Not a debate just a WTF

Stifler's - posted on 03/23/2011 ( 70 moms have responded )




LIKE other eight-year-old girls, Britney Campbell loves dancing to Lady GaGa, is fond of fashion and enjoys putting on make-up.
But Britney's beauty regime goes way beyond playing with Mummy's lippy.

Once every three months, Britney climbs on a beautician's table and watches as mum Kerry prepares needles of Botox and fillers to be injected into her face.

Beautician Kerry, 34, from Birmingham, buys the substances online and injects them into her daughter's forehead, lips and around her eyes.

The beauty-pageant obsessed single mum also takes her to have her body waxed, in a bizarre bid to stop her growing hair when she eventually hits puberty.

Kerry says these shocking and potentially dangerous treatments will guarantee Britney becomes famous as a teenager.

Poke her face ... Kelly injects Lady GaGa fan Britney with Botox
She says: "What I am doing for Britney now will help her become a star.

"I know one day she will be a model, actress or singer, and having these treatments now will ensure she stays looking younger and baby-faced for longer.

"I'm sure people reading this will think I am being irresponsible, but I ensure that I test the Botox and fillers I buy online on myself first.

"All I want is for Britney to have the best start in life, so it is easier for her to become a superstar.

"More mothers should do it for their daughters."

Kerry is proud Britney is one of the youngest children in the world to have Botox injections and fillers for beauty purposes.

Despite doctors and plastic surgeons recommending Botox only be used by adults, Kerry claims Britney is in no danger.

Kerry, who also regularly administers Botox and fillers on herself, says: "I'm proud Britney is getting to have these beauty treatments at such a young age.

"I wish that I'd had the same advantages when I was younger.

"She is a lucky little girl and is going to be famous because of the benefits I am giving her so early."

Worryingly, Britney - whose research scientist dad died four years ago aged 83 - regards the injections and waxing as part of normal life.

She demands the top-ups of Botox, complaining she can see wrinkles.

Fame-hungry ... Kelly wants little Britney to be a star
Britney says: "My friends think it's cool I have all the treatments and they want to be like me. I check every night for wrinkles, when I see some I want more injections.

"They used to hurt, but now I don't cry that much.

"I also want a boob and nose job soon, so that I can be a star."

Shockingly, Kerry, who now lives in San Francisco is not alone in her quest to make her daughter wrinkle-free for life.

This behaviour is becoming a trend in the competitive world of American child beauty pageants.

Kerry says: "When Britney takes part in pageants, parents talk about how they have given their daughter an extra jab to plump her lips or lose a wrinkle.

"Everyone is doing it and talking about it.

"We are not doing anything illegal, and I don't want my daughter being the only one who doesn't have a bit of extra help."

Kerry is currently preparing Britney for the competitions, as well as saving up for a £2,000 dress.

Britney is also learning the piano for the events' performance sections.

Amazingly, in the UK and US there are no criminal laws stopping a child having these types of procedures as the industry is self-regulated.

Kerry says: "If I want Britney to be successful, I have to be realistic. She has to start as early as possible.

"I give her between 1-2ml of a saline and Botox solution per session.

Keys to success ... Britney prepares for her showbusiness career
"In the past 12 months she has had different parts of her face and lips injected four times. I make her frown before injecting, which helps identify a potential wrinkle. This means we can get it before it even develops.

"I know the correct amount to give her as I am a trained beautician.

"I'd rather she be perfect and have a little frozen face. Some people say her eyebrows look a little pulled already but they look striking."

Kerry buys Botox and Restalyne over the internet, spending £150 per 3ml vial. She has a home-assembled kit of needles from the local chemist and from a diabetic friend.

Kerry says: "I also buy vials of fillers and Botox from our local "beauty dealer" - one of the mums at school.

"It's all safe and I am not worried.Britney's young and healthy."

Kerry first injected Britney with Botox in May last year, as a present to celebrate her eighth birthday.

She says: "One day I had to keep her home from school as she had a slight headache, but apart from that she has had no reaction at all.

"She also has her virgin wax monthly, which gets rid of her fluffy leg hair and makes sure she wont develop pubic hair in the future.

"It will save her a fortune in waxing when she's older."

Little Britney says: "I feel like a supermodel and if I do ballet or go swimming I don't have to worry about hairy legs. Although the pain makes me cry, I feel like a cool grown-up when it's all over." Kerry plans to get Britney's eyebrows waxed this year.

She is also hoping to get them lightly tattooed to an arched shape and is also considering a light pink tattooed lip-liner.

She said: "All this pain and effort now will benefit Britney no end.

"When she's a superstar earning millions, she'll always be grateful for what I did when she was so young."


Esther - posted on 03/24/2011




As much as I'm disgusted by this mother and think that what she is doing is abusive, I'm not loving the "ugly, fugly, troll" comments about the little girl on here either. This little girl is perfectly fine looking. She may not be a striking beauty, but there is nothing wrong with her as far as I'm concerned. Maybe if I was called ugly etc. at age 8, Botox wouldn't look like such a bad idea to me either.

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Geesh ladies, come on! She's an innocent little girl who's mind is being warped by her psycho mother. Stop calling her ugly, you're the ADULT here, right?!?! It's people shallowly judging others and making snide remarks that crushes fragile little children's self esteem.

My other thought.....You can buy botox online????

I also think it's beyond sick that this woman is worried about her child growing pubic hair and trying to prevent it! WTF???

Jaime - posted on 03/24/2011




I'm with you Esther! I absolutely agree that what this mother is doing is not okay, but making harsh statements about the appearance of this girl is likely the stigma that led the mother to start botox treatments to begin with. She is fostering a false sense-of-self within her daughter, by allowing her to believe that the botox is what's making her beautiful. And in our society, that's what we ideally believe beauty to be. Beauty is acquired these days at the prick of a needle, at the insertion of a saline-filled breast implant, at the stripping of waxing paper, etc. Colouring our hair, doing our nails, whitening our teeth, injecting our lips/eyes with's the beauty regimine for the 21st century...only this mother is starting her daughter a lot younger than we are all comfortable with. Yep, she's going to grow up and her face is going to change and she might face the repercussions of having these treatments done to her...but I'm seeing more and more young girls wanting augmentations done by the time they are adolescents and it's astounding that all we seem to be able to do is muster a reaction of abhorrence, rather than work to discredit the strong belief that beauty has to be obtained and cannot exist naturally in anyone. I am average-looking, but I also think I'm beautiful...not every part of my body...but generally speaking I'm not searching out alternative means of obtaining the societal standard of beauty.

I feel badly for this young girl, and for what she will be faced with...but in her average-looking face, she should be able to think that she is beautiful without worrying that someone is going to give her a reason to think that botox is her best option.

Sneaky - posted on 03/23/2011




Oh yeah, I should add: Does anyone else think that botox injections the mother had might have had a detrimental effect on her brain?????

Mrs. - posted on 03/23/2011




I never get this. If you want your kid to be a famous about spending all that money on dance, singing, cello, drama lessons or something. I know it's a novel concept. That kiddy pageant shit is such a waste.

Not trying to be mean, I've had a rough day but...

The poor little girl is not the prettiest to start with, the mother is no looker either. If she's planning on banking on her child's good might not be the best plan.

How about some violin lessons?


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Merry - posted on 08/04/2011




I'm sorry but that little girl isn't going to be a super star. With all the injections her mom is giving her it actually Ames her face look fat! Honestly I think she's a perfect weight, but if she wants to be some kid super star she would have to be one of those twiggy skinny girls.
I don't think she needs to loose weight, honestly, but I'm just thinking that next her mom will be giving the poor thing lipo! Or putting her on a diet.....
She's cute, but she's no superstar, botox or not.
And I think it's a horrid thing to do to your girl. Can't imagine how her self esteem would plummet if her mom died and her relatives who took her in couldn't afford more Botox. Is she going to have Botox injections her whole life? From 8 til death?
And I can't imagine waxing my little daughters pubic hair off! Or lack of pubic hair.....she's 8 there's nothing to wax!
Just gross, poor girl

Kate CP - posted on 08/04/2011




It's fake. The Sun paid the woman to lie about this story. I remember reading about it a few months ago.

Angela - posted on 08/04/2011




The Sun and I wonder is this for real???? If it is I am disgusted and yes this is abuse!

Nadia - posted on 03/26/2011




wow. and i thought I was a bad mom for letting my 5 yr old wear eyeshadow and lipstick on halloween.

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Okay so I just saw the pictures. Um. Sorry to break it to you Kerry, your daughter is the same as any other 8 year old. Aside from the fact that she is now plastic. There should be a law against stuff like that! Like an age limit on botox or something D:

Sarah - posted on 03/26/2011




@The article Stephanie posted
Well i sure hope its a freaking joke! I got that vibe reading it too, but i don't know. Names and locations are often changed in order to protect them, because imagine how many people would be calling CPS on the bitch! The UK may have ran the article because they were initially from birmingham England and moved to America.
I HOPE it's bullshit, but since they couldn't even get the mum's name right (Kerry,Kelly) it's likely not her name anyway coz the interviewer would have to know it!
The photo of the little girl with needles in her face sure looks real! But the article is pretty dodgy and could defs be fake.

Meghan - posted on 03/25/2011




This is horrifying and disgusting on so many levels. Not only should that mom get in shit but anyone actually willing to inject a child with this shit should get in shit too. *shakes head*

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"When she's a superstar earning millions, she'll always be grateful for what I did when she was so young."? UGH What the hell!

Sneaky - posted on 03/25/2011




I WANT to think it is a hoax, but the mothers psychology rings true in that she has recently lost her partner and now she is trying to keep her child in a child like state forever so that she will never be alone. . . . of course, a slum journalist would also understand basic human psychology or they wouldn't have a job.

I wonder if the names and location have been changed to 'protect' them?

Tah - posted on 03/25/2011




i also agree with the waxing her genitals. WHY that is a concern for the mom right now is beyond me and i really really really hope that this is a joke.....

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I found this article:

Is This Child Botox Story a Hoax?

Recently, I saw this terrible article about a mom who is supposedly injecting her 8-year-old with Botox and giving her "virgin" waxes. Internet denizens are up in arms about it, understandably, and the story is showing up all over the place. Before we all call the Child Welfare Office, though, there are several things about this story that don't seem quite right. I did a little research, so to see why I have my suspicions, just keep reading.

First of all, this sensational story is from The Sun, which is unapologetically a tabloid. Then, there's scarce evidence that the little girl and mother exist as they're presented in the story. The pair, who are called Kerry and Britney Campbell in the piece, have almost no online footprint. The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has no record of a Kerry Campbell, and there isn't anyone with a similar name licensed in the San Francisco area. Even a search of Yelp and Facebook didn't turn up anything.

And if Britney is competing in Bay Area beauty pageants, she should probably show up somewhere on their websites, but I checked several and found nothing. Nanette Mathias of California's Our Little Miss organization also told me that its pageants don't allow girls to compete if they're using adult treatments like Botox and waxing.

It's also interesting that a paper all the way in the UK would be reporting on a story like this taking place in San Francisco. Why wouldn't a local news organ have been on it earlier?

I could be completely wrong and simply have been looking in the wrong places, but I'm not convinced of this particular tale's veracity. What do you think? Does it ring true or not?

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Exactly what I thought...a pedos wet dream. Sick. Things like this REALLY get to me on a personal level. I wonder what we could do to help this child? Make a facebook page denouncing her mother? Post the story and click 'like' if you think this woman ought to be in a psych ward? That woman has a serious psychological illness, boarding on criminal...or possible actually criminal. They live in San Francisco, California, USA...I'm going to try to find more info and contact CPS in San Fran.

Sneaky - posted on 03/25/2011




I was too freaked out originally to comment on this . . . .

Waxing a child's genital area to prevent pubic hairs and keep the child in an 'innocent' state well into adolescence, think that might be a pedophiles wet dream????

I only ask because I'm doing this psychology course and I've read so many times about pedophiles that stop abusing their victims the second they start getting pubic hair.

The whole thing is sick and twisted and ugly (the situation, not the girl) :o(

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That is right, a person, a child has the absolute right to bodily integrity and her 'mother' is robbing (dare I say raping) her of that. She should be investigated for the pube waxing if an 8 year old has pubes anyway. That to me IS sexual misconduct and perverted. I feel like puking just thinking about it. This is a child, not a doll to decorate however you choose. And tattooing??? Isn't that illegal?

Casey - posted on 03/24/2011




lol @ Sarah I had a wtf moment when I read the daddies age too they whole story sounds just completely crazy and I love the way the mother thinks that it's completely safe because she buys the crap from the internet or from some dodgy "beauty dealer" (another mum from school) lol crazy crazy crazy!!!!

Sarah - posted on 03/24/2011




Oh and was the mothers name Kerry or Kelly?
That article was badly written. I keep thinking, that must be a joke... IT MUST BE!!!!

Sarah - posted on 03/24/2011




No one else has mentioned that The little girls dad was 83 when he died!!!! 83 wtf? Are we still questioning her mothers sanity, reproducing with a 79 year old?

When i looked at the pictures, i was expecting to see the stereotype child 'beauty queen' looking like a doll, but what i saw was a normal 8 year old girl! She didn't look fake or plastic, she looked no different to any other 8year old! She's not a beauty queen, she may never be! Why does that even matter?
Waxing an 8 year olds 'pubes' ummm sexual abuse much?
Another debate where i will say, everyone has the right to bodily integrity. She is not old enough to make decisions about her body! Her mother has no right to be injecting venom into her skin and even considering tattooing her! Shit our kids are ours to look after, not exploit! ahhh i am so disgusted!

Casey - posted on 03/24/2011




I'm pretty shocked that a mother would do this to their own child, I think it's disgusting and soooo wrong and instead of inflicting this kind of rubbish on her child to help her in the future maybe she should be focusing more of her time and effort on ensuring her child receives a good education which will probably benefit her more in the future then what shes doing now.

Audrey - posted on 03/24/2011




OMG! i do not have words! this is crazy! i cant believe the words i just read!

Stifler's - posted on 03/24/2011




I'm not so concerned about the eyebrows as the tattooing lipliner and eyebrows and waxing the genitals WHAT

Tah - posted on 03/24/2011




Sydney has thick brows and I'm not waxing them at 9..she would probably have a fit about that too, but then, I have common sense

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That lady would flip if she saw my beautiful daughter with her full on unibrow lol....which I wouldn't dare rip out!

Stifler's - posted on 03/24/2011




Me too Stephanie, I find it highly disturbing that anyone would wax an 8 year olds "fuzz".

Sarah - posted on 03/24/2011




There really needs to be a law against this crap!!! How in the world can you do something like this to your child!!!?? This is beyond child abuse, this little girl is gonna grow up thinking 'fake' is normal...whatever happened to aging gracefully? As a mother of 4 girls, I am mortified to learn that some mothers force this kind of lifestyle on their daughters. It sickens me that they put pounds of makeup on them and try to make them look a certain way all for a stupid trophy. They are gonna grow up thinking that they can't accomplish anything unless they have fake boobs, no wrinkles and tons of makeup on!!! This also makes me so mad b/c the mothers shouldn't be teaching their girls about how to look like a fake barbie-doll...they should be teaching their girls about self-respect, that beauty is also a thing of the heart...not just skin deep! OMGosh, all I know, this woman shouldn't be a mother! That poor child should be w/a mother that doesn't care about who is more beautiful or getting a stupid trophy at the expense of your daughter's self-esteem and confidence! Makes me wanna vomit!

Desiree - posted on 03/24/2011




She is putting poison into her child how is that not child abuse?? That's it the world has finally gone insane.

Joanna - posted on 03/24/2011




Sure this girl might be famous someday... But she will be a mental case. Think Lindsay Lohan meets the girl child of a Gary Busey/Charlie Sheen hybrid.

Her mother is basically saying "you aren't good enough." And in a couple years this girl will be old enough to see that. There needs to be an intervention, because I worry that if these treatments don't scar or kill her, the emotional scars might push her to kill herself (fatherless failed kiddie beauty queen who never got to fully experience childhood or puberty, who's mother only saw her imperfections - hello, best-selling novel!)

Bonnie - posted on 03/24/2011




Ridiculous! That's all I have to say about this one.
She is obviously doing this for herself, not her daughter.

Jocelyn - posted on 03/24/2011




Holy fucking donkey balls batman.
That "mother" is sick and twisted and needs to have her head examined, and then a reality check.
That woman is basically brainwashing her daughter.

As a side nope, all the botox in the world cannot fix "plain jane"

Tara - posted on 03/24/2011




sorry but that kid is fugly. I imagine mom knows that her daughter is average looking (still fugly to me tho) and part of her insanity is her own sense of insecurity based on her own "averageness" and how her own dreams of being a super star were thwarted because she is also pretty fugly. So she figures that nature gave her a fugly daughter and is her job to step in try to make a troll into a princess. All this will teach her daughter is that there is something inherently wrong with her own body/face/hair etc.
I hope the kid turns out to be the butchiest lesbian to ever walk the globe, they can call her 'frozen face" hey maybe she'll get into showbiz after all: in a broadway play about messed mothers with fugly kids.
omfg again.

Danielle - posted on 03/24/2011




Throw the frikkin botox away and send her outside to climb a tree! That's ridiculous!!!

Tracey - posted on 03/24/2011




Having tattoos under 18 is illegal. Why would anyone have an 8 year old's eyebrows waxed and replaced with permanent ink ? Won't the kid's face change shape and size as she gets older so the eyebrows could end up in the wrong place.

How would the mother react if the child was disfigured in a fire / accident and had no future as a model? How will she react in 10 years if Britney decides to dedicate her life to building homes for Africa living in a village with no running water?

"All this pain will benefit Britney in the end"!!! she shouldn't be causing an 8 year old pain for any reason. I want my kids to be 2 things when they are adults, 1. Happy 2. Healthy.

Sounds to me like Mum is spending all her attention and dreams on the daughter as a way to cope with the father's death.

Carolyn - posted on 03/23/2011




I am glfd im not the only one here who thought that little girl wasnt exactly gorgeous either. I dont feel so bad anymore.

thanks ladies :)

Nicole - posted on 03/23/2011




The one thing that comes to mind when I read articles like this is that it is wrong in a lot of ways in my opinion, but like Tiger Mom (that raised a lot of controversy lately) these kids are being fed, and given some skills, they are not living in poverty and they do stand a good chance of being successful in life because they are given what are, even if it is morally and ethically questionable skills and procedures.

To sum up, her mom is crazy but it could be worse

Tah - posted on 03/23/2011




OKAY ASHTON! COME OUT NOW.....cause I'm sure I'm getting one in their right mind would do this so it must be a joke.....

Sandra - posted on 03/23/2011




Wow! Sorry to say, but Botox is not gonna work wonders... She isn`t even cute! Poor child, someone should get her out of there. This is so child abuse! Makes me sick!!!

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