Parents are proud, teens rebel: Apple Martin’s annoyance with her mother for posting her picture online is a rite of passage

The Insta pic shows two faces: a smiling Gwyneth Paltrow, and a girl half of whose face is covered by ski goggles. On the surface of it, innocent enough, but the post has turned out to be incendiary, and Paltrow’s feed is full of comments criticising her parenting. Some complain she’s not listening to her daughter; others seem to suggest that she’s allowing the girl to walk all over her.

The issue is the presence of the girl wearing goggles. She is Paltrow’s daughter, Apple Martin; and though her face isn’t fully visible, it seems she objected to the post, writing a comment (now removed) that read: “Mom we have discussed this. You may not post anything without my consent.”

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