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Denise Van Outen Lashes Out At Natalie Cassidy: Round Three

28/03/2011 09:12 | Updated 22 May 2015

Denise Van Outen, Natalie CassidyThe spat between celebs Natalie Cassidy and Denise Van Outen over the rights and wrongs of being a working mum looks set to continue, with Van Outen posting an angry message on Twitter last night.

The Legally Blonde star made a pop at Eastenders actress Natalie after a magazine claimed Denise was struggling to balance her career and parenthood.

Insisting her new role in in the musical wasn't interfering with her ability to be a good mother to daughter Betsy, Denise pointed out the story came from the same magazine that Natalie was a columnist for.

Writing on her Twitter, she said: 'Ridiculous article in New! mag about me struggling being a working mum. Total RUBBISH!

'Same mag Nat Cassidy writes for. Funny that!

'I have no regrets about being part of Legally Blonde show. I'm having a total blast on this show. I'm a very happy working mummy.'

The feud has been going on since August when the then-pregnant Cassidy blasted new mums like Van Outen for going back to work, declaring: 'Having a child should be your job.'

Clearly offended by the actress's remarks, Van Outen initially defended herself on Twitter, writing: 'I will spend the daytimes with hubby and baby, and work in the evenings when Betsy is sleeping. Perfect!

'Thought I'd get in there first before the likes of Natalie Cassidy criticise me for being a working mum.'

The battle was re-ignited three weeks ago when Van Outen launched a lengthy tirade on Twitter after watching Cassidy promoting her reality show Natalie Cassidy: Becoming Mum on ITV programme Lorraine.

Earlier this month, Natalie insisted that she has 'old-fashioned' views of motherhood and didn't mean to sound critical of Van Outen's decision to return to work so soon after giving birth to daughter Betsy.

But she also hit back at the Van Outen's criticism of her for selling the first photos of her baby Eliza to a glossy magazine, saying she and fiance Adam Cottrell couldn't afford to give the money to charity like Van Outen and husband Lee Mead.

What do you think?

Should mothers simply be kinder to each other?

Or are we always going to fall into two camps - stay-at-home mums and working mums?

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