Mum praises daughter's doll obsession

Costume - 05/04/2012

THE mother of a teenage girl who posts shocking videos of herself posing as a "living doll" has defended her daughter's lifestyle. Margaret Palermo claims 15-year-old Venus is an "innocent and good girl who likes frills and ribbons", The Daily Mail reported. Venus, known online as Venus Angelic, became an internet sensation after her online tutorials, in which she gives tips on how to achieve the bizarre look, received thousands of hits. Venus appeared on ITV show Daybreak with her mother, where presenter Helen Fospero admitted she would be "horrified" if her own daughter wanted to dress like a doll, branding it "not normal".