Chrissy Teigen defends taking a lengthy family vacation

Erin Donnelly
Chrissy Teigen and her family have been in Bali since late July. (Photo: Chrissy Teigen via Instagram)
Chrissy Teigen and her family have been in Bali since late July. (Photo: Chrissy Teigen via Instagram)

By our count, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have been hanging out in Bali for about three weeks now — and so long as the Lip Sync Battle co-host doesn’t run out of fresh “Headband of the Day” content, more power to them.

But Teigen felt obliged to defend herself after a fan raised the inevitable question: Just how long is this vacation going to last?

Though Teigen didn’t give an end date for her family’s Bali adventure, she did explain that her crew are “taking now to breathe” before work and — for 2-year-old Luna — school beckon.

Though the original poster later clarified that she wasn’t trying to shame Teigen for taking time off, the model’s loyal followers were quick to stick up for her. As many pointed out, Teigen gave birth to son Miles just three months ago and is more than entitled to a break.

Teigen’s not the only celebrity to get grief for booking a getaway. In June, Kelly Ripa was accused of taking too many vacations and shirking her work responsibilities. The talk show host’s response: “I’m not an anchor, I don’t have the whole summer off, and I work extremely hard. Anything else?”

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