Back of Shenae's Life Doesn't Seem to Imitate Her Art Shenae Grimes might play the good girl on the new 90210, but she was looking a lot edgier than Annie as she stocked up on lots of cigarettes yesterday. Most of you agree that teen shows are setting a bad example for young girls, but it looks like Shenae in real life might not be the ideal role model either. Either way, the show isn't going anywhere now that it's been picked up for a full season — so what did you think about last night's episode? View 10 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 More of Shenae and her friend if you just . View 10 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 Photo 7 Photo 8 Photo 9 Photo 10 Pacific Coast News Online Comments fovey1988 6 years Actually life does imitate art as young women like this follow in the footsteps of the young stars before them many of which smoke. These young women are living the fantasy a lot of girls only dream of. Can you imagine being 17 or 18 with the ability to go to any club in the US, have any guy you want, etc.? There are 10's of thousands of women who would love to be able to party like this - drink in one hand, cigarette in the other. dianadilettante 7 years Actually, I find that smoking fills you up, somehow. Maybe that's how TV stars and models lose weight or something? sham28 8 years Popsugar, what a happy community ;) silverkitty 8 years She looks so grown up and mature smoking. Oh yeah - and really cool! Smoking is so awesome. (not) futonfighter 8 years It's okay. She's smoking that much because she's naturally thin and just likes the taste of cigarettes in her mouth. Seriously, stop being jeluz y'all. Come on, all those packs are not for her, she's just holding them for her boyfriend. //sarcasm StrawberryBlonde 8 years ahhh got off on a rant!!! Hate when I do that. Bottom line is Islander spent about just as long as my rant was explaining it and how it wasn't about Pills/weed/alcohol (because they do, do those things) and then you went and brought it up! I was like OMG didn't he read it at all??? anyway, W/E It was only started as a simple observation on HIS part and people are really quick to tear down even when they live no where near where he said his observation took place. Kinda redundant for someone of different environment to even comment when it doesn't really pertain. StrawberryBlonde 8 years likethoseshoes lol you are still not getting it are you? Islander said he/she wasn't talking about pills, alcohol, weed, or whatever. Strictly talking about SMOKING cigarettes. (do peps not read anymore?) The whole comment was on smoking. (hence the actress with so many cigarettes) Islander said that most do weed and drink, so what is your point??? You're stating what most high schools are like. What do you have to add to the conversation that he/she didn't already say? YOU live in Katy which is NOT the Woodlands. KATY is on the other side of Houston and no where near as well off (financially speaking) as the Woodlands. (I live in Plano and go to that area quite often because my dad lives there). If Islander has actually lived there for 5 yrs and had 4 kids in it's schools, I think he knows a little more than you do about that area. You as well as others have missed the point all together. If you're just going to sit back and add fuel to the fire by showing what you DON'T know, then you shouldn't say anything at all. BTW Katy is over 50 miles from the Woodlands and in Houston that's a world a away. I know the Woodlands kids hang with Woodlands kids, they don't go all the way out to Katy. IT really surprises me that you "know" them so well when you live so far away. How could you know all of them anyway, or even most??? There are 3 major high schools in the Woodlands and they have about 3000-4000 kids a two of them and about 2000 in one other. :oy: The comment was directed specifically at teens. NOT young adults, but kids that are high school aged. I know for a fact it's not "quite the trend" to smoke at these schools. You can go 10 miles North to Conroe and find a lot more smokers than you can in The Woodlands. It's is more country and more accepted in Conroe. We aren't just talking about the regular kind of rich people that are in the Woodlands. The Heir to the MAX Factor corporation lived in over a 4 million dollar mansion just 4 houses down from my dad, and this is TEXAS where the housing industry is considered to have some of the best values around. We're not talking on the ocean Malibu, this is flat ole, tornado/hurricaine area Texas fetching that kind of dough for a house is pretty impressive. LikeThoseShoes 8 years they were in the "party" scene... ugh... gosh i hated high school. haha LikeThoseShoes 8 years oh... i also notice that the majority of people i do know that live in the woodlands do come from wealthy families... from my personal knowledge... the kids with money are the kids who can get their hands on drugs, smokes, alcohol ALOT easier. im not implying you are wrong, thats just what i know. I live in katy... and at THAT school... the "popular" (whether they be wealthy or not) were the kids at school that had already started dabbling in alcohol, pills and cocaine. LikeThoseShoes 8 years islander... not to dissagree... but i happen to know quite a shit load of younger teens/adults that live in the woodlands... not to mention just about every other part of the houston vaccinity... smoking is quite the trend... as is drinking and smoking pot... its very rare to meet someone in this city that ISNT doing one of the three jaan_black 8 years only a coke head buys that many smokes at a time....sheesh, just get the carton StrawberryBlonde 8 years Just an FYI The state with the least amount of smokers in the country is Utah. They accredit that to the strict Morman religion and that it is frowned upon to smoke (there are a lot of Mormons in Utah). The state that has the highest amount of smokers is Kentucky where 1 out of 3 adults smoke. Kentucky is also at the bottom of the list of being one of the poorest states in the country. The main factors influencing this are the strength of tobacco control policies such as excise taxes, clean indoor air legislation, media campaigns and smoking cessation services. Clearly an individual smoker’s ability to quit, or the chances that your kids might start smoking is highly influenced by the environment in which we live. If you live in Kentucky, cigarettes are cheap, and there are few services to help smokers quit. In California only one in ten people are daily smokers, you are not allowed to smoke in any indoor public place, and there have consistent media campaigns warning about the health effects of smoking. These differences have a massive impact on the health profiles in these states, such that people living their life in Kentucky are more likely to die of lung cancer than people in California. (California used to be high in the number of smokers until these laws began being passed) So if you want a healthy life for you and your kids, either advocate for tobacco control policies in your state, or move to a state that already has them. LaurenG22 8 years She is just disgusting on the inside I am sure... :( StrawberryBlonde 8 years I get what you're saying Islander71. I've actually seen a lot of what you're saying and I live in Plano TX. Smoking used to be considered cool, for a long time. Living in Seattle during the grunge movement and going to coffee houses while you sat around smoking with your friends talking politics and books, Ahhhh those were the days. UNtil, parents/grandparents started dying and it wasn't too cool watching them gasp for that last breath. Even in the movie with Isla Fisher and Ryan Reynolds, titled: "Definitely, Maybe" In the movie it was in the early 1990's they were up and coming yuppies who smoked and it was so cool, then when they met up later in 2006 they had both quit because it was now UNcool to have so little control over something that was so nasty and unhealthy. I know way more people who do NOT smoke than does smoke. This girl should quit now before she does long lasting damage to her lungs. sfprgirl 8 years I hope the show goes well for her; it has the potential to make her into a star. I personally wish that she didn't smoke, both for her health and the impression that it gives to her young fans, but I'm not her mother. Melissa-Rae 8 years Someone needs to stop hiring these starved girls. I'm so sick of it. She's disgustingly skinny. Islander71 8 years I am Class of 1993. Our 15th reunion is next month! Can't wait :) The original post was just something I have noticed in the last few yrs but didn't understand so I thought I'd throw it out there. In my house it was looked upon as a bad thing. My dad smoked but he was in both wars, by that I mean Vietnam and Korea. Almost every soldier smoked. He had 7 kids, and thank goodness none of us picked up the habit. My dad wanted us to hold ourselves to a higher standard. When I saw Melanie Griffith a few yrs back, letting her 16 yr old daughter smoke (she was not only letting her she was lighting her cigarette for her) I was a appalled. Then I saw (or noticed) more and more kids smoking in the Hollywood circle. In my group and my kid's group of people, we look at it as a poor choice. I guess you are right in that it all comes to the kind of people you hang around and what their standards are. I just had a different vision of what the standards of Hollywood kids were. I was definitely wrong. LaurenG22 8 years her knobby knees are freaking me out... GROSS. I have just decided I dispise this girl, yet also pity her. LaurenG22 8 years Islander, I am glad your daughter does not smoke, but why is this relevant to the original post... plenty of Hollywood kids don't smoke. I think it just comes down to who you happen to befriend and personal likes and dislikes. :) (ps my husband is USMA class 05) Islander71 8 years Wow, it seems that many of you should think about going back to school. To the ones who are harping on things and putting words in my mouth and saying I'm ignorant when you haven't even comprehended my comments correctly. Hate to tell you but as someone who graduated from West Point, I'm smarter academically than most of you and that's not being on a high horse, it's the truth. I was in the top 2% of high school graduates nationally in 1989, so your irrational comments really show how ignorant some of you are. I didn't say that higher socioeconomic kids are squeaky clean. This post is ABOUT SMOKING in case some of you need a refresher on what it is my comments were talking about, not drinking, not drugs, but smoking. My daughter doesn't smoke cigarettes, she thinks, as well as most of her friends, that it's trashy. She does say that most of the kids get drunk and high almost every weekend, and pop X, but like I said this was about smoking and why smart, wealthy teens are doing it in Hollywood, where as in my daughter's realm of friends they do not. It isn't a rich kid VS poor kid thing either..although statistically speaking more poorer kids smoke than richer kids in grades 9-12th. It was a POPULAR thing. Most Popular kids in my daughter's school do NOT smoke. If they are rich or not, I don't know (most of them have money), but it was the kids who shined as far as academics, in athletics, and musically. As far as the junior at the Woodlands who says more kids smoke than I think, again, I didn't say teens didn't. I said that the more popular kids do not smoke. If you know different then that's really news to me. I helped coached football and basketball and none of our kids smoked. They were trying to find the nearest steroid supplier, and ways to make them stronger/faster, but would never put anything in their bodies on a regular basis (like smoking) that would defeat their purpose of having a superior body. My daughter went to a party that I chaperoned and there were over 100 kids there. No one, not one lit up a cigarette. It was the little glasses of red juice we had to watch out for. One of you said she must be lying to me. NOT so. We went to get in a Taxi in Las Vegas and my daughter made me wait for another because she said the smell of cigarettes disgusted her so that it made her ill (there had just been a smoker in the cab). I also said that in the South (as the girl from NC was stating) it seemed that it didn't matter what your status...popular or not a high amount of kids smoked, as well as in New York and California. In the Midwest, it seemed to be a different thing. I have lived all over the country and I have 4 children who have filled me in on the goings on inside the schools. I have my kid's passwords to their My spaces and I monitor them regularly. There are no secrets when it comes to my kids. Some of you may think that's wrong and the poor kids should have their privacy. Nope. Not yet anyway. They can get that when their actions would not legally involve me. Maybe most of you do not understand such a relationship between parents and their kids being so open. I don't have secrets and they don't have secrets. We are very close and people just don't get why my kids don't lie to me. Even their friends can't believe it and wish they had such a relationship with their parents. A woman I worked for had to pay over $20,000 to get her son out of trouble he got into involving drugs. He was in rehab for 6 months, and she never had a clue. Most of these kids of The Woodlands have bottles of liquor and freely talk about how messed up they got last weekend on their Myspaces, if parents would take a look every now and then they might see what's going on and help these kids make better decisions...angels they are not, and I never said they were. Smoking is what we are talking about (HELLO)! I happen to know what my kids are doing and there are no surprises in my home. I have an open communication policy with my kids and believe me, they have used it. When my daughter wants to stay out all night, all she does is ask me, not lie like most of them do. She keeps her phone on at all times and I can always get in touch with her. I know what it like just wanting to stay out at a bon fire and talk and laugh and get a little crazy. I'm not going to say she does it all the time, but circumstances arise that she may want to come in after curfew so every situation is different. She has 2 jobs and makes the honor role so I must be doing something right. She doesn't drink, yes she tried it, didn't like it, so she doesn't do it. Some of you did get what my whole comment was questioning, but then some just jumped on the bandwagon to criticize and make statements that had nothing to do with what I was saying to begin with. It's seems to be the M.O of some here on POP to just start slamming without thinking. spicyaroma 8 years I can't believe this chick is only 2 years older than me... Sad, isn't it?! :( cmgtvs7577 8 years The girls on the new 90210 r super skinny BUT I really enjoy the show. I am not surprised to see her smoking though. she did by alot of cigs... simbaspaws 8 years Seriously? Her outfit reminds me of when I was 13 years old...so out...I do not like it at all.hey I am all for a cool edgy look.it looks dirty to me...not cute.