Parents' Guide to

Growing Up Supermodel

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Second-generation models try their best in reality series.

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This moderately interesting series focuses on privileged parents and their kids trying to break into the same industry. It reveals how their parents' legacy may get them through the door, or give them more opportunities, but doesn't necessarily translate into jobs. It's enjoyable to watch how young models navigate the business, which includes using Instagram as their calling card and modeling for online-only advertising campaigns. But it also shows some of the traditional pitfalls that come with the career, like the constant rejection, and the difficulty of reinforcing body-positive attitudes.

What fuels much of the drama are the relationships between the young models and their parents, which (at least in front of the cameras) range from being healthy to completely dysfunctional. While some of the young models thrive in these relationships, others struggle with their parents' stage parenting or personal demons. But throughout it all, Growing Up Supermodel underscores that no matter where you come from, or who your parents are, no one is guaranteed success in an industry in which most people fail.

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