Potty-Mouthed Princesses: Why This Video Is Drawing Parental Outrage

A video called "F-Bombs for Feminism" features little girls dressed up as princesses and using profanity to rant about pay inequality and sexual abuse. Some say it's about empowerment. But outraged parents suspect a different motive.
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A video called "F-Bombs for Feminism" features little girls dressed up as princesses and using profanity to rant about pay inequality and sexual abuse. Some say it's about empowerment. But outraged parents suspect a different motive.
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The company FCKH8 has released an Internet video that purports to promote gender equality, but critics are accusing its producers of exploiting young girls.

The "F-Bombs for Feminism" video features girls, ages 6 to 13, dressed up as princesses and using profanity to rant about pay inequality and sexual abuse.

The company says the "potty-mouthed princesses" draw attention to sexism by asking the question, "What's more offensive? A little girl saying f**k or the sexist way society treats girls and women?"

But the video's detractors say FCKH8 is exploiting the girls just to make a profit. On its website, the group identifies itself as a "For-profit T-shirt company with an activist heart."

"Remember that FCKH8 is the same company that made a profit off Ferguson by selling Ferguson T-shirts. Now they want to profit off feminism," one woman tweeted.

"Why create a video full of cursing kids? Answer: http://FCKH8.com is a for-profit T-shirt company," another person tweeted.

What kind of impact can this video have on young girls -- both those in the video and those who watch it? Family therapist Dr. Linda Mintle addressed this and more CBN News, Oct. 29.

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