Tamera Mowry Defends Herself Against Critics After the Death of Her Niece

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It hasn't even been a week since a gunman opened fire in a California bar -- killing 12 people, including Tamera Mowry's niece, Alaina Housley, who was one of the victims -- and there is already backlash ... but not directed where you might think. People are criticizing Tamera Mowry and her husband as they grieve the loss of their niece, and this celeb mom is has choice words for anyone who dares.

  • A clip of Tamera and her husband Adam's interview with CBS News is making the rounds.

    "Alaina was beautiful," Tamera Mowry said about her niece in during the video clip shared on Instagram. "And she was my friend. Yes, there needs to be a change, but all the noise … nothing's been done."

    The Real cohost joined her husband, Adam, and his brother, Arik Housley, Alaina's father, during the interview.

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  • People have tough criticism for the Hollywood star, and she's not backing down ... at all.

    "You are apart of the problem. This is the prime example I spoke about in my interview," she clapped in her Instagram post, sharing a photo of a response she received about her interview. "If you have love in your heart. You don't talk this way. You obviously missed the message. And don't you ever judge the death of my niece."

  • Sadly, the harsh words kept coming in that included ire at Tamera's husband, Adam.

    Adam Housley addresses criticism after death of niece in California bar shooting

    Back in September, Tamera defended her husband against accusations he's racist during an episode of The Real. Shortly after the September 18 episode aired, old tweets of Adam's position on the death of Trayvon Martin made the rounds, reigniting the allegations.

  • And boy did she get the last word.

    Tamera Mowry addresses criticism after niece died in California bar shooting

    It is worth a note that California has some of the toughest gun laws in the country.

  • People have been showering Tamera with nothing but love and support.

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  • And call the criticism she's receiving "disgusting."

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  • Name-calling a grieving family member who lost a loved one is never the answer.

    ... period.

  • You can check out the Housley family interview on CBS News here:

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