Naomi Campbell has baby at 50 and people say it’s inspiring - but trolls have piled in saying she’s too old

Breanna Robinson
Tuesday 18 May 2021 20:51
Celebrities
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Iconic high supermodel Naomi Campbell has started a new chapter to her life — motherhood.

On Tuesday, the London-born icon, 50, took to Instagram to share the precious moment of her cradling the baby’s feet in her hand.

“A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother, So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love,” she wrote in her caption.

Fellow celebrities in her Instagram comments responded positively about the moment.

“Wow congrats Naomi! What a beautiful blessing”, wrote costume designer and creative director at Puma, June Ambrose.

(Photo courtesy of @naomi/Instagram)

Jodie Turner Smith of the film Queen and Slim also wrote the following: many many many congratulations to you and to your family— the village that will now rally around you and support you in cultivating that little angel!!!! what an incredible blessing!!! 💞💞💞”

(Photo courtesy of @naomi/Instagram)

The baby’s name nor birth date were disclosed.

In a 2017 interview with ES Magazine, Campbell noted that she constantly thought about having kids. She also mentioned that scientific advancements could help her achieve that goal on her time.

Campbell’s mom, Valerie Morris Campbell, shared the same post to her Instagram along with this touching caption: “Congratulations to my daughter Naomi on the birth of her daughter, I’m beyond thrilled as I’ve waited a longtime to be grandmother. ❤️😍 @naomi.”

Twitter also showed their support of the supermodel having her first child. Check out those responses below.

On the other hand, some people believe that her age could be a problem, piling in to say it was too late in life to start a family.

Other readers defended her, saying getting pregnant is not the only way to become a mother.

Campbell will celebrate her 51st birthday on May 22. What a wonderful gift of motherhood!

Campbell also launched her weekly inspiring YouTube series No Filter with Naomi in which she interviews people in politics such as Stacey Abrams and entertainers such as Dave Chapelle.

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