France Considers Banning Child Beauty Pageants

It looks like Toddlers & Tiaras: The French Edition won't be happening anytime soon. The French government has issued a report calling for a ban on child beauty pageants, as well as padded bras and high heels on young girls. The proposed ban comes after 10-year-old Thylane Blondeau showed up in heels and a provocative… » 3/07/12 9:30am 3/07/12 9:30am

French Brand Markets Lingerie For Little Girls With Requisite…

The French will see our alarm over inappropriate photos of 10-year-old model Thylane Blondeau and raise us a line of lingerie for girls ages four through 12, and the accompanying images styled to look like a sensual bedroom romp. » 8/16/11 9:45pm 8/16/11 9:45pm

Controversial 10-Year-Old Model's Mom Doesn't Quite Get It

The French press has been covering the emergence of those creepy and very adult-styled photographs of 10-year-old child model Thylane Loubry. And Thylane's mother, the entertainment reporter-turned-reality show contestant-turned-fashion designer, has spoken out angrily about what she says is an unfair focus on her… » 8/10/11 6:00pm 8/10/11 6:00pm

The 10-Year-Old French Model's Mother Responds To The Controversy Over…

The mother of Thylane Loubry Blondeau, the 10-year-old fashion model whose depiction in fashion spreads has raised concerns about the sexualization of young models, has spoken publicly about the controversy. Veronika Loubry blames a "bad personn in usa [sic]" for drawing attention to her daughter. » 8/08/11 2:40pm 8/08/11 2:40pm