Alicia Keys seems to have divided the public with her recent comments.
The "New York" hitmaker has been both slammed and praised this week for her alternative parenting.
Alicia Keys is a mom to two children, Egypt and Genesis.
Controversy erupted this week when thirty-eight-year-old Keys made comments about getting her son's nails painted.
Here's what happened...
Alicia Keys is afraid to speak her mind.
via: Getty ImagesThe hitmaker has had a successful music career and has a wide-reaching fan base.
Alicia isn't afraid to be political.The comments made this week are not the first time Keys had made her political and social views known.
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have a strong relationship.
Family is everything.
Swizz takes real joy in watching his kids grow up.
Parenting is a journey...
Ever since Alicia spoke out there's been trouble.
What are you chattin' Alicia?
Ain’t no damn feminine energy in ME...fuck what Alicia Keys talking bout...telling her 4 year old son we all have m… https://t.co/29Hsk1VXEZ— KaBash Inah (@KaBash Inah)1573484835.0
"It's not okay!!"
Now Alicia Keys feel like its ok to take her 4Yr old son to get his nails polished rainbow colors!! I’m Sick Of Y’all People🤦🏽♀️— 🦋𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐎𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐁𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐞 (@🦋𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐎𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐁𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐞)1573359619.0
Alicia Keys does what she wants.This is not a lady that is afraid to speak her mind and live life her way.
Some people really were ready for a fight.
via: InstagramAlicia Keys' Instagram is now awash with haters slamming the singer for what she said and accusing both her a Swizz Beatz of being bad parents.
Alicia's ready for the fight.Obviously the singer wouldn't have publicly made the comments if she wasn't ready to stand by them. Alicia Keys is probably glad she's opened up a conversation about gender politics, even if some of the responses have been pretty harsh.
There are people on Alicia's side...
I would kiss Alicia Keys so hard with her consent.— eco sister (@eco sister)1573518860.0
The backlash was a surprise to some.
Instagram worried about some likes they need to do something about that comment section. I just read the comments o… https://t.co/nW73lAvOUC— Pastor Holy Whore (@Pastor Holy Whore)1573396409.0
Alicia's parenting technique is concerned with choice.
Apparently people think it's wrong for Alicia Keys to allow her 4 year old son's nails to be painted. I believe kid… https://t.co/NfWftzyoOz— Kenidra4Humanity ~ KHHL ~ (@Kenidra4Humanity ~ KHHL ~)1573617601.0
Alicia received praise for speaking out.
via: InstagramIt appeared that despite the haters, some parents agreed with Keys and are glad she spoke out.