“The competition has gotten really fierce,” explains coach Cambrie in an exclusive sneak peek at the new season. “How pageants used to be with the fake tans and the hair and the teeth, that’s just baseline now. You have to be talented and you have to have a good body even when you are 5 years old.”
And the stakes are only getting higher for the young competitors and their fierce mothers inside the cutthroat world of children’s beauty pageants.
“Now we have acting classes, facial classes, collagen sprays,” says coach Cambrie. “Some people think that collagen spray is crazy, but I wish when I was 3 years old someone had one given me a collagen spray so I wouldn’t have to worry about wrinkles from happy eyes all day.”
In past seasons top prize was Ultimate Grand Supreme, but with the brand new Mega Ultimate Grand Supreme, contestants are going to great lengths to take home the crown.
Toddlers and Tiaras returns Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. ET for 13 episodes on on TLC.