Hilary Duff is pre-empting the comments that will come for piercing her seven-month-old daughter’s ears.

Over the weekend, the “How I Met Your Father” actress shared a picture of her daughter Mae with tiny, new stud earrings.

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Duff and husband Matthew Koma welcomed Mae earlier this year.

Knowing some of the comments that would follow, Duff captioned the sweet photo, “Yes! I pierced her ears today. Can’t wait for the internet to call me a child abuser… again. Lesss go.”

Hilary Duff. Photo: @hilaryduff/Instagram
Hilary Duff. Photo: @hilaryduff/Instagram

When Duff got her daughter Banks’, 3, ears pierced in 2019, she also faced backlash.

“I’m so used to dodging the comments or the judgment, that I don’t realize. Like, you just get a tough skin and you don’t realize how much it actually affects you. I don’t comment on other people’s posts like that, so I don’t understand, but I guess it’s just a need for attention or whatever. It’s hard not to take it personal,” she later told Yahoo! Life.

Adding, “At first I want to be defensive, but when I zoom out, I’m like, ‘It’s one person. That’s not how everybody feels. That doesn’t really matter. That person’s, like, a keyboard gangster who just needs to be heard or seen.’”

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Duff is also mom to Luca, 9, whom she shares with ex-husband Mike Comrie.