Heather Rae El Moussa says she's 'defending' her 'vitality' after being criticized for 'bragging' about her son's first flight on a non-public jet

  • Heather Rae El Moussa shared an Instagram put up about her son’s first airplane journey. 
  • She shared recommendation concerning the expertise, however social-media customers criticized her as a result of they flew in a non-public jet. 
  • She then shared an Instagram story along with her son, captioning the put up: “Defending our vitality.”

Heather Rae and Tarek El Moussa subtly defended themselves after individuals criticized a put up Heather made about her son on Instagram.

Heather, 35, and Tarek, 41, welcomed their first baby collectively, Tristan, in January. Tarek shares Taylor, 12, and Brayden, 7, together with his ex-wife and “Flip or Flop” costar Christina Corridor. 

On Tuesday, Heather posted a collection of images of her household on a non-public jet, writing within the Instagram caption that it was Tristan’s first flight.

“Took Tristan on his first flight ever with Tay and Bray so that they might be with us at The Flipping Summit and see us in our component,” she wrote. “Tristan did such an unbelievable job and mom-tip, I breast fed him on the way in which up after which once more on the way in which down to assist with ear popping.”

“It labored completely after which the remainder of the flight he simply giggled, performed and appeared round and was so completely happy & did not cry as soon as… he liked the brand new surroundings,” she went on to say. 

However social-media customers have been fast to criticize Heather within the feedback of her put up, saying her expertise on a non-public jet wasn’t the identical because the expertise mother and father face on industrial flights.

“Love that it went effectively however many mothers cannot relate to your flight expertise on a non-public jet,” one individual commented. 

“Not all Mamas have the luxurious of a non-public airplane,” one other individual commented. “However good for you and your ‘suggestions.’”

“Lifetime of the two%,” another person commented. “Greatest to maintain this expertise to your self. Bragging about your flight isnt changing into.”

Heather appeared to answer the feedback on her Instagram story on Wednesday. 

A selfie of Heather Rae El Moussa and her son Tristan.

Heather Rae El Moussa posted a selfie along with her son.


First, she posted a selfie to her story of herself and Tristan with the caption: “Defending our vitality.”

She then shared a put up about her expertise touring the Baby2Baby warehouse, writing within the caption: “The world wants much more of this 🤍 and fewer hate & negativity.” She shared the identical put up to her Instagram story. 

Tarek additionally quietly defended his spouse within the feedback part of her unique Instagram put up. 

A social-media consumer responded to one of many adverse feedback on Heather’s put up to defend her, writing: “A airplane is a airplane — flying is flying — she breast fed him earlier than and after and that is what helped nothing to do with being in a non-public jet.”

Tarek responded to the remark with three clapping-hands emojis, exhibiting his help for his spouse.

He individually commented “love you guys” on the put up. 

Heather and Tarek’s first joint present, “The Flipping El Moussas,” premiered in March, and on Thursday, Heather introduced she would seem within the upcoming season of “Promoting Sundown,” which premieres on Could 19.

Representatives for the El Moussas didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.