Lucy Alexander, 48, told her Twitter followers she disapproved of her 14-year-old son Leo’s new haircut before sharing a picture of his choice.
In view of her 26,000 followers, the former Homes Under The Hammer star took to the micro-blogging site to share her thoughts.
She wrote: “My son has just arrived home with the chav haircut fade thing. He’s 14 tomorrow.
“Gutted on all fronts. #motherandsons.”
Gutted on all fronts
A day later, the mother-of-two shared a picture of her son with his new haircut as he opened his birthday presents.
She wrote: “Happy 14th bday Leo. (He Still gets a football every year!!) Love you son. Now stop growing up plse. Thank you ... mum X.”(sic)
One of her followers wrote: “Saw your Tweet with photo of your son first. I was thinking, ’Wow, what a beautiful hair!’”.
Lucy replied: “It’s because I got a good angle!!!!”
Many more of her followers shared their experiences on her post.
Another user commented: “My 19 year old son got a Mohican for his lads holiday to Prague and Budapest.
Homes Under The Hammer's Lucy Alexander was left 'gutted' by her son Leo's haircut (Image: