Critical Mess!

Julie Chen’s Tough Love Over Kid’s Artwork

Just like in 'Big Brother,' there can be only one!

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Julie Chen is seldom a softie — and remains a tough-as-nails mom when it comes to her only kid’s grammar school art!

The “Talk” top banana keeps her home tip-top spotless, clutter-free perfect, even with eight-year-old Charlie — shown here with mom and dad Les Moonves — around to mess things up.

Her hard-to-believe tidy tip? “Julie doesn’t hold onto sentimental garbage,” squealed a mommy pal.

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“She said, ‘I only keep one piece of classroom artwork per grade!’”

Guess the rest … is history!