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Orrico: Pop princesses’ clothing ‘degrading’

SINGAPORE (AP) – Christian singer Stacie Orrico says revealing clothing like that worn by Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera is ”degrading” and makes them poor role models for girls.
”The reason that I don’t dress trashy is that I’m trying to set an example for little girls,” Orrico told reporters Saturday in Singapore while preparing for the MTV Asia Awards. ”From the time they’re seven or eight years old, (girls) are being taught that the only thing that makes them special and beautiful is their sexuality, and I think that’s wrong.”
Orrico, wearing a loose, long-sleeved white shirt and jeans, said she doesn’t approve of the image projected by the pop superstars.
”I don’t think that’s sexy, I think it’s degrading,” the 17-year-old from Nashville, Tenn., said. ”I think that a truly sexy woman comes from being confident and being classy, respectable and mature.”

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