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A recently resurfaced image depicting an elementary-aged girl sticking money into a burlesque dancer’s panties has sparked outrage.
‘Burlesque’ is a performance typically featuring scantily-clad women and strip teases.
The burlesque dancer, who goes by the name Bella Blue, was performing at a brunch in New Orleans where she claims the childâs family “was encouraging her to tip and engage with me [Blue].” The nearly-naked Bella Blue took to the now-deleted Bella Blue Entertainment Facebook page to gush over the creepy encounter.
Bella wrote, “Itâs always so refreshing to see families actively destigmatizing and changing narratives around bodies and sexuality.” Blue claimed she even thanked the young girlâs mother saying, “Thank YOU for exposing her to burlesque and encouraging her to experience it.”
Blue, who self-identifies as queer, has put on a variety of strip tease and burlesque shows around the New Orleans area, including the Dirty Dime Peepshow and Legs and Eggs Burlesque Brunch.
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