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Toddlers and Tiaras Season Two Premiere

Toddler Pageants: Enchanting or Creepy?

Time to bust out the candy and popcorn... or is it? Toddlers and Tiaras is back for season two on TLC. While 43 percent said you would tune into the show's first season, how many of you will return for round two? Child beauty pageants are like a train wreck — it's near impossible to tear one's eyes away from the mama drama. One might be hard pressed to believe these competitions and lifestyles still exist in today's world, but thanks to reality television, viewers can sit back and soak up the painful hairdos, masked makeup, and helicopter moms. Tell me, do you find these types of toddler pageants enchanting or creepy? To check out the sneak peek from the season premiere


catita85 catita85 8 years
That is so disturbing. I loathe child beauty pageants.
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
Anyone see that part in Bruno with the child pageant people? When he was asking if their kids would be fine with taking pictures with live wasps, dressed as Nazis pushing another child around in a wheelbarrow or pretending to crucify another child (like Jesus) and all the parents gave a resounding YES. Creepy isn't even the right word for this. I've see shows like this before (train wreck indeed) with parents giving four yr olds can after can of RedBull to keep them awake, and one little girl telling her mommy she just wanted to play outside and her mom told her "Only fat, ugly little girls do that". I even saw one with a pageant for babies only a few month old, they are carried out by a stage hand (they can't even walk) and the judging were saying things like "Oh, i liked that one, he had a sassy attitude", um, he's a baby!?!
sham28 sham28 8 years
F*cked up.
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 8 years
I saw on Good Morning America yesterday that there is a two week bot competing not that is beyond creepy, not that the toddlers are acceptable.
TammyO TammyO 8 years
It's more than creepy to me it's downright disturbing and sad. :o
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 8 years
I really hope the parents will regret this when their kids are teenagers and making the parents' life a living hell, because they've been spoiled so much and trained to focus on all the wrong things in life.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
Sickening and gross. I also find it bordering on child abuse.
MissSushi MissSushi 8 years
In my view, its bordering on child abuse. I think its sickening, and totally bizarre. Why exactly do small children need to be trussed up with things i find ridiculous on ADULTS? Why exactly do they feel the need to make them look like fake adult dolls... god it gives me a stomachache. I really wish it wasn't accepted. I completley agree about the comment about self esteem and their looks. How teaching someone that the faker they can get their appearence to be the better they are as a person (winning and such) is something these parents feel is okay to teach their poor little girls is beyond me.
Pampire Pampire 8 years
Creepy indeed! What kind of life do those kids have? That's very sad! A kid should be playing outdoors and being a kid, not having to worry about makeup, hair and getting dirt under their fingernails, their parents are brainwashing them, IMO The parents should Let them enjoy their childhood!
LilaBo LilaBo 8 years
these parents are disgusting.
mhg mhg 8 years
This is horrible, on so many levels. To anyone who says, "I put my daughter in it because it gives her self esteem, etc.," I say, please, please, please, provide your daughter with an outlet for self esteem that is not contingent upon her appearance. BLECH!
Moms Moms 8 years
I am totally creeped out by pageants. The fake teeth, spray tans, dyed hair and parading children around like dolls. I think it's ridiculous.
emilynotail emilynotail 8 years
I'd go with creepy. The UK doesn't really have kiddie beauty pageants the same way the States does. If I entered my daughter and she didn't win I'd be worried she would be thinking - I'm not pretty enough. Not to mention the tiny tots in makeup and adult clothing just looks strange.
macgirl macgirl 8 years
runningesq runningesq 8 years
CREEPY. Nothing says "you can grow up to be a stong woman" like hair spraying, fake tanning, and adding false eyelashes to your little girl. The mothers - and fathers - who do this should be ashamed.
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