Melanie Lights Up Daughter Dakota August 3, 2006 by POPSUGAR Celebrity 140 Save 0 Favorite 0 Melanie Griffith is such a helpful mother. She will gladly take a break from shopping at Maxfield's to help her 17-year-old daughter Dakota light her cigarette. Let's just let this one speak for itself. 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Create one now! renee29 3 years she 17 almost adult she older NF to smoke and not against the law i smoke at 16 most people smoke in hollywood maybe her mom let her make her own decision to smoke 3 years It's not that big a deal. Relax. People act like smoking is the worst thing, actually DRINKING ALCOHOL is the worst thing....think of all the terrible things that people have done while drunk. Nobody gets high or drunk from a cigarette. And driving while smoking does not harm others. Suzy1963 4 years People: It could be WAY WORSE! Melanie Griffith could by lighting her daughter's crack pipe! Come on, there are a lot of people who smoke and why hide it from your parents? I never did. I had permission to smoke since I was 16. Why? Because my parents knew either way I was going to find a way to smoke with or without their permission! So, it's better to be on the up and up, than hiding everything. That is not a good thing! Relax everyone!! libbyh 7 years That is the most disgusting thing i have ever seen. period. mar 7 years I just do not find this as bad as everyone else. In Europe, smoking is as popular as drinking water. As someone said, Melanie at age 16, was probably doing a lot worse then smoking, so to her its not a big deal. I , personally do not smoke , or would want my kid to, but I have seen way worse things. Pinkperfectpixie 7 years Un-be-friggin-lievable!! Fashiondiva91 7 years She wants her daughter to have lung cancer at a young age SailorMarie 7 years In total agreement Yayita, what the hell is wrong with her??? Twinkle 7 years Damn straight Yayita! yayita 7 years She's a horrible mom! yayita 7 years Totally disagree, wether she smokes or not, she should know it's not good for you and if it's not I don't want my kids doing it. My dad smoked from 15 to 43, he is now 58 and smoke free for the last 15 years. But he always made sure we didn't do it and he taught us well! We are 5 kids and non of us have ever smoked. She is an irresponsible mother, I will not and would not Stick a cig in my kids mouth and light it for her. In essence, she is aiding in the death of her own child. Twinkle 7 years Isn't she the same celebrity mom who was rolling joints for her teenage son a few years back? Guess she figured he'd get a better high if she helped out. MoSsAdDiCtEd 7 years I see no problem with this at all!! I cant believe everyone is saying what a bad parent etc Melanie now is!! Melanie cant really critise her daughter for smoking when she smokes herself!! Also she probley approaches parenting with more of an attitude where her children can come to her with things and its better to do things in front of her than behind her back!! Which I think is the best way to bring up a child!! Most children with famous parents normally end up with a drug problem and in rehab by 15 so Melanies probley glad that all her daughter is doing is smoking. breakingheartsx3 7 years oh my god!! that has to be illegal or something!! :O highsociety 7 years Absolutely ridiculous. Melanie is basically giving her consent for a nasty, life-threatnening habit. If (God forbid) my daughter was a smoker, the last thing I would do is condone it by lighting her up (even if I was a smoker --- which I'm not -- but parents ARE allowed to be hypocrites.) And yeah, sure, we all know someone who lived like sh*t and was still ticking till they were 103. There's also an overwhelming likelihood that while driving to Trader Joe's today, I won't get into a car accident. Does that stop me from wearing my seat belt? To each their own. This topic just makes me realize how rockin' California is -- the day they banned smoking from public places was the day I vowed I would never leave! My Opinion 7 years pretty hair BeachbumM09* BeAcHbUmM09 7 years wow. im shocked that a mother would do that. great way to hurt her daughter. karmasabitch 7 years haha wynter that actually worked?? sweeet. my friend picked up a pack of her grandfathers cigs when she was 5 and he made her smoke one! wtf?! of course she choked on the smoke.. it was supposed to erm.. deter her from wanting to smoke in the future but she smokes all the time now so.. guess that didnt work :| caroline 7 years it's bad enough that she's smoking in front of her daughter... what a great example she's setting for Dakota and all other young girls... ps- i do like the name Dakota tho :) vmruby 7 years how classy is that?? melanie's mothering skills suck IMO .that girl isn't even old enough to buy her own cigarettes yet. Luna13 7 years Oh my god i dont know what to say anymore, these people have gone wayyy to far!! What the hell??? *(shakes head)* PetuniaGirl 7 years I cannot freakin' believe these pictures. That woman has no class and no brains. But I've still gotta say...I hope that I look that good in a pair of jeans when I'm pushing 50. Fashiondiva91 7 years Good Point pink_magnetism 7 years There's this family where I live. The mom had her daughter young, and she let her 14 year old daughter smoke in the car. They'd be driving around, and the daughter would have her hand hanging out the window with the cigarette. She also let the daughter's 17 year old boyfriend live with them,and didn't make her duaghter go to school and that's what I know she let her do. I think that even though teenagers will want to do their own thing, parents have to know they are the parent first, and shouldn't try to be a cool parent. Even if they don't like you for it then, once your kids grow up they will realise that you had their best interests at heart. dovima 7 years smoking makes you AGE inside and out and totally SMELL wtf is wrong with you smokers? 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