Pink Fiercely Defends Having Her Kids Run Around the Holocaust Memorial

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Here is a sentence we never expected to write:

Pink has penned a lengthy message on Instagram in which she strongly stands up for her decision to snap a photo of her children running around while visiting a Holocaust memorial in Germany.

Allow us to set the unexpected stage, shall we?

Pink at the Brit Awards

On Sunday, the beloved artist jumped on social media to share a series of pictures from her family's time in Berlin.

In one of these snapshots, Pink and Carey Hart's kids -- Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2 -- can easily be seen running in that that city's globally-known and revered Holocaust Memorial.

After sharing the image (below), Pink received some critical comments about the photo, including one that read as follows:

"Τhis place is not definitely a hide and seek place, dear Pink."

This is the photo that has stirred up such a major controversy around the Internet:

kids run

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known simply as the Holocaust Memorial, is meant as a tribute in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

It was designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold.

Aware of the backlash, Pink included a caption with the picture that reads:

For all of the comments; these two children are in actuality Jewish, as am I and the entirety of my mothers family. The very person who constructed this believed in children being children, and to me this is a celebration of life after death.

Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves.

As you can see, she didn't back down in any way at all. Nor did she apologize.

Do you think she should?

Pink on the Mic

Pink isn't the first person to cause a debate due to her actions at this site. She may be the most famous, however.

Back in 2015, a CrossFit coach posted a picture of himself doing handstands at the same memorial and the Internet reacted in irritated shock. 

In this case, however, most celebrities who know Pink have rushed to her defense.

"I love Berlin too. I love that what happened is not being forgotten," Selma Blair wrote in response to the photo. "I love this celebration of life. I love you."

Another follower went on to note that the architect of the memorial actually said that "children playing there is a good thing and that it is no contrast to the place."

The commenter added:

"Children doing children stuff and enjoying their childhood is in fact a good thing there."

Pink at 2017 AMAs

Pink, who has never shied away from slamming trolls online, previously stated that she was done posting pictures of her kids on social media.

As for why she can't help but trash critics on Twitter and Instagram?

"I have to [go after them] sometimes," the Grammy winner told Ellen DeGeneres in April. "I feel like I can change their minds."

She concluded at the time on this subject:

"I'm all about injustice. I don't like injustice...I don't like how brave people are anonymously and rude, just mean, mean, mean-spirited."

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