Alexis Stewart Bashes Mom Martha Stewart in New Book “Whateverland”
Martha Stewart’s daughter Alexis Stewart may have grown up around cupcakes so perfect the sprinkles were affixed with tweezers – but she didn’t have the perfect mom. According to People, Alexis, 46, bashes her mom in her new book, Whateverland: Learning to Live Here, which she co-wrote with Jennifer Koppelman Hutt.
Some juicy excerpts:
“Martha does everything better! You can’t win. If I didn’t do something perfectly, I had to do it again. … I grew up with a glue gun pointed at my head.”
On Christmas: “Martha was not interested in being kid friendly. She used to make me wrap my own presents. She would hand me things right before Christmas and say, ‘Now wrap these but don’t look inside.’” And Halloween: “There were no costumes. There was no anything. We turned off all the lights and pretended we weren’t home.”
Strangely enough, Alexis dedicated the book to Martha – I guess Alexis is glad she has something to write about?
Martha doesn’t seem to be upset about Alexis’ depiction of her. “She’s her own person. She makes up her own mind,” Martha said of Alexis. “I sometimes try to offer advice, but if it’s not taken, so be it. She really did pay attention. She really does know how to do everything. And still she chooses not to follow in my footsteps.”
The book, which comes out October 18, is not actually a straight-up memoir. Here’s the book description: “You’ll read Alexis and Jennifer’s rules on dating and home decor. Illustrated throughout with photos from the authors’ personal collections, Whateverland also includes simple, elegant,and delicious recipes.” It also covers weight loss issues. Apparently these ladies are experts in everything??