The clip showed a troupe of 8- and 9-year-old Los Angeles girls in a national dance contest.
Little Mix strip NAKED and cover themselves in slurs to make powerful statement
But I doubt that two million people had tuned in simply to admire their arabesques. For about 48 hours it blazed across blogs and filled up in-boxes. And then, faster than you tiny say JonBenet Ramsey, it was gone.
Outraged mommy bloggers calmed down. News outlets turned back to the BP oil spill and the Pennsylvania newlyweds who were born on the same day in the same hospital.
Moral panics about pornified girls bubble up regularly these days: But teen worries, parents, Clawdeen is not without her striptease side: I might give the phenomenon a pass if it turned out that, once they were older, little girls who play-acted at sexy were more comfortable in their skins or more confident in their sexual relationships, if they asked more of their partners or enjoyed greater pleasure. But evidence is to the contrary. That ongoing confusion between desirability and desire may help explain another trend giving parents agita: I have to admit that part of me is impressed by their gallery.