1The mother who gave her 7-year-old daughter a boob job as a birthday gift
“Poppy begged me for a boob job, so I gave her the voucher so she can have it after she's 16, when it's legal. If she develops naturally big boobs, she can have something else done with it,” Burge, 50, says. “I can't wait to be like Mummy with big boobs. They're pretty,” adds Poppy.
Oh, and she is also teaching her daughter how to pole dance. (Source | Via)
2The mother who returned adopted son to Russia
In Tennessee, authorities were investigating the adoptive mother, Torry Hansen, 33. According to her, the child was mentally unstable, violent and had severe psychopathic issues. "After giving my best to this child, I am sorry to say that for the safety of my family, friends and myself, I no longer wish to parent this child."
The family had paid a man $200 to pick the boy up at the airport in Moscow and take him to the Russian Education and Science Ministry. She said it wasn't child abandonment because a stewardess was watching Artyom on the flight and a reputable person picked him up in Russia. (Source)
3The kid who starved to death as parents were raising a virtual child
The couple seemed to have lost their will to live a normal life because they didn't have jobs and gave birth to a premature baby. They indulged themselves in the online game of raising a virtual character so as to escape from reality, which led to the death of their real baby. The couple fled to the wife's parents' house in Yangju, Gyeonggi province, but were picked up later. The case has shocked South Korea and once again, highlighted obsessive behavior related to the internet. (Source | Via)
4The mother who set up a fight between her daughter and classmate to settle a beef
Throughout the fight Sandra repeatedly yelled in Spanish, ‘Hit harder'. She also allegedly told her daughter to bite her opponent. When first confronted about the incident, Miranda claimed two guys held her back to keep her from breaking up the fight. When video evidence proved that wrong, Miranda told police that she was in fear that her daughter and the other girl would continue to fight in school, so she wanted it settled.
Miranda was charged with child abuse and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Both girls were suspended from Boone High School in Orlando. (Source)
5The pageant mom who gave Botox to her 8-year-old daughter
Note: the mother later came out and admitted that the whole story was a hoax, and she was paid by the British tabloid "The Sun" to fake the story. (Source)
6The parents who tried to pimp their daughter in exchange for a minivan
Davis' husband, James Davis, 39, and used-car salesman Robert Bearden, 67, both pleaded guilty to molestation. They were sentenced to 10 years in prison and 10 years' probation.
The Davises and Bearden were arrested in March 2010 after authorities learned of the car-payment arrangement during the course of an unrelated investigation. The Davises had their daughter do "sexual favors" for Bearden, then manager of Shorty's Used Cars in Eastman, so they would not have to make their monthly payments of $281 on the 1998 Dodge Caravan they had bought. (Source | Via)
7The drunken dad who let his eight-year-old take the wheel
8The parent who made his teenage daughter fight with a sword and armor as medieval punishment
The couple told officers they punished the teen for going to a party without their permission. Investigators learned the couple is part of a group of Renaissance enthusiasts, who recreate fights from the medieval era. Officers said the parents told them it was their right to discipline their child however they saw fit. (Source | Via)
9The fighting parents who forgot their kid in a parking lot
The police say it was parental confusion. (Source | Via)
10The mother who made son wear embarrassing sign on streets for low GPA
Neither Holder nor her husband graduated high school, but she says she wants better education for her son, who she says seems to have no interest in academic achievement.
The sign stated:
"I DID 4 Questions on my F-Cat AND Said I Wasn't Going to Do it!" said the sign, written in black marker on a large piece of paper hanging around the 15-year-old's neck. "GPA 1.22... Honk if I NEED [an] Education."
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