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See why Kate Winslet does not allow her kids to use the social media

Iyene Etim

Titanic actress, Kate Winslet has got a full house these days. She’s the proud mother of 15-year-old Mia (with ex-husband Jim Threapleton) and two sons Joe, 11 (with ex-husband Sam Mendes) and Bear, 22 months (with husband Ned Rocknroll) and she has revealed she is a a big fan of letting kids play the old-fashioned way — outside with nature and fresh air Sunday Times reports.

She said about the social media, “It has a huge impact on young women’s self-esteem, because all they ever do is design themselves for people to like them,

“And what comes along with that? Eating disorders and that makes my blood boil,

“And is the reason we don’t have any social media in our house,

“Take the device out of their hands. Play Monopoly! You go to a cafe and grown-ups are at one end of the table and children the other, on devices, not looking up.”

Although Winslet may be on to something about today’s culture, she doesn’t want to be “another celebrity on a soapbox thinking they’ve got the answers.”
“It takes every member of a family to be a member, and there are too many interruptions these days – and devices are a huge interruption.”