Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, is a model now

Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, is a model now

Is the child overexposed?

It's hard to believe, but Anna Nicole Smith's young daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, is now six years old. She is, though, and guess what? She's also a GUESS model, just like her late mother. New photos of Dannielynn modeling for GUESS Kids hit the Internet this week, and they are stunningly beautiful. I'm not surprised, given her mother's extraordinary good looks.

I have to wonder, as I often do, whenever children are front and center in modeling campaigns, TV shows or films: Is their early fame taking away from their childhood?

It's hard to deny that Dannielynn Birkhead inherited her mom, Anna Nicole Smith's remarkable face and apparently, her ability to model as well. The new GUESS Kids photos show a beautiful little girl dressed to the nines, and loving the attention. Hopefully she loves the attention, because if not, that would be bad for her down the line.

Given the huge paternity scandal involving this gorgeous child, is it any wonder that some question whether Dannielynn's dad, Larry Birkhead, might be exploiting his daughter? The way I see it though, she's just like any other child model, or celebrity kid. Suri Cruise is in the tabloids week after week, no matter what's going on. Jennifer Lopez used her children in Gucci ads. And truth be told, I haven't seen many photos of Dannielynn Birkhead until now.

The important thing here is that Dannielynn Birkhead is enjoying herself. She's six. Six year old little girls love to play dress up. My sincere hope is that Larry Birkhead isn't forcing the little girl into doing this ad campaign, just to make money. If she likes it, and it doesn't interfere with her normal life too much, I don't see the problem, do you?