Dr. Drew sat down with actress Melissa Gilbert Tuesday to talk about stage moms and the boundaries that mothers should have with their daughters.
“I see these girls with the make-up, lipstick and blue eyeshadow … in the pageant world, they’re over-sexualizing little children," Gilbert said.
Dr. Drew asks Gilbert if she had issues with being able to regulate her emotions and be autonomous growing up in the spotlight.
“I grew up in a household where we really didn’t express anything that was conceived to be bad, so I would stuff feelings, such as anger, and let them go on camera,” she explained. “So I got paid and rewarded for showing them there and not at home."
Gilbert said that eventually turned her to alcohol. She says though, she's been sober for seven years.