A new series, “Who Cares About Girls?”, hosted by the incomparable Lisa Ling, premiered recently on the Oxygen Network. If this chick is the next Oprah, I’m going to shoot myself.
The premiere episode, “Daughters Left Behind,” is about girls growing up without their mothers, who are all incarcerated. Some of the hard-hitting questions LL asked her
victims Peabody Award-lackeys exploited children isn’t the fact that their mothers are in prison enough torture? girls:
To sweet, pink-loving Jessica, whose mother is serving time for selling METH, on her infrequent visitations to Moms:
“DO YOU PLAN WHAT TO WEAR?”
To Yasmin’s mother, who is doing 12 years for ARMED ROBBERY:
“When I was growing up, my parents were divorced…every time she left [after a visit], it was one of the hardest things ever. AND I STILL HAVE THE FEELING, JUST OF NOT BEING, IT’S MOM, YOU KNOW?”
“I’d bet you’d be a good lawyer. If you want to be a lawyer, you have to have a big voice, you have to speak up, you know? And you have to say, I OBJECT!”
Girlfriend, you took the words right out of my mouth.
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