Post a nasty run-in with the media at an event on Monday, the Bachchans are seriously contemplating curtailing the baby of the house, Aaradhya Bachchan’s public appearances.
Says a source close to the family, “Aaradhya has been taught by her mother Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to handle the paparazzi. Being so young, she already understands that she’s part of a family that’s constantly in the public domain, and she will be clicked wherever she goes. Aaradhya handles the cameras like a pro.”
But now the attention has started to worry Aaradhya’s parents. Says the source, “What happened on Monday was not right at all. Aishwarya had gone with her mother Vrinda Rai and Aaradhya for an event to a hospital. To commemorate her father’s birth anniversary, she donated the cost of surgery for 100 children with cleft lips. It was, by all means, a solemn occasion. Not caring about the gravity of the situation, the photographers jostled, screamed and argued.”
Ash was reduced to tears, as Aaradhya watched in silent disbelief. Post the incident, the family has decided to curtail Aaradhya’s public appearances. “It’s way too much attention for a child her age,” says the family friend....