Midler blasted for breastfeeding tweet

Midler blasted for breastfeeding tweet

Bette Midler is not the wind beneath new parents’ wings right now. The “Beaches” star received quite the Twitter lashing after she offered a dismissive take on the baby formula shortage Thursday night. The shortage has left store shelves across the nation bare of baby formula thanks to COVID-19-related supply chain issues that worsened after Abbott Nutrition, a major formula manufacturer, recalled select lots of Similac, Alimentum and EleCare products. The lack of availability has caused stressful situations for families who rely on baby formula — for a multitude of reasons — to feed their infants. “TRY BREASTFEEEDING!” Midler tweeted Thursday night. “It’s free and available on demand.” Her flippant solution to a complex problem was in response to a tweet from MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle, who emphasized the severity …
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