There’s a huge debate today over a 10-year-old girl, Thylande Blondeau, who’s in full makeup – and posing provocatively – in the September issue of French Vogue. France is certainly known for being fashion forward, but is this going too far?
Thylande is a very good looking kid, but a lot of people say her posing on top of a tiger, wearing pumps and pushing out her pouty lips is just too much for her age. I'm all for an artistic approach to fashion, but I’ve got to say I don't get it. And I get a lot of stuff that people tend to find "out there.”
What do you think? How young is too young for a child to srike a provocative pose?
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By the way, kudos to CNN for NOT printing the photos of the child here!
I'd like to hear CNN ask Madeleine McCann's parents to offer their opinion of these photos... or maybe JonBenet Ramsey's father would have some thoughts on the subject. If they would speak out, maybe the greedy, maladjusted fashionista idiots at French Vogue would get a clue. Ya think? Sigh. Wishful thinking on my part, no doubt.
who knows, if we*re lucky kids could tp this statue for years to come..
What! Tracie is dead? Hey itsamemario, I'll chip in on that statue! LOL I saw this 10 year old on GMA, there is no way in hail I'd ever allow my daughters to do that! Way to go to her parents. *sigh*
@itsamemario- that would be nice..bronze..lil statue in honor of the "doo dee queen"......"poo poo protagonist". Either way you're right...memorial is needed.......lol
ill bronze a toilet for her, i guess..
I thought tracie was dead too & I'm holding on to that (wish) thought, 'til I hear otherwise! Yeaaa, tracie is dead, lets all flush our toilets in honor of her demise! I'll send toilet paper flowers to the memorial!!
It is Not fashion forward or artistic for children to pose provocatively! Even the word, "provocative" tells you it's Wrong! Do we want to provoke child molesters? This Child should be modeling in a tween or teen mag, not in 1 for adult women! All fashion mags & companies should use some logic when some1 comes up with an idea like this! They should think about their own kids, would they put them in a provocative pose!? I don't think so!!
I saw the obituary too.....guess that was pre-mortem....come on @TraciesRep give us an update, is she gone?
Under 18 or 120 pounds
I thought you died? Your rep is on while you were working telling us the news that you died.
That's not the cover is it? She's not on a tiger and the woman in the picture has breasts, 10 year old's don't unless it's a stuffed bra. p.s. it's a bad idea to have children pose provocatively. It only supports pedophilia. Get an 18 y.o. model. stupid french
Yeah. That's the cover. I don't think they'll be posting the photo of the 10 year-old in the US media without blocking out her face because she's a minor.
This is the french were talking about. Pretty sure demi moore showed her boobs over there at 16
demi moore? Where can I get that pic?
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