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Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2011 - Arrivals

Despite the fact that Madonna rose to fame thanks in part to a young generation watching her buzzy music videos on MTV in the '80s and '90s, she didn’t want her own children doing the same. "My kids don't watch TV," she told London's Harpers & Queen in 2005. "We have televisions but they're not hooked up to anything but movies." At the time Madonna was married to director Guy Ritchie and was mom to two children, Lourdes, now 16, and Rocco, now 12. She has since gotten divorced and doubled the size of her brood by adopting two children from Malawi, David and Mercy. "TV is trash," she added. "I was raised without it, I didn't miss anything. TV is poison. We don't have magazines or newspapers in the house either."

Unorthodox Celeb Moms

These famous mothers march to the beat of their own drums when it comes to parenting. Check out the interesting methods Gisele Bundchen, Alanis Morissette, Alicia Silverstone and others use raising their tykes.