Herald Sun - Switched On - - ON THE BOX -

Seven’s Yummy Mum­mies has been roundly crit­i­cised. The preg­nant re­al­ity stars have been called fake, va­pid and self­ob­ssessed. But glam gran Margherita DiGeron­imo, whose daugh­ter Maria is one of them, is more than happy to tackle the crit­ics head on. “Who are peo­ple to judge all the time?,” asks Margherita, 61. “They take it too se­ri­ously.” “Look, I be­lieve that they don’t know my daugh­ter. She is a 100 per cent lov­ing and car­ing per­son. She can stand her ground, I’m very proud of her be­cause she is well ed­u­cated.” The glam gran, who ap­pears in the show, raised a few eye­brows her­self mim­ing a Meghan Trainor song for guests at Maria’s baby shower. “That’s noth­ing new, I come from an en­ter­tain­ing fam­ily,” she says. “My un­cle was a great singer in Lon­don back i in the day, it’s in my blood” Marghe Margherita, a for­mer mo model who now runs a fam­ily con­cret­ing busi­ness, re­lates to Yum Yummy Mum Mum­mies Jane Jane, Lo Lorin­ska a and R Rachel b but says h her own ex ex­pe­ri­enc eoe of be­ing preg preg­nant was veryver dif­feren dif­fer­ent. “Back in the day, you d didn’t know wha what sex the baby was go go­ing to be,” she says says. “You’d do the baby baby’s room in yel­low in case it was a boy or girl.


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