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Which celebrity is fighting for her right to breastfeed in public?

The singer Pink breastfeeds her daughter Willow in an image posted by her to her Instagram account.

For some moms, enough is enough when it comes to the controversy surrounding breastfeeding. And for new mom Pink, if you have a problem with her lactating ways, be prepared for a fight.

The Blow Me (One More Kiss) singer recently told a British talk show about her feisty reaction to one man's rude comment over her choice to breastfeed (with a "Hooter Hider") at a restaurant.

"I had a cover on," Pink said on the British talk show Alan Carr: Chatty Man earlier this month. "And this guy walks by, and he was like, 'Ughhh.' He was just disgusted."

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Instead of letting the ignorant comment slide, Pink went all grizzly mama bear on the guy. "I was like, 'You didn't get enough hugs when you were little,'" she said.

This prompted her husband, motocross star Carey Hart, to inform her that if she kept it up she'd start a fight, which the 33-year-old singer told the show she'd have no problem doing to defend her right to nurse.

This isn't the first time Pink has been upfront (to the point of TMI, for some people – I'm looking at you, Ryan Seacrest) about breastfeeding. A self-declared militant breastfeeder, Pink freely discussed her nursing regime during a radio interview with Seacrest in July.

"We're switching sides as we speak," she said. "My left [breast] is a lot more talented than my right."

She also told Seacreast that little Willow (who was one and a month in July) had six teeth already.

"Oh, but she's not a biter," she said. (To which the puerile Seacrest jokingly said: "Good morning everybody, welcome to Pink's interview on KISS FM.")

Pink also released a very intimate photo of her nursing Willow during a pause while shooting her cover for her new album, The Truth About Love.

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This, though, wasn't the most graphic moment of Pink's very public breastfeeding life. According to Today Moms, the rock star told the media she has had to give up on her nipple rings since nursing began, "because it was like a sprinkler."

Now there's a mental image.

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