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Taylor Momsen Apologizes to Parents for Interview

January 13, 2011 (9:20 am) GMT
After appearing to blame her parents for pushing her into the spotlight when she was a toddler, the singer/actress now says she is okay with that.
Taylor Momsen

was forced to apologize to her parents for comments she made in a recent interview, in which she appeared to blame them for pushing her into the spotlight when she was a toddler. star appeared to slam her mum and dad for forcing her to become a model when she was just two years old, revealing in a candid chat, "No two year old wants to be working, but I had no choice... I didn't have friends. I was working constantly and I didn't have a real life."

But Momsen insists her remarks were taken out of context in the interview, and she's grateful for her parents' early encouragement - because she loves her life as a singer/actress now. Momsen tells Britain's Kerrang! magazine, "(After reading the article, they felt) horrible! I love my mom and dad. Maybe I didn't have the childhood people think you should have, but I still went through the ages, I was still a child. Maybe it wasn't a conventional one, but you know... I like where I am now so it's OK."

"I think my parents have learned by this point that none of (what they read) is probably true, and words can be put in your mouth."

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