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Drama, dedication, heart, and nail-biting competition… Lifetime's Dance Moms has it all. Over the course of years, viewers have tuned in to see a team of girls putting their all into making their dance competition dreams come true, while at the behest of a tyrant who knows best and a group of mothers who always seemed one side-eye away from a hair-pulling slap-fest. It's the nature of reality TV to leave viewers wondering how much is real, how much is fake, and what happens when the cameras aren't rolling… so let's take a look.
So the illusion does not promote pedophiles or oversexualize young girls? I would not even want my daughter to see this show, let alone partipate! Um, that is not what I am watching. Seriously, harmless with those statements.
A Reality Television series on Lifetime that premiered in The show is about the Abby Lee Dance Company headed by Abby Lee Miller and the elite team of girls who are learning to dance at the company which is known for changing quite frequentlybut is most known for the drama caused by the mothers the titular "dance moms" among themselves and sometimes with Abby for her at-times-questionable teaching techniques and any sum of situations that occur with the dance team. One early tagline for the show stated that "she makes stars, not friends" — and boy, is that ever true.
Lifetime has yanked a racy episode of "Dance Moms" after critics cried that the sexed-up burlesque routine was just too much. The episode "Topless Showgirls," which aired once on March 6, has since been removed from the schedule and won't be made available on iTunes, Amazon or MyLifetime. The condemned episode showed young girls prancing around in flesh-toned underwear, costumes they were told would help create an illusion for the audience that they were nude.
InLifetime gave us a show that forever changed the world of dance: Dance Moms. We were introduced to Abby Lee Miller, a very… um… passionate dance instructor who wanted the best dance team of them all. Her dance studio was actually very close to home in Pittsburgh, until she moved her team to Los Angeles to turn them into stars.
A line drawn in crayon is, nevertheless, a line. And that line was crossed this week on the popular reality TV show Dance Moms when dance teacher Abby Lee Miller put her troupe of 8 to 12 year old girls in nude bras and pink fans for an "innocent burlesque routine. The level of sensationalism has gone up over the past few years but nowhere is this more apparent than how kids are portrayed on "reality" TV shows. Last season it was considered so shocking when Miller tarted her girls up in hooker costumes with thigh-high fishnets that they made it on the Today show.
Fill out the form below, or call us at By Amber Goodhand — Radar Reporter. Dance Moms teacher Abby Lee Miller sent shockwaves through her Pittsburgh dance school when she had the team of children perform a risque showgirls routine at a competition, and RadarOnline.