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to think that "all grown up"......

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BertrandRussell Mon 07-Nov-16 08:50:18 one of the most repulsive of the many repulsive things the media say about women/girls?

OutDamnedWind Mon 07-Nov-16 08:53:37

YANBU at all. The sexual undertones are barely beneath the surface.

MycatsaPirate Mon 07-Nov-16 08:53:51

A bit more context would help.

CaoNiMao Mon 07-Nov-16 08:58:12

It's grim.

Like those countdowns when a "hot" young celeb comes of age. As if a woman can rightfully take her place in the world now she's old enough to be a man's sexual plaything.

And they say we've come so far...

BertrandRussell Mon 07-Nov-16 09:09:08

It's always being used in the tabloids. This morning The Sun used it about Tiffany from East Enders who was a child actor and has now produced a "sexy" pop video. She's 15.

BabyJakeHatersClub Mon 07-Nov-16 09:36:06

Really? Someone said it about my 6 year old recently but fairly sure they weren't checking out his package.

Very different to mention it in your context or with "undertones barely beneath the surface" to a tabloid couunt down.

HermioneJeanGranger Mon 07-Nov-16 09:46:29

It's down to context, isn't it?

I saw lots of posts on Facebook of children starting school in September with the caption "X is all grown up!". Which is fine and very different to dodgy tabloid headlines.

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