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Alicia Silverstone Says She Still Shares Bed With 11-Year-Old Son

Ali Condon

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Alicia Silverstone Says She Still Shares Bed With 11-Year-Old Son

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Clueless star Alicia Silverstone has revealed that she still shares a bed with her 11-year-old son Bear.

The actress, 45, had been discussing her parenting techniques on a recent podcast, where topics like vegan diets and bedtime routines were discussed.

Opening up about raising her son Bear, who she shares with ex-husband Christopher Jarecki, Alicia revealed that she and her child 'still sleep together'.

Speaking on The Ellen Fisher Podcast, Alicia explained that she was 'following nature' when it came to her parenting style.

"I’m a natural mama, and I’m a loving mama. I believe in love, I believe in nature and our society is scared of nature and love.

"If you were in any kind of wild setting where there are animals ... if you put your baby over there, your baby is going to get eaten. It's not ideal for the baby to be over there."

The 90s icon acknowledged that she would probably 'get in trouble' with some mum-shamers for her unusual parenting techniques, but added: "I don't really care."

Alicia and her son Bear still share a bed together. Credit:@aliciasilverstone/TikTok
Alicia and her son Bear still share a bed together. Credit:@aliciasilverstone/TikTok

Later in the interview, Alicia shared that she decided not to have any more children after Bear so that she could 'savour every moment' with her son.

"I wanted to have more, but then my relationship got messed up, and it wasn't a great time to bring one in," she said.

"I didn't want to have one right away because I was so in love with my Bear."

Alicia and her ex-husband Christopher split in 2018, after 13 years of marriage. Despite the separation, the couple have confirmed that they are managing co-parenting their son with no issues.

Alicia has spoken about the way she raises her son in previous interviews, and revealed back in 2012 that she would sometimes 'bird feed' Bear, by chewing food in her own mouth before giving it to him to eat.

In 2020, Alicia also shared that she and Bear take baths together.

Alicia and her son also follow a strict vegan diet. Credit: @aliciasilverstone/Instagram
Alicia and her son also follow a strict vegan diet. Credit: @aliciasilverstone/Instagram

Explaining herself to The New York Times, she said: "My son and I take baths together.

"And when he's not with me, I take a bath and that really feels nourishing and comforting."

Noting that her parenting choices have raised some eyebrows in the past, she added: "People said lots of different things, and I was sort of 'the freak', and I guess I’ll take pride in that because it is hard to be the person that’s speaking out, and it is hard to be the person that is saying the thing that isn’t what everybody else wants to hear."

Topics: Celebrity, Parenting

Ali Condon
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