On "Toddlers & Tiaras," everyone has a flair for the dramatic, including the pageant boys.
Meet 6-year-old pageant prince Traven, who's been competing since he was a baby. He now introduces himself by saying, "I'm Traven and the ladies love me," before doing something odd with his fingers and his tongue, while someone in the background (possibly his mom) hollers, "You are too sexy!" Seriously -- he's 6.
We've got an exclusive sneak peek at this week's episode (Wed., May 23, 10 p.m. ET on TLC), showing Traven's less-than-princely persona when he's not on stage. As his mom LaNesia shows off his trophies, sashes and crowns, Traven flips the switch from charming to borderline possessed.
"I'm a grown up. Nobody tells me what to do," Traven says to the cameras, before repeating it for emphasis: "Nobody tells me what to do!"
"Traven goes from a angel to a demon in 0.2 seconds," LaNesia says, as he's seen screaming at her and punching her. And the devil part seems fitting -- Traven later mock chokes himself and pretends to convulse for the cameras while saying, "Get outta me, you crazy little devil." Dramatic, indeed ...
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