Child Beauty Pageants Get Creepier
|by Justin LeBlanc|
File under: Fake Females19 Feb 2013 0:25 EST
'Child beauty pageants' have always been bizarre, but they recently crossed into the realm of science fiction, positing a model of beauty completely alien to the human race.
Pageant mothers used to consider their pre-adolescent daughters beautiful only when they looked like sexualized adult playmates. But apparently that wasn't enough. Apparently there was only so much makeup you could apply to your daughter's face, and only so much disfiguration you can legally force a child to undergo. So these mothers have exchanged the photo studio for Photoshop. Now their daughters aspire to actualize a model of beauty not just difficult to acquire, but completely impossible. And completely horrifying.
"No, that's really what our daughter looks like. You see, my husband is a GI Joe figurine..."
Apparently, even infants qualify:
Notice the 'improvement'?
And Asian themes are strangely popular with this crowd:
But really, having your daughter become neurotic, anorexic, or self-harming later in life is only a small price to pay for such 'beautiful' images. And the money's good too.
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