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Rosario Dawson's Mom Gave Her a Licking

Rosario Dawson's Mom Gave Her a Licking

When it comes to odd methods of discipline, Rosario Dawson's mother, Celeste, certainly had some ideas. The actress recently told The New York Times how her mom doled out punishment for misbehavior. She said:

“My mom licked me - that was her punishment. If I was a little uppity or if I didn’t listen or if she wanted to get my attention, she’d lick the side of my face or under my armpit. My mom’s a six-foot-tall amazon and she’d say, ‘You came out of my vagina and I own every part of you,’ and she’d lick me like I was her wee pup and she was a lioness. It was humiliating and really intense. Very primal. It’s not spanking, but it definitely works.

Do you find this method of child rearing odd or inventive?

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sexiebabe sexiebabe 8 years
I Thinks its great she should lick all of her body parts
smartiez smartiez 8 years
Well that's not freaky at all.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
I find utterly hilarious. She would need therapy if she was beating the shit out of Rosario or leaving her outside in the cold. I wouldn't do it but it's still hilarious.
jessie jessie 8 years
:rotfl:...something new is learned everyday...but i'll stick with what i'm doing..thanks. :D
FrankiLee FrankiLee 8 years
That is definitely something I have never heard of. I mean, it's obviously better than hitting your's still a little strange though! I don't think I would consider spanking or licking my child for punishment...haha!
masonsmama masonsmama 8 years
I'm with skigurl - I would think it would be more a punishment for a parent to lick their kid's armpit. Yikes!
skigurl skigurl 8 years
i'm grossed out under the ARMPIT?
La-Tua-Cantante La-Tua-Cantante 8 years
well it's certainly interesting
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I'm not into humiliation or hitting, so no it's not something I would consider.
vinnie vinnie 8 years
so peculiar! i can't imagine the practical application of that method. was she licking rosario in public too?
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 8 years
I heard a radio interview where she mentioned this and while I thought it was hilarious and weird I definitely think its better than beating your kids, besides most kids hate being humiliated so it would be easy to keep them in check unless they wanted to have slobber on their faces LOL.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
thats wierd, as in...get some therapy wierd. also, rosario....wear a bra.
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