Pink Says She's Raising Her Kids Gender-Neutral
Pink's not a fan of labels or traditional gender roles — which somehow doesn't surprise us in the least. Recently she chatted with the U.K.'s Sunday People about why she and husband Carey Hart are raising their children — Willow, 6, and Jameson, 11 months — as gender-neutral.
Pink told the magazine, "I was in a school and the bathroom outside the kindergarten said, 'Gender Neutral — anybody,' and it was a drawing of many different shapes. I took a picture of it and I wrote, 'Progress.' I thought that was awesome. I love that kids are having this conversation."
She's having this conversation with her own kids (well, at least her daughter until Jameson has worked out the whole speech thing) on a regular basis as well in what she refers to as their "very label-less household." The singer said she's long viewed herself as a preteen boy. "I do bake sales and lemonade stands," she said. "I take my kid to school and try to get there on time. I'm a fucking grown up now, it's so weird. I'm still a 12-year-old boy."
Well, Willow's clearly thriving with that 12-year-old boy as her mother. Back in August at the MTV Video Music Awards, Willow was rocking a black and white tailored suit that matched her mom's and dad's. But Pink and Willow are just as likely to glam it up on the red carpet in super-girly style. On Nov. 8, Pink posted a great shot of Willow and her at the CMAs, prompting one commenter to write, "A queen and her princess." And Pink's been known to dress her son in pink, naturally.
These days, Willow plans to marry a girl. "Last week, Willow told me she is going to marry an African woman. I was like, 'Great, can you teach me how to make African food?'" Pink laughed. "And she’s like, 'Sure, Mama. And we are going to live with you while our house is getting ready.'"