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Stardom for Kids Elusive, Expensive

September 26, 2008

CHATSWORTH - Enticed by the allure of stardom for their little ones, parents from sleepy towns as far away as Ohio and Washington state have shelled out wads of money to place their children in a boardinghouse run by a talent manager who prosecutors said Thursday was breaking the law.

The parents liked the sound of it: An acting boot camp, where the manager, 42-year- old Bernadette Carter, gave the kids acting classes and took them to auditions. Read More