When new parents John Legend and Chrissy Teigen hit the town without baby Luna in tow last month, there was swift backlash online — but just for mom.
"If you're saying she's a terrible parent for leaving the child at home — and she's not, obviously — but if you're going to say it to her, then say it to me, too," he insisted.
Because, after all, mom wasn't the only one who decided to go out and have a child-free good time.
But the reality is that there was no need to shame anyone about it.
"You know, every once in a while, you have to take care of yourselves as a couple," Legend said of their date night. "We've got Chrissy's mom at home. We've got a great baby nurse. We've got all kinds of help — and we know Luna's in good hands when we do have a chance to leave the house."
And when they are home, they're as hands-on as any other parents.
"We do sleep less, but I'm just adjusting," he said. "I think people have been having kids for a long time — we're not the first people to do it. And I think your body just figures it out. But we're having a great time."
Who wouldn't be having a great time with a bundle of joy like this around?
Of course, those photos reveal that lovely Luna takes after both of her parents — though some say she favors her dad a little bit more. But that's just where looks are concerned.
"She's making a lot of noise, but I wouldn't call it singing yet," Legend laughed. "She's got a strong voice, I will say that much!"
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