Alicia Silverstone’s son was NOT influenced by bullies to cut hair

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Alicia Silverstone has opened up about her son’s decision to cut his hair long after some speculated the boy was giving in to pressure from bullies.

The 44-year-old actress revealed over the weekend that her nine-year-old son Bear – whom she shares with ex-husband Christopher Jarecki – cut his hair long and shared a video of the moment on social media .

But after a post wrote about Bear cutting his hair “after making fun of” Alicia felt the need to clarify.

Her Pick: Alicia Silverstone clarified that her son Bear cut his hair long because he wanted a change NOT because he was bullied

Alicia shared the article with a post to clarify matters on Tuesday.

‘Hi! I saw this story and I feel compelled to say that this is not what happened – Bear chose to cut his hair at this point for himself – because he wanted a change – not because he felt someone else’s pressure or was teased.

“I shared a story a few months ago about an isolated event that took place over 2 years ago where it was called a girl… and I shared it because I was so proud it didn’t didn’t make him want to change his appearance because of how other people felt about it.

“I sincerely wish we didn’t need to seek approval from others.

False: After a post wrote a story about Bear cutting his hair 'after making fun of' Alicia felt the need to clarify that he just felt like it was time.

False: After a post wrote a story about Bear cutting his hair “after making fun of” Alicia felt the need to clarify that he just felt like it was time.

A different look: Actress' son showed off his new look after hairdressers did their magic

A different look: Actress’ son showed off his new look after hairdressers did their magic

Alicia said on Monday that she was overcome with emotion when she watched Bear get her braids cut to size.

Actress Clueless revealed to fans, alongside a video of when he performed the transformation, that Bear wanted to “try something new.”

Alicia explained that she supported his decision but had a “feeling” that he would decide to let his hair grow back for a long time.

On Sunday, the actress shared a video of Bear getting her hair cut to Instagram and wrote, “Yes, that’s right. Bear cut his hair !! My baby is growing.

“I miss her hair !!!!! Was it his decision? Yes. Did I cry inside watching him get cut? Maybe… but did I try to stop it? Not for a second. The reason he chose to keep it for as long as he did was because he loved it so much !!!

A fresh start: On Sunday Alicia shared a video of her nine-year-old son Bear having his hair cut to his waist.

A New Beginning: On Sunday, Alicia shared a video of her nine-year-old son Bear having his hair cut to his waist.

“Although I have a feeling he will find a way to get his long hair back in the future.

“Either way, I will always support my sweet, caring and precious little boy in every decision he makes. (Sic) “

In the clip, Bear admitted he was “nervous” to make the switch.

Alicia asked her, “What are we doing right now? To which he replied, “I’m cutting my hair.

When she asked him why, he replied with a smile, “I have no idea.

She then asked if he was nervous at all, and Bear admitted, “Yes, very.

But the youngster also said he felt “so excited” that two stylists were working on his hair.

Proud mom: Silverstone praised her son's hairstyle change, saying 'My baby is growing up'

Proud mom: Silverstone praised her son’s hairstyle change, saying “My baby is growing”

Bear’s haircut came two months after the actress revealed that her son was bullied because of his flowing hair.

She wrote on Instagram: “Once other kids made fun of my son for his hair on a bus ride to surf camp.

“After coming back and telling me I thought he would want to cut it on a haircut appointment we had already scheduled the next day, but when we got there he said: “Please give me a cut so I can grow it to my size.” “

‘He’s my boy! He knows who he is. He loves his hair and chooses to have it long. Mom and Dad aren’t going to stop him from being him. He is beautiful and we love his hair!

Stay protective: Silverstone said she was in awe of Bear's determination after being bullied over his hair length

Stay protective: Silverstone said she was in awe of Bear’s determination after being bullied over his hair length

Happy Parents: The actress noted that she and her ex-husband Christopher Jarecki were happy that Bear

Happy Parents: The actress noted that she and her ex-husband Christopher Jarecki were happy that Bear “knew who he was.”

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