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to be watching toddlers and tiaras on DMAX....

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rhondajean Sun 28-Aug-11 21:39:27

with my jaw hitting the floor?

I know its car crash tv. There is nothing else on and I am too lazy to go put in a dvd right now.

I am wondering if I am being overly judgemental about it. I thought perhaps its no worse than children doing a dancing show, but then usually they are about everyone showing what they learnt together and not picking out one for "prettiness".


KenDoddsDadsDog Sun 28-Aug-11 21:41:19

What channel <needs trash tv fix>

rhondajean Sun 28-Aug-11 21:47:19

145 on sky

MissVerinder Sun 28-Aug-11 21:51:20

Just can't bring myself to watch it, to be honest.

I would (quite sincerely) rather have my wisdom teeth out!

rhondajean Sun 28-Aug-11 21:53:45

Oh hi Miss, remember you from the book thread <waves>

Tiredmumno1 Sun 28-Aug-11 21:56:05

It is bloody disgraceful, i saw part of it once before, what is wrong with the flippin parents, why would they do that?

missmogwi Sun 28-Aug-11 21:59:44

YANBU-it's basically telling these children that being pretty and 'talented'--dropping a baton on the floor while your mum gives you evils-- are the most important things in life.

Growing up with this lifestyle must be damaging. Although the other times I watched this the parents were far more pushy and negative. Hence better crappy t.v. IYSWIM grin

The fixed grins really freak me out too.

mumatron Sun 28-Aug-11 22:08:36

I watched it yesterday.

It's awful!

Was it the one with the 4 year old called Eden? All the mothers were shitting because she is the best pagent girl around.

Absolute bonkers.

I had to record the advert to show dp. The little girl with the madonna-esque cone b oobs just makes my head boggle!

rhondajean Sun 28-Aug-11 22:10:38

It wasnt that one, it ended with an 8 year old who looked dead behind the eyes in howling tears on mums lap because she "only" got queen not supreme which I assume is a "better" prize.

And I dont mean to be mean or generalise, but the mums - look as thought they might be living vicariously through the girls?

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