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These five famous dads have no problem with their sons wearing dresses.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared a photo of his family’s Halloween costumes, and users couldn’t help but notice that his three-year-old son Hadrien donned a fabulous pink dress.
Hadrien dressed as Skye, his favorite character in the Canadian cartoon PAW Patrol. Skye is a female cockapoo (a cocker spaniel/poodle mix). Press materials reveal Skye is the very first female member of PAW Patrol who rides a copter and “always makes her landings graceful with flips.”
During a press conference, Trudeau said, “He [Hadrien] insisted on being Skye. And that’s fine with us.”
Here are four other awesome dads who support their sons wearing dresses:
Brian Austin Green
Brian Austin Green, best known for his portrayal of David Silver on Beverly Hills, 90210, and wife actress Megan Fox let their boys choose what they wear. Their two oldest, Noah and Bodhi, are often photographed in public clad in Disney Princess ensembles. The boys seem to be big fans of Frozen, and are usually spotted wearing dresses inspired by the film’s main character, Elsa.
Green expressed his feelings on the contentious matter regarding his kids, saying, “I’ve heard from some people that they don’t agree with him wearing dresses. To them I say, I don’t care. He’s four and if he wants to wear it, then he wears it.”
Green further protected his son’s right to wear dresses by saying, “I feel like at four or five, that’s the time he should be having fun. He’s not harming anyone by wearing a dress.”
Liev Schreiber went above and beyond earlier this year when he let his son dress up as his favorite super-villain: Harley Quinn.
The actor and his two boys, Sasha and Kai, attended Comic-Con in San Diego. His eight-year-old Sasha was dressed as a Star Wars Jedi, while his younger son Kai rocked one flawless Harley Quinn outfit, including torn fishnet stockings, a full face of makeup and pigtails. It seems like gender-bending is totally cool in the Schreiber household.
Actor David Walton and his wife, former Roswell star, Majandra Delfino encourage ballet lessons alongside toy trucks for their 2-year-old son and shy away from princess themes for their 4-year-old daughter. Delfino and Walton want to their son to grow up well-rounded and their daughter to experience childhood without society telling her what’s expected of a girl.
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have raised children clearly confident in who they are and how they express their gender identity, with son Jaden leading the charge against gender norms in fashion.
“Jaden is 100 percent fearless. He will do anything, you know? So as a parent, it’s scary. It’s really terrifying,” Will said on BBC Radio last year. “But he is completely willing to live and die by his own artistic decisions and he just doesn’t concern himself with what people think.”