10 Stars Whose Parents Actually Hated Their Significant Other
We all want to get along with our parents, but that’s easier said than done. Arguments over tight dresses, curfews, permission to get an eyebrow wax — been there. Celebrities deal with parent drama just like the rest of us, and sometimes their issues are extra weird (shout out to the celebs who’ve actually had to fire their parents!). And sometimes these problems lead to extremely sad results, like when Ariel Winter had to legally emancipate herself from her parents. Thankfully, most parent-child struggles aren’t life-ruining, just kind of annoying.
One topic that’s always bound to cause some conflict with Mom & Dad: dating. It can be tricky enough getting clearance to enter the dating pool, and that’s only the beginning. Introducing a new BF to the ‘rents is often a long, painful process, and it can be devastating to find out they don’t approve. Whether they dislike your guy for legit reasons or ridiculous ones, it’s definitely a harsh blow, and it sucks. But you’re not alone! Take a look at these 10 stars whose parents rejected their significant others:
In Tay's major hit, "Love Story," she sings, "You were Romeo, you were throwing pebbles // And my daddy said, 'Stay away from Juliet.'" As it turns out, that was no fairy tale — her parents really did try to keep her from a guy at age 17!
Her mom shared the truth at the 2015 ACM Awards, "Her dad and I strongly disapproved of a certain young man. And rightfully so. But she was mad, she was real mad, and so she went to her room and she closed the door. And she came out about an hour later with a song called "Love Story.""