It was the 90s

We Dare You to Watch This 9-Year-Old Vogueing Without Smiling

To every angry right-winger who thinks the gays are an insidious bunch of recruiters set to destroy the moral fabric of our youth, please note: sometimes all it takes for a kid to express his fabulous, potentially emerging gay self, is a Karaoke machine and a green screen. And to the aforementioned nut-jobs, if you can watch this video without catching a wave of positive energy emanating from the unfiltered, unapologetic self expression, then there really is something wrong with you. To everyone else, enjoy and happy pride month!

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28 Comments

  • JordanMeehan

    Fierce. Diva. SUPERSTAR! WORK IT!

  • DanH

    oh my God. this is the best.

  • shle896

    I was doing the same thing back then, only I was like 20. Oy!

  • Zack

    That made me so happy after the bad day at work. thanks.

  • BenFrankly

    I think this is wonderful. So proud of someone who could do this back in 1991. WHen I was 9 my father would have locked me in my room for the rest of my life if I had done that. This freedom for children to express themselves and avoid a life of hiding and lies is magnificent. And I am sure has saved countless lives from suicide.

  • Jake the libertarian

    L-O-V-E

  • Scott

    I am so torn.

    Video and dancing were done well. The kid has raw talent. I remember what it was like to be young and have a desire in the heart burning to be expressed.

    But when I see children making sexually suggestive moves I cringe. Do they really grow up that fast? I also think that kiddie beauty pageants are disgusting. Hell, I’m embarrassed when I see a teen acting adult in a high school production.

    I remember in the early 90’s how the neighbor girls (aged around 10) would be outside singing “Like A Virgin”. I would wonder if their immigrant parents knew what these kids were saying.

    If the law says that it’s a crime to have sex with minors then why are children pushed to act like adults before their time?

  • shle896

    @Scott: You must have a dirty mind because I have never seen or heard anything even remotely sexual about Madonna’s Vogue – the song or the video.

    I agree with you about the kiddie pageants, though. Disgusting.

  • paul

    BRAVO! BRAVA! What a talented young man. My heart just soared when I saw this. I can’t even walk and chew gum at the same time. MUAH!

  • Robbie K

    Werk it :-)

  • directionless

    what about the left-wingers who who thinks the gays are an insidious bunch,why do the get another free pass?

  • JKB

    Lovin’ him, his moves, and that pink shirt…work!!

  • J.

    Yes. And I saw a picture of him now. Kinda of a lil hottie if I do say so myself….(and no this is not him)

  • Red Meat

    That kid is fierce.

  • Carlos

    I wonder were that kid is now today? Did they grow up to be a dancer?

  • JDSwell

    @Carlos: No, not a dancer. Check out his Vimeo page. He grew up to be a screen writer and is quite a hottie.

  • sdyue

    hehe, he’s sooooo cute!!!
    <3<3
    :)

  • Hotone2me

    Werk it.. Willie Ninja would be proud!!!

  • Gigi Gee

    I tried but, in the end, I smiled. A lot. Thanks!

  • Ogre Magi

    @Scott: Don’t be such an old poop

  • corey

    He is soooo good. Good luck to him. Really entertaining and imaginative. Go for it….

  • Star

    @Robbie K:

    agreed… :)
    That kid is a *mayjor* star

  • Afro Boricua

    This is so funny. You better WORK Miss Thang.

  • Zornorph

    @Scott: I don’t see any suggestive moves the boy is making. A Michael Jackson crotch-grabbing number would be a different thing. He doesn’t even to that ‘shirtless male dancer’ part of the Vogue video.

  • delurker

    @directionless: name names goproud troll. god, you people are vermin.

  • Alan

    @delurker:
    I am not “directionless”, and normally I avoid politics because its divisive and pointless, but here I had to come to his defense.

    1) Its GOProud

    2) “god, you people are vermin.” That’s mean. A little political diversity within the gay community is a good thing.

    3) Most (almost all) major political policy issues fall into one of three categories; social policy, economic policy, and foreign policy. Obviously gays who are socially right leaning are self-hurting, but there is no reason why that needs to effect an individuals view on economic or foreign policy. Most people, including myself, are pretty moderate, even right-leaning on these issues.

    4) I don’t actually know of any bigoted remarks made by members of the left (and by “left,” I mean politicians who are generally left of center on average.) Left-leaning politicians tend to be good about being supportive, though I’m sure that there are some anti-gay left-wingers out there because I cannot imagine that there isn’t at least one leftist who isn’t prejudice.

    5) Lets not forget why were on this page; an adorable kid by the name of Robert Jeffrery (who indeed grew up to be quite hot!) put this video of himself on vimeo – and for good reason it went viral. God, I love this site. PRIDE! PRIDE! PRIDE! PRIDE!

  • Shannon1981

    You better weeerrrkkk sister! OMFG I LOVE THIS KID.

  • spider_orchid

    WERQ HUNTEE! WEEEERRRRRRQQQQQQQ!

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