s own. Hilaria wrote alongside a photograph of her cradling her youngest child: ‘I know… I do know, sleuths….my skin is darker and my kids’ is lighter. Yes, they’re mine. Trying to stay up with these ideas…I need to say: you’ve got quite a little bit of time on your hands.’
As well as Maria Lucia, Hilaria and Alec also share daughter Carmen and sons Rafael, Leonardo, Romeo, and Eduardo, while Alec also shared older daughter Ireland, 25, with ex-wife Kim Basinger. The couple also previously opened about losing a baby four months into pregnancy in 2019 after already having miscarried another child earlier within the year.
Just last month, the couple took all six of their children to the premiere of The Boss Baby: closed corporation, with all eight of them donning matching black suits and ties. Hilaria had also been involved in controversy earlier within the year after a viral Twitter thread about her ‘decade long grift where she impersonates a Spanish person’ stated that Hilaria’s first name was Hillary, that she has switched between American and Spanish accents throughout her career. She is additionally claimed to possess had a talent agency bio that said she was born in Mallorca, Spain – when actually, she was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
Hilaria recently spoke out on her belief that culture is often fluid, admitting it is often ‘hard to belong’, adding that folks get to ‘curate our individual expressions of our cultures, languages, who we love, what we believe, how we dress, present ourselves.