Mother refuses to let daughter play outside, fears she will get darker

On a recent episode, “Toddlers and Tiaras” star Selena Cruz, 3, begs her mother to let her go outside and play with her brothers as she stares out the window at them. The pageant mother, however, refuses, fearing her daughter’s “natural, golden skin tone” will darken. “She has to stay inside, so she follows the proper protocol,” she says.

“Toddlers & Tiaras” airs every Wednesday at 9 pm ET on TLC

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Yvette Caslin
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