Buzz Bishop: Father Admits Having A Favourite Child (PICTURES)

26/09/2012 09:06 | Updated 05 November 2012

A father-of-two is facing a backlash after admitting in a blog posting that he has a favourite child.

Buzz Bishop, a Canadian broadcaster and writer was explaining how he and his wife (then girlfriend) found themselves expecting their son Zacharie just two months into their relationship.

He wrote: “If I were to be absolutely honest, my older son is my favourite of the two. He and I are adventurous partners in crime, and I can’t imagine life without him. He was an accident waiting to happen and I’m so glad it did.”

Comments branding Bishop “insensitive”, "stupid" and "selfish", continue to pile in thick and fast, but he has also been praised for his honesty - with some fellow parents claiming Bishop's only error was to admit his feelings publicly.

“My choosing Zacharie as my favourite is not about ‘playing favourites’ or ‘preferential treatment when I’m parenting. I don’t let Zacharie get away with anything because he’s my first pick, I just..y’ him better.”

He told The Star: “I’m sure my kids will read it and, hopefully, come at it from the perspective of (living) a life with me.

And he’s sticking to his guns, crediting Jezebel with being the only outlet that “really gets where I’m coming from”.

Do you think it's fair to admit who your favourite child is? Do you have a favourite?

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