Kourtney Kardashian talks shutting down son Mason’s ‘secret’ TikTok and Instagram accounts in candid chat with Miranda Kerr for Vogue Paris
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star told Miranda that she felt quarantine life was ‘really hard’ on the kids, but also reflected on she had to step at one point and shut down 11-year-old son Mason’s ‘secret’ social media accounts.
‘Mason started some secret accounts during quarantine,’ Kourtney, 42, said mentioning TikTok and Instagram, before adding: ‘Those were quickly shut down.’
Parenting tips: Kourtney Kardashian talks shutting down son Mason’s ‘secret’ TikTok and Instagram accounts in candid chat with Miranda Kerr for Vogue Paris released Thursday
Kourtney and Scott Disick’s then-10-year-old son made headlines last year when he appeared on a TikTok Live, and revealed he had a secret Instagram account that was shut down ‘because I was too young, because I went viral.’
The youngster even boasted that he ‘would have had 2.7 mil by now’ but Kourtney promptly took action in protecting her son.
Mother-of-three Miranda, agreed with Kourtney’s wise parenting move, saying: ‘It’s one thing to communicate with your friends with road blocks… but it’s a whole different thing to be on social media.’
Brunch: Kourtney and Miranda sat down together as they chatted about parenting and motherhood amid the pandemic
Florals: Miranda looked stunning in a flowery blouse as she spoke with Kourtney for Vogue Paris
‘I really do feel like he should be 18 and then he can decide what he wants to do,’ Miranda added, appearing to reference her 10-year-old son Flynn.
Kourtney points out in the video that ‘what kids share today, it’s there forever’ and added: ‘I felt like quarantine was a big lesson, too, because I felt like it was hard for kids.’
‘I loved it because I loved being home and being with them and not feeling guilty or feel like I was missing out. It was a good time for bonding, but then I felt like for their social interaction, it was really hard for them.’
Causing a stir: Kourtney addressed how she shut down her son Mason’s Instagram account in March last year (pictured above, discussing Kylie and Travis Scott’s relationship)
In March last year, Kourtney addressed the secret accounts in her own video saying: ‘He started an Instagram, like, yesterday and didn’t ask us.’
She went on: ‘He doesn’t (have a cellphone). He has an iPad and a computer for his school. Scott, and I just felt like, he’s 10.’
Meanwhile, Kourtney and Miranda discussed social media and other topics as they were filmed eating a luxury spread of food including pasta and pizza.
Discussion: Kourtney and Scott Disick’s then-10-year-old son made headlines last year when he appeared on a TikTok Live
In agreement: Mother-of-three Miranda concurred with Kourtney’s wise parenting moves
Wise: Kourtney points out in the video that ‘what kids share today, it’s there forever’