You have to hand it to Abby Lee Miller: She knows how to get attention. This week she's doing it by making her preteen dance students wear nude bras for a feather fan burlesque routine. Burlesque. One of the girls in the number is like 8 years old. When you instruct a little girl to dance like a man "can't afford" her, you're quite literally instructing her to act like a whore, albeit an expensive whore, but a whore just the same.
And despite the fact that the mothers were seemingly horrified at these non-costumes, they went along with it.