Did you think the whole Tiger Mom controversy was over? Well, always-tasteful ABC show What Would You Do? digs it up and mercilessly flogs its corpse in this segment, in which an actress playing a mean Asian mom berates her daughter as shocked diner patrons look on.
On tonight's Report, Amy Chua—the controversial author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother—was Stephen Colbert's guest. The interview was a mix of funny and serious, with defenses by Chua of her parenting throughout. Here are some highlights.
Amy Chua's memoir, Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother, has recently been the subject of controversy, due in no small part to the strict parenting methods she describes. We sat down with Chua to see how she's handling the backlash.
The human mother has seen many metamorphoses of late, from the early "soccer mom" to the "Mama Grizzly" and "Tiger Mother." Herewith, we chart the common Mom's fascinating evolution — and her disturbing future.