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Pink Says That Spanking A Child Is A Good Idea! Do You Agree With Her?

Tue, November 2, 2010 4:03pm EDT by 4 Comments

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Should parents be allowed to “beat the crap” out of their kids? Tell us what you think!

Can you believe this? Pink thinks it’s a great idea to spank your children! And she’s not just talking about a light tap on the butt, either: “I think parents need to beat the crap out of their kids,” the 31-year-old pop star tells Access Hollywood!

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“Yes, I think the whole spanking and how it’s all gotten P.C. is just for the birds,” says Pink.

Pink herself got paddled on the butt a time or two as a child by her dad. “Oh, he put me through a wall,” says Pink. “It’s the only reason I’m still here. It’s the only reason I’m still alive.”

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In Pink’s home, spanking was considered a form of punishment, not child abuse. Pink was such a bad child (she started smoking at age 9 and by her early teens was doing acid, ecstasy and running away from home) that her parents even had to take the most extreme of measures.

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At age 15, they threw her out of their home. “I deserved it,” confesses Pink. “I would have kicked me out when I was 8.”

While some of us may have grown up getting the occasional spanking from our parents, it’s pretty much frowned upon now. HollyMoms, do you agree with Pink — is hitting a child ever acceptable? Share your thoughts below!

–Lindsey DiMattina