Sarah Michelle Gellar: why she forbids her children to use social networks

Sarah Michelle Gellar, the iconic actress of buffy the vampire slayer, is now a mother. If she put her career on hold, it was to be with her children in these decisive years. During an interview, she revealed why she forbade them to use social networks.

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Even several years after its end, it is difficult to forget the series buffy the vampire slayer, available on Disney+. Presented for the first time in 1998 on M6, it followed Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) a reckless adolescent hunter of bloodthirsty creatures. Now 44, the actress and her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. are the proud parents of two children: Charlotte, 13, and Rocky, 10. When they came into the world, Sarah Michelle Gellar felt the need to take a career break. As she revealed to the American site People in August 2022, “She worked her whole life.” As a bonus, the birth of his children occurred at the same time as the death of the actor Robin Williamsin 2014, with whom she had toured. A break was therefore inevitable. : “When I had my kids, it was right after Robin passed away, there was so much going on in my life that I thought I had to take a break. I have to be at the alongside my children for those defining early years. I needed that break to be the mother I wanted to be.” Today, her children are practically teenagers and growing at full speed. In an interview with Yahoo! in October 2022, the actress revealed why she denied them access to social media.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar formally refuses that her children have access to social networks

Whether Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. are truly gaga of their offspring, they naturally want what is best for their children. According to the couple, Protecting them from the dangerousness of social networks is essential at the present time. As the actress explained, they can influence important decisions that her children may regret for life, which is why she wants to help them know their limits: “I think kids have to know their limits, and they really thrive in that environment. We’re not mean, we’re not unnecessarily strict, but we have rules. I have a code of conduct myself , which is why I expect the same from our children.”

Little Charlotte’s Incredible Birthday hosted by Sarah Michelle Gellar

If Sarah Michelle Gellar may seem strict about the use of social networks, she would give everything for the development of her children. For her daughter’s birthday, she organized the party she dreamed of on the theme “cocktails and caviar spa evening”. “My daughter told me she wanted a caviar cocktail and spa party for her 13th birthday…so we did,” she said.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar: why she forbids her children to use social networks