Karla Souza Recalls 3-Year-Old Daughter's Act of Defiance: 'She Peed on Herself to Get Back at Me!'

The How to Get Away with Murder alum shares two children with husband Marshall Trenkmann

Karla Souza attends the NALIP Media Summit's Latino Media Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on July 27, 2019 in Hollywood, California.
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Karla Souza's daughter knows what she wants!

During an interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show, the How to Get Away with Murder alum, 35, shared a story about her 3-year-old daughter's recent act of defiance — which included peeing on herself.

"The other day, I told her not to do something that she really wanted to do. And I was like, 'No, Gianna … no, we're not doing that,'" Souza said. "She was standing, she looked at me, and she started peeing."

Host Kelly Clarkson gasped and said, "Just looking at you like: 'Watch this. And you're gonna pick it up.'"

"Yup, and she peed down," said Souza, who stood up and motioned her hand down her leg. "And I have read the books, so I was like, 'Don't give her what she wants. She wants to piss you off,' so I was just like, 'Alright, aisle three needs a cleanup,' and I just left."

The Home Economics star, who also shares 1-year-old Luka Oliveras with husband Marshall Trenkmann, jokingly recalled how it made her question the type of toddler she's raising.

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"Inside, I was like, 'No, she didn't. What kind of daughter do I have?' So, I just pretended like it was fine, but she peed on herself to get back at me!"

Furthermore, Souza said making her daughter help with the cleanup ended up backfiring! "She was like, 'Oh, yay! We get to have fun cleaning it up!'"

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Clarkson, 39, who is also a mom of two, had a similar experience to share as she recalled the time she taught her son a lesson in laundry.

The Voice coach shares son Remington Alexander, 5, and daughter River Rose, 7, with ex-husband Brandon Blackstock.

"The last time my son did that, I literally walked him directly to our washing machine," Clarkson revealed. "I said, 'Okay, take them off, and you put them in there, and then you use this soap,' … and I made him do his own laundry. He was like four at the time."

However, Clarkson added that it wasn't because he was being spiteful.

"He's just lazy. He just didn't want to go to the bathroom, and I'm just like, 'You can't just pee everywhere.' We also have a ranch, so on ranches, you can just kind of, like, pee anywhere. No one's there. So guys — it's easy for them. So, I'm like, 'This is not a ranch!'"

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