Tags: sophia grace | video | girls | just gotta

Sophia Grace Video 'Girls Just Gotta Have Fun' Gets Traction (Video)

Monday, 03 Jun 2013 08:17 AM

By Alexandra Ward

Sophia Grace Brownlee, the pint-size British rapper/singer who shot to YouTube stardom in 2011 with a cover of Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass," has released a music video for her first original song, "Girls Just Gotta Have Fun."

Brownlee, 10, and her little cousin Rosie McClelland, 8, began recording videos of cover songs that soon caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres, who has since hosted the girls on her show several times.

Urgent: Is Obama Telling the Truth on IRS, Benghazi Scandals?

But now Brownlee is venturing off on her own with her first original song and companion music video, which features the young girl riding around in a pink toy car, sitting in a pink throne, dancing with friends, and flirting with a boy. The music video, unveiled Friday on YouTube, has already drawn more than 1.6 million views, but some argue that the clip exploits the little girl and is too mature.

"This is SO messed up on SO many levels," one person wrote on the Huffington Post website. "She is 10 years old, and already being taught it's okay to 'party'!!! What in the HECK is she going to be like in a few years? I don't understand why parents allow their children to be exploited in this manner, unless all the parents are concerned about is that bank account!!! INEXCUSABLE!!!!!"

TooFab.com called the video "the most disturbing thing you'll watch today."

But others are defending Brownlee's music video.

"I don't think that these little girls are being exploited at all. I think the video was in good taste," another person commented. "It was just little kids having fun. They are dressed appropriately, not like all these 'Toddlers and Tiaras' kids. Now that's exploitative… I don't think that Ellen would have them on her show if she felt they were being exploited."

Here is Sophia Grace's original 2011 appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that made her a YouTube star.

Urgent Poll: Is the US Economy Healthy? Is it a Bubble About to Burst Again? Vote Now

Related stories:

Prancercise: Workout Internet Fad or Answer to Obesity Epidemic? (Video)

NFL 'Bad Lip Reading' Video on YouTube Goes Viral 

Bo Obama's Prom Invite by Goldendoodle Ramona Goes Viral (Video)

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Kentucky Senator Brandon Smith Wants Out of DUI With Immunity Law

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 19:20 PM

Kentucky state Senator Brandon Smith, arrested earlier this month on a DUI charge, is making an effort to get the charge . . .

School Bus Pentagram? Woman Outraged Over Satanic Brake Light Symbol

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 18:53 PM

A Tennessee woman is outraged after spotting what she says is a satanic pentagram formed by the brake lights on a school . . .

Rapper Tiny Doo May Face Long Jail Sentence Over Lyrics

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 18:10 PM

San Diego rapper Tiny Doo is facing a possible 25-year prison sentence for his violent song lyrics under a little-known  . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved