Teenage bikini model is pregnant at 15
Soya Keaveney was a bikini model when she was all of 12. Her jobless mother, Janis, is delighted that her teenage daughter is now pregnant because...Updated: Aug 16, 2011 20:46 IST
Many outraged parents wrote to Soya Keaveney's mom, Janis, about how her careless parenting is fuellling the teenager's unnatural desire to be a model. At 12, Soya Keaveney was a rather well known bikini model.
Now she is 15. And pregnant with her 17-year-old boyfriend's child.
Janis is a jobless mom who's only claim to fame is her daughter. She's very happy that her teenage daughter is going to have a baby because it means she'll get a bigger home (!).
"Our three-bedroom place was already overcrowded with her sisters Coco and Ritzy, her brother Tarot, Soya's boyfriend Jake and one of her sister's babies. Once the new baby comes the council will have to find us a place with four or five bedrooms," Janis, 48 told The Sun.
"We've already started packing. Soya's very much against abortion and there was never any doubt she would keep her baby."
Janis had fully supported Soya's modelling career as well. In fact, she pushed the child to strict diets and obssessive workouts.
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Even now, Janis is full of confidence about her daughter's child-rearing skills.
"I'm sure she'll make a wonderful mum and will teach her children discipline like I have," she told the UK paper.
Soya, who posed in lacy underwear and bikinis when she was 12, is unperturbed by her pregnancy.
"It was a shock at first, but now I'm really excited," she said.
"I'm the first of my friends to have a baby - but I don't think I've grown up too fast."
Perverts and paedophiles flooded her Facebook page with lewd comments when she posted her sexy pics. Apparently, "Soya's dream of being a model is taking a back seat. Now she wants to be a midwife."
Janis, who used to work as a secretary, insists that she is understanding, but strict mother. She allowed Soya to go to discos, wear make-up and revealing clothes by the age of 7.
She also let Soya's mechanic boyfriend, Jake, stay over one night, but allegedly in seperate bedrooms.
"I know people might think I'm laying down the law after the horse has bolted, but Soya won't be sharing a bed with Jake under my roof until she's turned 16 in January," she insisted.
"I'm very strict about that. I know they're very much in love but the law is the law."
First Published: Aug 16, 2011 18:37 IST