[Hefei, China; July 27. Image via Getty]

Young Chinese children take part in a children's beauty and modeling contest in Hefei, in eastern China's Anhui province on July 27, 2009. Beauty pageants were once considered reviled displays of western decadence but have become big business in Communist-ruled China following more than two decades of economic reforms. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images)