If you were a fan of the popular TLC show Toddlers and Tiaras, you might be wondering what the show’s pint-sized stars are up to today. A lot of people wonder what one of the biggest child stars from the show, MaKenzie Myers, is doing now.
MaKenzie was born on June 2, 2005 in Louisiana. She began pageants at a very young age.
On the show, Myers threw regular temper tantrums. After seeing her child act out on camera, MaKenzie’s mother Juana decided to take a step back from the world pageantry. Apparently with the cameras following them, Juana didn’t feel comfortable disciplining her child. I can understand that. It’s not exactly a natural situation!
Having toddlers myself, I’m quite aware of the challenges of getting them to do – well – pretty much anything on command. Getting my toddlers out of the house is pretty much impossible without breaking into a full sweat and making me question all of my life choices.
So it’s always seemed like a bit of a strange miracle to me that anyone attempts to get their own toddler not only dressed, but dressed up, “Toddlers and Tiaras” style – to compete in baby pageantry.
These unicorn parents do exist, however, as evidenced by the enduring popularity of child pageants, and the TV shows that document them.
Toddlers and Tiaras was not without controversy – lots of people question the ethics of parading young kids around on camera, and having them compete while also documenting the behind the scenes lives of these families. But despite the controversy, the show was a big hit.
The popularity of Toddlers and Tiaras resulted in other similar shows, such as Eden’s World (featuring Eden Wood, who also appeared on Toddlers and Tiaras) as well as the mega-hit Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and Cheer Perfection.
Back to MaKenzie –
At age 4, MaKenzie won the title of “Supreme Queen” – this sounds like a big deal! I mean I’m not a pageant mom, but I would imagine being the Supreme Queen would mean you really nailed your performance.
MaKenzie appeared on the show Toddlers and Tiaras from 2010-2013; she was only 5-years-old at the time.
So, where does life take you after your time as a child beauty pageant contestant?
What is MaKenzie Myers from TLC’s Toddlers and Tiaras up to today?
Since her last appearance on the show, Myers has mostly kept a low profile. In 2018 the cast had a mini-reunion at New York’s fashion week. This led to some speculation that she was planning to return to modeling, but this does not appear to be the case.
Myers very occasionally posts on Instagram, but is generally not active on social media.
It seems that MaKenzie Myers is busy living her life today in relative private. That might be a healthy decision, given the pitfalls of young children having the pressure of life under the public eye, and the downside of “influencers” in general.
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