Kids Undergo Extreme Hollywood Makeovers for Shot at Stardom

Pint-sized doppelgangers of Hollywood stars chase fame by recreating red carpet looks from major awards shows.
3:00 | 03/17/14

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Have you wondered what Oscar darling -- good young -- might have looked like that in. Or Jennifer Lawrence as a school girl or Merrill. Or foreign Rel for that matter keep imitation is the sincerest form of flattery vis A list -- Things are going to extremes to pay homage to the stars they -- College age kid 2.0. In today's celebrity -- world children are bombarded with the message that the name is every. And my on children -- all the time now can we be on YouTube and I said absolutely not but they get it from their friends and they get it from their friends looking at things. There constantly seeking attention and sometimes in not -- healthy ways and so they're chasing stardom younger than ever. So has found. Yeah yeah yeah. -- but young is too young too soon is it just harmless dress up. We're something more troubling when everyone seems convinced that fame is just a -- feel way more I think so many kids wanna be stars these. I just think like going to -- full effect do you -- Why. Well. I want -- know me but first they have to get noticed which is why these kids do it for free even if it's a long shot at saint. It's called top award the brainchild of photographer Trisha -- as a -- at. Where kids imitate red carpet celebs. Her glossy images often go viral on does feed or Access Hollywood -- starting -- It's to -- On this day eight year old aspiring actor JP Vander blue and his mom drove through around words from Washington for one -- I told -- that -- old. -- like some tea and milk here here here. You -- this very seriously yet again. These trips are -- weekly routine for this third grader all of the hopes of landing one big rule. And very good. -- mom tries to support his ambition even if she finds it at times -- And you're not vicariously living through your child. Now I'm actually very shy person and -- I've never had any interest an act seeing her anything surrounding acting. No -- is worth turning away because Spain could be just around the corner. Which is why JP thinks tunnel would could be his big break he's competing against 425. Other experts chance to sparkle in tunnel would. Trisha and her team assembled to watch the major award shows the Golden Globes the Oscars. And on this night the grammys will look at apple while Spain and we are going to be choose indicated that we -- -- matching up with these celebrities that we -- with the photos hang on the wall for this casting calls she's alert and some here yeah. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Hey yes right it's. You've seen the show -- family seemed to be willing to do anything for the spotlight like dance small that you are parents. Merrill another yeah. And. But this is less about stage mom these are stage kids. It seems that the moms are living vicariously through yeah my -- -- -- writing me. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- is a parenting expert and therapists is how do you stop the kid who says this is my burning desire is -- one thing in life. I would ask ourselves is it really that our kids want to do this -- they see us partaking in it on our screens are on our our PDAs. That -- looking at these things and we're teaching our kids that these images have -- It's been a big year for six year old Erin Kurt and I -- -- -- I would never get up on the stage by myself. Into a solo home you wouldn't. You -- you're not afraid I don't. And sorry she's practicing for her first solo performance in an upcoming recital. Aaron is about to find out if she's made the cut for Todd -- would. Dot making a couple of phone calls and call -- the parents. For whom we can summon them up -- it's tough to tell -- more excited the parents are the kids. Hi Heather this is -- from time to look I. Felt we would like every NC -- has -- caught a wooden bench there. -- -- -- up well every and will be playing the role the fabulous in the -- Katie Harry. I. I now. With a cast set it's time to create that red carpet glam. In New York's fashion district where shopping for fabric caring hoping and hoping that they have the exact thing that we signed -- -- last thing it's a race against the clock to fashion together a dozen outfits. Both JP and -- made the cuts and they're joining a dozen other kids in these over the top makeovers. To strut like -- hip pop star. Or a pop princess. Arianna Perez is about to transform into Grammy nominees Cyndi Lauper -- Trisha sees her photos as art imitating life Hollywood life anyway but she rejects any outfit that might be seen as -- It. Yeah. Or something I don't want any being that he finds that you know be -- ER things like that it needs -- But aren't these stage kids sacrificing a carefree childhood in the rush to be famous. What's wrong with posing for red carpet -- what's wrong with the six year old -- there's nothing wrong with kids doing any of this. Unless it becomes they're sort of a reason for living where they eat -- To be out there and they need to be seen by others and they need -- make -- and the hair. That's sad when -- kids to be kids when you're looking -- -- evening. I think Andrew Luck. -- -- You wouldn't you -- -- Around here rather -- maintenance done. It's -- moment to -- And grandma. Is all choked with emotion. I feel like -- yeah. We're not -- I'm juju Chang in New York.

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