Mother of the “most beautiful” child in the world, a model, faces criticism

She’s a photogenic young model who has been dubbed the “most beautiful child in the world,” but Anastasia Kniazieva’s mother has come under fire for exposing her little girl to too much at too young an age.

Six-year-old Anastasia became an internet sensation after her mother Anna shared photos of her daughter from a photoshoot, including a campaign for the Russian brand Chobi Kids.

Anastasia gained worldwide fame thanks to her beautiful appearance. Photo: Instagram/anna_knyazeva_official

Anastasia’s mother, Anna, runs her social media accounts, which have gathered thousands of followers. Photo: Instagram/anna_knyazeva_official

Anastasia, who has nearly 600,000 followers on Instagram, is well-documented by her mother, who has posted more than 800 photos since starting the account in 2015, when her daughter was just four.

Anastasia’s photos racked up over 50,000 likes in a matter of hours, with fans commenting on how “sweet”, “beautiful” and “adorable” she was.

“Those eyes!” one user commented.

Anastasia has already done advertising campaigns in Russia. Photo: Instagram/chobikids

Anastasia has been compared to the famous young model Thylane Blondeau, who first came to the world’s attention at the age of six and became the youngest model to appear in French Vogue.

Anastasia has been compared to former child model Thylane Blondeau, shown here at age four. Photo: Instagram/thylaneblondeau

While some praised the six-year-old’s beauty, others criticized Anna’s decision to expose her daughter to online attention.

“I hope she’s a baby, she’s beautiful. But there are a lot of monsters in the world and all this attention could bring the wrong people to her,” one user commented.

Some critics say Anna is exposing her daughter to online predators. Photo: Instagram/anna_knyazeva_official

“Your number one priority as a mother or father is to protect your child at all costs. You know pedophiles are checking her out on social media, right?” added another.

“This little girl should be doing what kids do and BEING A KID… where are the pictures of her building sandcastles, making a snowman, or coloring? She’s your child, I know that, but I feel so sorry for her.”

To be We reached out to Anna for a comment.

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