Trying to be funny in magazine interviews can sometimes backfire when hapless celebrities make a joke that others find offensive, which is where Kate Hudson finds herself thanks to some comments she made in a questionnaire she filled out for Cosmopolitan.
Hudson appears on the cover of Cosmo‘s October issue, which she shared on Instagram.
The feature contains the “Almost Famous” star’s written responses to various questions, such as “The last photo I took on my phone,” but it was the answer to “The laziest thing I’ve ever done” that really raised eyebrows when she responded: “Have a C-section!”
Clearly Hudson was trying to be amusing, but what she wound up doing was ticking off numerous women who have also had C-sections — not, however, because of laziness, but typically because natural childbirth would have proven too dangerous for mother and child.
Naturally, social media was flooded with outraged comments such as these: