The singer Sia is now known for her iconic face-covering wig to evade the trappings of fame. So if she is so adverse to the limelight, should she expose a child to it?
Today Sia addressed an article by Guardian columnist Bonnie Malkin, in which she discussed the ethics of Sia’s collaboration with child dancer Maddie Ziegler.
In the article Malkin argues that although Sia deliberately eschews fame because she views it as damaging, she puts a minor in the spotlight in her place.
“The grown-up who has seen what fame can do and fears it has, perhaps unwittingly, handed it over to the child instead,” writes Malkin. …