Friday, May 13, 2011

Pageant Mom Gives Botox to 8-Year-Old

If "child beauty pageants" weren't ugly enough! What a bizarre story of this unapologetic, deluded mother who injects her own child with "Botox".

The California mom who admitted to injecting her 8-year-old daughter with botox for a kiddie beauty pageant is now being investigated by the San Francisco Human Services Agency.

"It's pretty unusual for a mom to be injecting an 8-year-old with botox and certainly is grounds for an investigation," said Trent Rohrer of the San Francisco Human Services Agency. Mom Kerry and daughter Britney, appeared on "Good Morning America" Thursday defending the 8-year-old pageant contestant's use of botox.

"I just, like, don't, like, think wrinkles are nice on little girls," Britney said. Britney admitted it hurt to get the injections on her face, but said she was used to the pain. These pageant kids are so brainwashed! An 8-year old obsessed with wrinkles!
Kerry told ABC News that she does not believe she's endangering Britney's health and that her daughter asked for the injections. Kerry, who asked that her family's last name not be used, is a part-time aesthetician and no stranger to Botox herself, having done the treatment on her own face.

"Like I said, I do the botox myself. It's safe," Kerry said. Yes it is safe  . . . only if injected by a medical professional (Trained GP,dentist, MaxFac, dermatologist,Plastic surgeon and in some cases nurses). Is it the real stuff? As in genuine, purified Botulinum Toxin A like Botox or Vistabel from Allergan or Dysport from Ipsen? Or is it some fake,dangerous stuff you get online? This story is so outrageous!
The stupid woman goes on to say "She had watched me do it before," said Kerry. "So when we first did it, she was fine with it." Kerry wouldn't reveal who provides her with the Botox (so damn suspect!). Kerry typically administers the Botox to Britney through a total of five shots, in three different locations on her face.

"As a doctor, if I'd seen this mother, I would be required to report her to protective services because it's maltreatment... Any doctor who would give a parent botox to administer to their children should lose their license…there's not a state where you don't need to be a licensed doctor or under direct supervision of a doctor to inject this," Besser said.

Besser said that botox is used to correct children who are cross-eyed or suffering from some neurological disorders, but not typically for cosmetic reasons.

"If you inject it in the face and it drifts to your throat, it can prevent you from swallowing. If it drifts to your breathing can stop breathing. In a young child, if you're chronically using it on the face, it may actually change the shape of your face because your muscles interact with your bones to form what your face eventually looks like," Besser said.

Dermatologist Dr. Doris Day says the drug is generally safe, but she would never inject a minor.

"There's absolutely no reason to use it for cosmetic purposes in an 8-year-old child and so any risk is too much of a risk to take," Day said.
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UPDATE: Now the story apparently is that the tabloid-esque THE SUN newspaper paid this woman (who says her real name is Sheena) to make-up this story.It's wacky either way!

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