Shock as five-year-old Toddlers & Tiaras girl sings to sexy song on stage in nightclub… as her MOTHER pushes her on
One would have thought the young stars of Toddlers & Tiaras stars were exploited enough on the outrageous pageant reality show.
But seemingly ambitious mothers of the hapless children are prepared to go even further in their pursuit of fame and fortune.
In what many would deem an entirely inappropriate move, five-year-old Toddlers star Isabella Barrett was booked for an appearance in a New York nightclub, where she sang and danced along to an obscene song in front of a crowd of cheering adults.
Inappropriate: Wearing a pink tutu, five-year-old Isabella Barrett sings along to the adult lyrics
Dressed in a sugar-pink tutu, the little girl was accompanied by her mother as she took to the stage at a charity fundraising event on Monday night.
And it was her mother who pushed her daughter on when the first deafening notes of LMFAO's pop song I'm Sexy And I Know It pumped out of the sound system.
In the video footage obtained by showbiz website tmz.com, Isabella's mother stands beside her as the little girl waves her hand in the air and sings the lyric: 'I'm sexy and I know it, wiggle wiggle wiggle, yeah' into a microphone.
Encouragement: Her mother shouts the lyrics to her daughter as the little girl waves her hands in the air, scanning the adult crowd with her eyes
Her enthusiastic mother looks to be enjoying the raucous event far more than her bemused-looking child, whose confused eyes scan the cheering crowd.
Her mother, on the other hand, fist-pumps the air, feeding her daughter the adult lyrics and shouting at the crowd to sing and dance along.
The five-year-old initially made waves when her episode of Toddlers & Tiaras was screened last month.
Isabella was filmed criticising fellow Toddlers star Paisley Dickey for dressing like a prostitute. The little girl appeared to be fed the lines from someone off-screen, suspected to be her mother.
Too much, too young: In her Toddlers episode, screened in December, Isabella criticised rival Paisley Dickey, 3, whose mother dressed her up as Julia Roberts' prostitute character in Pretty Woman
'Last time I was here, Paisley was
trying to copy me,' she said, 'but MY mom doesn't dress me up as a hooker.'
Paisley Dickey, three, dressed as Julia Roberts' prostitute character from Pretty Woman
Isabella was referring to one of the series' most shocking scenes to date, where three-year-old Paisley Dickey was dressed up by her mother as Julia Roberts' prostitute character from Pretty Woman.
The distasteful scenes are just some in a long line of outrageous footage to come from the TLC reality show, which has also seen a two-year-old gyrate on stage dressed as a buxom miniature Dolly Parton.
Last week's episode plumbed new depths when a pageant mother admitted to spiking her daughter's drinks with what she called 'pageant crack', and giving her so-called go-go-juice to animate her ahead of her stage performance.
show has caused outcry with many who believe it could have a negative influence on youngsters calling for its ban.
Campaigners have set up Facebook group 'Take “Toddlers And Tiaras” off the Air!' in a bid to
have the plug pulled in the show.
Toddlers & Tiaras airs on Wednesdays at 10pm on TLC
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