Last night's episode of Toddlers & Tiaras really illuminated why child beauty pageants might not be the best environment for young girls.



1.) These pants.


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2.) Bad logic exhibited by the people in charge. Like this pageant director, who said of the industry, "If Donald Trump believes in it, then it's gotta be good." Then how does that explain his hair?


3.) May lead to deceiving MySpace photos.


4.) Six-year-olds need makeup on to feel pretty.


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5.) This woman is in charge of makeup.


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6.) Five-year-olds are forced to grow up too fast.


7.) Participants become unrecognizable.


8.) Girls are expected to act sexy before they are even potty-trained.


9.) Lax grammar.


10.) Delusions of grandeur.