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Mother of teenage ‘living doll’, Venus Palermo, defends her lifestyle

Venus Palermo is 15, dresses in children's clothing and posts provocative videos of herself online posing as a "living doll" but her mother insists there is nothing wrong with her daughter's lifestyle
Venus Palermo

Venus Palermo is 15, dresses in children’s clothing and posts provocative videos of herself online posing as a “living doll” – but her mother insists there is nothing wrong with her daughter’s lifestyle.

Venus – known online as Venus Angelic – has become an internet sensation.

Her mother Margaret Palermo doesn’t see any harm in her daughter’s choice of hobby, telling the UK TV’s Daybreak that Venus is simply an “innocent and good girl who likes frills and ribbons”.

Do you think Venus’ actions are harmless or dangerous?

Venus says the secret to her look is opaque contact lenses.

Venus’ posts video tutorials so fans can copy her bizarre look.

Venus’ mother says she is happy her daughter is such a “girly girl”.

Venus’ mother would be more worried if her daughter got drunk or smoked.

Venus has attracted criticism for sexualising children.

Venus’ look is inspired by Japanese anime.

She started dressing like a doll after a trip to Japan.

Venus says she has always been into ribbons and pigtails.

Venus dresses like a “living doll” every single day.

Venus says lots of people want to look like she does.

Venus has posted 78 video tutorials on Youtube.

Venus posts fashion advice on her official blog.

Venus with no make-up on and wearing regular clothes.

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