Young Girls Bump, Grind; Critics Flip Out
YouTube video of routine set to Beyoncé hit collects thumbs-down reviews
By M. Morris, Newser Staff
Posted May 16, 2010 4:32 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Last time Beyoncé's "Single Ladies" hit the viral video circuit, a toddler was losing it because his dad told him he couldn't be one. That father might have some advice for the parents of the 8- and 9-year-old girls whose raunchy routine set to the megahit isn't going over very well. "Pedophiles don't need more kindling on their deranged fires," Sarah Kaufman writes for the Washington Post, "but displays like this one shovel it on."

The girls, clad in bikini-style tops and short shorts, bump and grind as part of the "urban dance competition" World of Dance. The crowd cheers wildly. "This is taken completely out of context," the father of one of the girls, who apparently hasn't heard of YouTube, told Good Morning America. "The girls weren't meant to be viewed by millions of people."

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apparentlythinksmore
May 19, 2010 9:14 PM CDT
I really dont understand the comments about keeping it to its original, smaller audience makes it better and only by exposing it to the world makes it bad... So if we do questionable things in a small confined area/audience that will make it all good...
KaySieverding
May 18, 2010 1:47 PM CDT
Remember Jon Benet.
HANKHILL
May 17, 2010 5:30 PM CDT
OO