Daily Mail Online, 29 January.
In a post-feminist culture, standards of beauty are prescribed by amongst many other influences the media, and young or not, these children are not exempt from such pressures.
The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualisation of Young Girls and What We Can Do About It.
Remember when Emma Watson turned into a teenager and suddenly she was fair game? This is where the creepiness comes in.
The use of this narrative on 12-year-old Marquez is a new low, and is one of many examples of the continued sexualisation of children.