Critics accuse 'American Idol' of exploiting 16-year-old Claudia Conway, daughter of Kellyanne Conway

“American Idol” this week received the most publicity it has in years — but not necessarily in a good way. The day after “Idol” aired the audition of 16-year-old Claudia Conway, daughter of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway and anti-Trump dad George Conway, social media and TV critics assailed the show producers for their choices, especially given her age. “If the show is concerned that Claudia lost what has elapsed so far of her youth, the way to redress it would not be by having her spend some small portion of her teen years practicing her persona for millions on TV; if it wanted her to be able…

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