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Mariah Carey has been shamed for giving her 4-year-old son a dummy.

What was really supposed to be an innocent Instagram post about having a movie night with her kids, has turned into a crusade against her sons dummy-sucking ways.

Mariah Carey, 45, posted the offending photo of her four-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe last week, sparking criticism from parents worldwide.

Movie night! #RocThinksHesOnARollerCoaster

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Some even voiced their opinion on the post, replying “People saying so what about a toddler sucking on a pacifier? No, that’s a lazy parent. A dinky at 4? Damn shame. Be prepared to explain to your kid why they’re going to have crooked teeth!” and “Roc still has a pacifier – at [almost] 5 years old. Anyone else notice this?”

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Despite the haters, there were many people praising Mariah’s parenting skills and saying it was none of any one else’s business.

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Mariah Carey is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with her twins by her side. Image: Getty.

"He's a child! Nothing is cookie cutter when it comes to development and parenting. He's healthy and happy and living what appears to be a happy and loving life. #worryaboutyourownkids"

WATCH Mariah Carey talk about her two kids. Post continues after video...

This isn't the first time we're hearing about this kind of debate though. How old is too old for a child to have a dummy?

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