Lin Miaoke, top, who lip-synched at the opening ceremony over the voice of Yang Peiyi, below, whose appearance concerned Chinese officials
Have you heard this? I am beside myself with irritation over the Chinese not allowing a little girl to sing their national anthem (publicly) because they deemed her "not pretty enough". They chose another child to lip sync the version the "unchosen one" sang. Yep, China pulled a Milli Vanilli. And we wonder why so many young girls today have low self esteem? It is a global issue it seems. And it burns me up!!! I cannot help but think if it was a small boy that the same issues would be raised. Both little girls are beautiful. The message this sends to girls everywhere is wrong. It's demeaning. And it burns my hide. I had to vent....
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