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‘Back rub ploy’ meaning discussed after Alec Baldwin edits text on IG post

alec baldwin On Monday, January 23, 2023, he posted a photo on Instagram of his wife, Hilaria, and their son, Leo, which, oddly enough, sparked comments from his followers about the “back rubbing tactic.” A discussion of the meaning of the phrase.

The original headline reportedly read: “The old-fashioned ‘let me rub your back’ trick.”

It now reads: “The old ‘let me rub your back’ trick. Next up are potato chips.”

“I tweaked the text,” Baldwin wrote in a comment, explaining. “I guess it’s because…you know…there’s so much Reddit crap out there.”

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What does “back rub ploy” mean in Alec Baldwin’s Instagram post?

Alec Baldwin described what was shown in the picture as “old-fashioned ‘let me give you a massage'” meaning it appears his son Leo was willing to give his mother (Alec’s wife Sheila ria) back massage in exchange for a bag of chips.

In this case, there really isn’t any other meaning that can be sensibly drawn from the phrase.

This is a picture of a little boy with his hand on his mother’s shoulder. She sits on the floor. They are at home. This is the domestic scene.

However, some followers of Alec Baldwin managed to find something in the subtitles that they thought was worth criticizing the actor.

Commenters Discuss the Meaning of the Phrase “Back Rubbing Strategy”

“‘Back rubbing’? What does that mean in the context of a mother and her baby?” commented one user.

The implication is that there is a meaning worth commenting on. “Does anyone think this is creepy […] Is there a title? ’ wrote one, According to Yahoo. “The photos are lovely. The subtitles make it weird.”

Another said Baldwin needed to “consult” with his “team” before posting. And, in response, a third said users need to “consult” with their “former English teacher about how they got past” their “bad grammar”. There is a typo in the comment.

Yahoo added that an Instagram user claimed a “suggestive allusion” in the caption, while others clarified what Baldwin meant by using the phrase “back rubbing tactics”: “He meant that his son might be trying to get something out of it like It’s a treat or a treat.”

How old are Hilaria and Leo Baldwin?

Hilaria Baldwin was born on January 6, 1984 in Boston, MA and is 39 years old.

she met alec baldwin At Pure Food and Wine in New York February 2011. Six months later, they moved to Greenwich Village together. They got engaged in April 2012.

The following year, they started having children, and they now have seven children: Carmen Gabriela (born August 23, 2013), Rafael Thomas (June 17, 2015), Leonardo Angel Charles (September 12, 2016), Romeo Alejandro David (May 17, 2018), Eduardo Pau Lucas (September 8, 2020), María Lucía Victoria (February 25, 2021 via surrogate) and Ilaria Catalina Irena (September 22, 2022) .

So, Leo is six years old. His father, Alec, is 64 years old.

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Does Hilaria Baldwin speak Spanish?

Yes, Baldwin’s children are enrolled, or at least as of 2020, at a Spanish-English bilingual school. “I send them to a bilingual school where they learn Spanish at school and I talk to them in Spanish at home,” she said. told the new york times.

When she and Alec first met, she was speaking in Spanish to an Argentinian man and his girlfriend sitting at a table next to Baldwin.

“He said, ‘Where are you from?'” she told the paper. “I said, ‘I’m from Boston.’ It was the first thing I said, and that’s always been my narrative.”

Her older brother and her parents moved to Mallorca in 2011. At home (in Boston), the whole family speaks Spanish and cooks Spanish food; “When we’re not in Spain, we call it ‘We’re bringing Spain into our home,'” she reportedly said. So her family life and upbringing always had a lot to do with Spain and Hispanic culture, but her native language was also English.

Anything to tell us about this article?

Bruno Cooke has been a freelance writer since 2019, mainly with GRV Media. He was an early contributor to The Focus and has contributed to HITC, Groundviews and the University of Sheffield newspaper – where he completed his MA in Global Journalism in 2021. He is the spoken-word poetry editor of The Friday Poem and self-published his debut 2019 novel, Reverie, which his mom called a “fantastic read” and a “great Christmas gift.” Bruno has lived in China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and likes: bike tours, black and white Japanese movies, bar quizzes, fermented and baklava. In 2023, Bruno will embark on a journey around the world with his partner.

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