Ah, the time-honored tradition of parents catching their children doing things they shouldn’t. Maybe not even shouldn’t, but things that maybe their parents specifically just wish they weren’t doing. Like, perhaps smoking marijuana.
But what does that event look like if your dad is Snoop Dogg or Barack Obama? Probably an awkward conversation or two—“Dad, stop using the Secret Service to snitch on me!”—but no more than what other children and parents deal with. Because celebrities are ultimately just like us, and so are their kids. Case in point, these five famous children of celebrities who got caught by their parents.
Sure, the Prince of Wales is smiling because he’s about to marry Megan Markle. But back in 2002, reports leaked that Prince Harry was caught drinking and smoking marijuana with friends. It was considered an embarrassment to the Royal Family including his father, Prince Charles, who took the then-16-year-old to a rehab center, where he heard the stories of recovering addicts. But, yeah, we’d say he’s fine now.
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Um, you know Miley Cyrus was a big fan of weed, right? Do you see the outfit the daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus actually wore in the picture that accompanies this article? She once said on “The Tonight Show” that she was smoking a lot of weed. “It’s like, no one’s ever died from weed but no one’s ever smoked as much as I did,” she said. Of course she has since backtracked her marijuana association and is clean.
Last year, the daughter of Bruce Jenner and Kris Jenner caused a storm on the internet after posting this picture on Instagram. Was it a publicity stunt for controversial attention? It’s not like the Kardashian-Jenners ever do that. You could add the entire Kardashian clan to this list, as they’ve all been caught smoking weed at some point.
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Being the president’s daughter was probably tough in any administration, but especially so in the social media era of Barack Obama. Some passerby snitched on Malia Obama smoking a joint at Lollapalooza when she was 18-years-old. Then President Barack Obama was reportedly “furious” with her and Malia was later seen receiving a talking-to through Martha’s Vineyard.
Like father like son. And when your father is Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus, that means enjoying a smoking session isn’t out of the question; Snoop even told Hollywood Reporter he smokes weed with his son, Cordell. “What better way to [learn] than from the master?” Snoop said. These days, Cordell studies fashion and film at UCLA and recently landed his first major print campaign with MCM Worldwide.