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Victoria Beckham Faces Backlash for Kissing Daughter on Lips

The post has sparked a debate about whether it is socially acceptable for parents to kiss their children on the lips

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    Victoria Beckham stirred up controversy Wednesday after honoring her daughter's fifth birthday by posting a photo of the two kissing on the lips to her Instagram.

     

    Victoria Beckham sparked a debate on social media Wednesday after posting an Instagram photo in which she shares a kiss with her daughter.  

    "Happy Birthday baby girl. We all love you so much," Beckham wrote in honor of her daugther turning 5. 

    Though the post quickly garnered more than 500,000 likes, some people left comments criticizing the fashion designer and former Spice Girl for the lip kiss.

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    The post has triggered a debate about whether it is socially acceptable for parents to kiss their children on the lips.

    Many have spoken out defending Beckham for celebrating her daughter's birthday and showing love for her child.