Toddlers and Tiaras has brought the nature of child beauty pageants to the mainstream. There’s crying, there are tantrums and girls are typically painted as talented brats.
But what about senior beauty pageants? Have you heard of ’em? We hadn’t, but now that we have, we love them.
Pageants for octogenarians are different. Sure, each brassy lady has a talent and she gets to wear fun outfits, but there’s a spirit of togetherness that happens behind the scenes. “In the older pageants – we’re friends. If you forgot your red lipstick? Honey, take my lipstick,” says one of the contestants in the video above.
Girls, they just wanna have fun. Dig into the world of senior beauty pageants in the video above!