On last night's Toddlers & Tiaras, one woman was upset that her 8-year-old daughter no longer fit into her $1,200 custom-made dress, so she put her on a strict, all-fruit diet for the week leading up to the pageant.
Fortunately, the baby didn't have Down Syndrome, and got cute enough for pageantry, according to one mother on last night's Toddlers & Tiaras, who says the documentary Living Dolls inspired her to get her daughter involved in child beauty pageants.
Last night's episode featured a pageant in Hawaii, where one little girl got a (fake?) tattoo, a mother purposely deprived her child of her ADHD meds and then Photoshopped the shit out of her picture until she was unrecognizable.
Last night's episode of Toddlers & Tiaras was typical in its display of unorthodox parenting that involves bad advice, spray tans, and sexy bikinis for five year old girls.
On last night's episode of Toddlers & Tiaras, one woman said that being a pageant mom is "no worse" than being a "welfare mom." Then she explained that she sometimes doesn't make "medical payments" in order to afford pageant fees.
Last night's episode of Toddlers & Tiaras really illuminated why child beauty pageants might not be the best environment for young girls.
Last night, three sisters entered the Babes of Summer pageant. So they wouldn't compete against each other, their mother lied about her 10-year-old's age so she could be in an older age group. But did she also enhance her dress?
On last night's episode, a 4-year-old girl was in a sexy cop costume, the back of which said, "bad cop, no donut." The mom's explanation of it was way more inappropriate: somehow "donut" is a synonym for "vagina."
On last night's episode, Emily—whose father says he expresses his love by "buying her things"—spent five hours at a spa getting a facial and massage, among other treatments, to "boost her confidence" for an upcoming pageant.
Because she's in a glitz pageant! At least, that was the reasoning regarding this 6-year-old from last night's episode of Toddlers & Tiaras.
Last night's episode of Toddlers & Tiaras featured Dwayne, a self-professed "pageant dad," who choreographs his 6-year-old daughter's routines, co-designs her costumes, and does her makeup. He's married to a woman, but the question remains: Is he gay?