Wendy Williams TV host clashes with Alyssa Milano over sharing breastfeeding photos on social media

Wendy Williams believes that women don't need to share pictures of them breastfeeding their children on social media. But according to actress Alyssa Milano, there's no big deal!

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Wendy Williams believes that women don't need to share pictures of them breastfeeding their children on social media. But according to actress Alyssa Milano, there's no big deal!

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On January 6's 'The Wendy Williams Show', Milano, 43, found herself at odds with the show’s host, who insists that breasts are 'sacred' to women.

“I don’t need to see that,” said Wendy, saying if it were her, she would go breastfeed her baby in the car.

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Milano pressed Williams on the issue, asking why it was fine to show a picture of Miley Cyrus in a scantily clad outfit but not of a woman nursing.

“I don’t know why I feel this way,” Williams said. “Breastfeeding is only a particular amount of time. The rest of your life, your breasts are sexual things.”

"Biologically they [breasts] are not made for sexual things, that’s what we’ve done to them," Milano, mother-of-two countered that breasts were not sexual objects.

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Milano has been outspoken regarding breastfeeding, particularly the right to do so in public. (Forty-nine states in the U.S. have also passed laws specifically allowing it.)

“I think that breastfeeding moms feel like what they do needs to be hidden, or not feel like they’re getting the appreciation that comes along with being a breastfeeding mom, and it meant something that someone was being vocal. When I post pictures of me breastfeeding Bella, it’s not that I’m trying to be very outspoken about breastfeeding, it’s that it’s a very special moment in my life. What [other people] take from that is a whole other thing. Support from not only breastfeeding moms, but moms everywhere, has been really powerful and really overwhelming,” she previously told People magazine,

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