California gets it. Pennsylvania does not.

Although children on reality shows are somewhat differently situated than child actors reciting lines on a movie set, California says protections afforded to both should be equal or close to equal. If anything, reality show children may need even more protections than child actors. The Gosselins cannot get away from their movie set. The set is their home. Moreover, the character they "play" is themselves, and nothing about their lives is private. Child actors at least have the luxury of retreating to their private lives when the director calls it a wrap. continue


Submitted by Dew. Dew is an attorney and a member of the California State Bar working in children’s law.

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