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 Super Ryan
Joined: 9/15/2007
Msg: 2
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I have to agree that it just seemed wrong.
In-fact, the first thing I thought of when I saw the video was the episode of South Park when Ike (while being possesed by Micheal Jackson) entered a toddler beauty pagent, and two of the three judges were masterbating to the contestents.

These little girls do have talent, and I'm sure most of the parents had good intentions. But why do we need to sexualize 8 year olds for a dance compitition.
It's bad enough that pop culture is trying as hard as possible to value women on their sexuality alone, we really don't need to be doing it with small children.
 stargazer1000
Joined: 1/16/2008
Msg: 4
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Posted: 5/17/2010 7:17:38 AM
I could only stomach about 15 seconds of this before I had to shut it off! Dear gawd, what were these parents thinking? Proof that "common sense"is anything but common.
 RushLuv
Joined: 4/16/2009
Msg: 5
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Posted: 5/17/2010 7:41:30 AM
Frankly, I don't care if it was a dance competition. Everyone who has seen the SL video knows that video is raunchy.

Those "parents" just opened up a huge can of worms to a huge number of pedophiles, and child molesters. There are a ton of videos on YouTube, where many has used common sense and disagreed with 7 year old girls on stage wearing scantily clad costumes, raunchily dancing to SL.

Those parents should be ashamed of themselves. Way to go.
 Ms_6Cs_QT
Joined: 3/4/2010
Msg: 8
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Posted: 5/17/2010 4:48:29 PM
I thought it was too provacative for girls that age to be portraying themselves like that.

Even the little girls themselves had no clue about how bad their costumes were or even how they were dancing, to them they were just dancing.
 kittybiscuit
Joined: 2/11/2007
Msg: 9
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Posted: 5/17/2010 5:30:42 PM
It's completely disgusting. This would be inappropriate for high schoolers and these are little girls. People wonder why they catch middle schoolers performing oral sex during class? Uhm yeah, parents who think this is ok...
 late™
Joined: 2/1/2010
Msg: 11
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Posted: 5/17/2010 6:31:57 PM
Can someone answer why people would think this is OK?

...'cause they're seriously sick in the head?


Seriously, do you really need to throw a stripper pole in the mix to have it be considered "crossing the line"?

With these whackos, ...it probably wouldn't surprise me.

Madison Avenue has many pathologies, ...if it can be exploited for $, it will be, the fact that commercial media has a pedophilia side to it has been obvious for a long time.

Corporate culture is like that, no pathology is taboo, after all, it's just an artificial person.

It's a consumer product, ...consumers of it are inevitable.
 Casper66
Joined: 3/2/2007
Msg: 12
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Posted: 5/17/2010 11:24:54 PM
Had an instant gut reaction to the video, I think the parents are using the shock value to get the kids noticed in a very bad way, the outfits were the worse, all they needed was a stripper pole to complete the image. I don't want to think about all the sick and perverted people watching these little girls on youtube, I think they could have easily used different clothing and music to showcase the kids talent, but sexualization is the lowest and easiest way to get noticed and thats what the parents and trainer went for.
 treselle
Joined: 6/16/2005
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Posted: 5/19/2010 9:28:43 AM
I was watching the View and Whoopy insisted that it was just dancing. What????? I was dancing since I was 6. Never ever children were dressed and danced like strippers/hookers. The dance teacher is either a pedophile or her husband is and she did it to please him. Those little girls do not understand the moves: they think it's the way it's supposed to be. So, little girls behave that way. A 44 year old high-school male teacher told me that the young teenage girls dressed like prostitutes for school dances. Some call them PROSTITOTS. He always volunteers for those dances.
Never mind Dancing with the Stars. It's all about ratings. Although many women watch the show, they are greedy and want male audience. That's why all those moves and costumes. Sex sells. Not to mention that all those dancers are adults.
I watched 2 parents of those girls who said that nothing was wrong with that look and dance. Later they would wonder why their girls post provocative photos of themselves on the Internet or/and have sex when they are only 9-12.
 arwen52
Joined: 3/13/2008
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Posted: 5/19/2010 6:37:35 PM
The video is no longer on YouTube.
 junipermoon
Joined: 3/1/2006
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Posted: 5/20/2010 5:10:32 AM
too many studios concentrate on teaching the kids their recital piece and little else.

i have a problem with instructors who don't
require ballet training before jazz, modern
or even tap. a solid background in classical
ballet ensures the technique, placement, balance
and muscle control necessary to properly learn other forms.

i'd like to see certification requirements
for all dance teachers. i've seen too many students
enter a college-level dance class only to discover that
their background provides no preparation for what
they encounter there.

and videos like the one discussed demonstrate this. children of that
age obviously (to me, anyway) have no business performing pieces like
the one shown. performance should present that they have
learned positions of the body, flexibility, epaulement, turns and a lyrical
sense. otherwise, they have a structure on a foundation that
doesn't exist.
 want to travel
Joined: 7/29/2006
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Posted: 5/20/2010 7:28:07 PM
YUK IS ALL I HAVE TO SAY!
THIS CULTURE IS GOING TO THE DOGS, NO WAIT I LOVE DOGS.......WELL YOU GET THE IDEA
IT SEEMS LIKE ONLY YOUTH IS CONSIDERED 'SEXY' GROWN WOMEN ARE SHAVING TO LOOK YOUNG... PRE TEEN YOUNG!, AND DO NOT SAY IT IS CLEANER
OR SOFTER, IT IS A FETISH, THANKS AMERICAN PORN, AND MASS MEDIA, WOMEN ARE LOOSING WHAT THEY HAVE FOUGHT FOR FOR THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS, DON'T BELIEVE ME WATCH MTV!, A FEW YEARS AGO, THE VIDEOS WOULD HAVE BEEN BANNED, FOR OBJECTIFYING WOMEN
 Ms_6Cs_QT
Joined: 3/4/2010
Msg: 24
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Posted: 5/21/2010 7:58:02 AM
I feel sorry for those kids, because they're going to be now known as those girls in that video.
And, they have no control. Their parents enrolled them into those classes, their dance teacher is the one that probably most likely told them to do that, and it be in her good graces they did what they could do be the best.

I'm sure she probably told them to get attention, and be the best is to work hard, and probably thought the costumes were good to gain that attention. And it did gain attention, just in a negative light rather in a positive one.

I'm sure once these kids can get a say in all of this, and I mean a "REAL say" not a rehearsed say of what they think of it. I'm sure they do feel uncomfortable with it, but just went with what their peers, family and teacher wanted.

oh well..just feel sorry for them, because they're going to be targetted now for that for a long time.
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