In a lengthy statement on Instagram, Kruger explained that she and Reedus had been tagged in paparazzi photos that show their child. She said she and Reedus had not OK’d the photos and want their child to be able to “grow up in privacy and safety.” Finally, she asked anyone who had shared the images to remove them.
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Dear fans, dear non fans, dear paparazzi and anyone with a conscience. We were just tagged in these paparazzi pictures of me and our daughter. These pictures were taken without our consent and expose a vulnerable and innocent baby. While we understand that some people would like to see a picture of our daughter, we as parents, want nothing more than allow her to grow up in privacy and safety. Me and @bigbaldhead would kindly ask you to not repost these pictures and help us achieve that goal. Whoever has already posted them, please take them down.Please put yourself in our shoes. We are just like any parent wanting the very best for our child. Thank you for your support.
A post shared by Diane Kruger (@dianekruger) on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:08pm PST
Fans applauded Kruger’s classy request, and they said they regretted that she had to broach the subject at all.
Kruger subtly revealed her pregnancy last May, and it was reported in November that she had given birth. She broke the news that the little one is a girl during an interview last month.
“She’s very little, but I’m tired,” Kruger told Extra. “I feel like a superhero right now.”
Halle Berry, Jennifer Garner and Mila Kunis are just a few of the other celebrity moms who have long argued that the trail of photographers who follow them should not take and post photos of their children.
Kruger’s newborn is her first child. Reedus, who she partnered up with in 2016, shares a son, 19-year-old Mingus, with ex-wife Helena Christensen.
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