'Toddlers & Tiaras' Star Eden Wood Is Stepping Down — Oh No!

Thu, June 16, 2011 1:47pm EST by 10 Comments

At just six-years-old Eden is taking a break from competing in pageants to pursue her music career and new reality show.

Eden Wood is saying goodbye to pageants and hello to Hollywood. The season premiere of Toddlers & Tiaras premiered on June 15 and Eden and Makenzie battled it out for the crown — but her catfighting days are over!

“She is too big for pageants,” Eden’s mom Mickie Wood tells the New York Post. “We are not planning on doing any more. She is all about performing, but it is not about the hair and makeup and the big dresses anymore.”

Honestly, we’re beyond shocked. We knew Eden’s momager had Hollywood in her eyes as soon as she got a taste of the glitz and glamour during the season premiere.

But then again, Eden has been receiving quite a bit of disturbing hate mail — her mother has been getting Facebook messages from people saying things like “go shoot yourself” or “we don’t want your type of American trash.”

So we can see why Eden and her mom may be concerned and would want a break. But to quit pageants for good? What will the tiny toddler pageant world do without her?

But this isn’t the last you’ll see of Eden — she and her family are reporting filming a new reality show called Eden Wood Goes Hollywood.

— Chloe Melas

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Posted at 7:10 PM on March 17, 2012  

i love eden wood she good at pageant she my best friend on feacbook she an good singer as well i love you she so pretty i wold love to meat her in real live

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Posted at 10:53 AM on December 29, 2011  

Eden I think is a really good pageant princess. I think that if she doesn’t want to do it then she doesn’t have too. Ede I hope’s makes some more cute songs because I love them and I hope that you come back to pageants sometime!!!

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Posted at 9:27 AM on August 8, 2011  

First of all, I do not have children, however, I believe that putting your children in pageants is no different than enrolling them in dance classes or football or piano lessons or whatever. Second of all – who in their RIGHT MIND would say such horrible things to the mother of a child. Do they think they’re HELPING? NO little girl should ever have to endure such cruel treatment. That’s what’s wrong with women. We don’t like someone, so instead of ignoring them, we have to rip them apart? She’s a baby. I’ve read some disgusting things said about this precious child. The authors should be ashamed of themselves. We as women need to band together and HELP our little girls instead of tearing them apart because let me tell you – it’s a lot worse for them NOW than it was for US growing up. Life is hard enough already.

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Posted at 9:28 AM on August 8, 2011  

***Not the authors of this article, of course. I mean the authors of hate-blogs tearing the child and mother apart.

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Posted at 8:08 PM on July 13, 2011  

Some of these kids actually want to do it so don’t say that the mom is forcing her! she’s not! and your the one thats discussing I cant believe that you would make a reference of a 6 year old to being a stripper!

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Posted at 3:20 PM on October 9, 2011  

your right one of the episode eden’s mo tells her if she doesnt want to do it its ok and they will just leave

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Posted at 7:15 PM on February 23, 2012  

hey!!!!!!!!wens the party is it tonight stupid your dum u now that right

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Posted at 9:24 AM on June 20, 2011  

Let her be a kid! Stop doing this to these kids, they’re CHILDREN.

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Posted at 1:47 AM on January 17, 2012  

She does it because she loves it! If you loved it wouldn’t u want to do it?

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Miss Be

Posted at 5:06 PM on June 19, 2011  

Toddlers and Tiaras, is disgusting. The MOM Of EDEN tells her to “pull yourself together” “I can’t take it”
Well you should be ashamed of yourself for putting a little girl through all this. YOU want the fame and MONEY. The little 80’s dance………are you training her to be a stripper or pole dancer. Shame on you. All of those women want their kids to win. WHO gets that money? The child or MOM? The show is a joke

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