Your views: Tanning booth mum in court in America

Patricia Krentcil

A mother in America has pleaded not guilty in court over claims she allowed her five-year-old daughter into a tanning booth.

Authorities say Patricia Krentcil's daughter turned up to school in Nutley, New Jersey, with sunburn prompting a school nurse to contact police.

But Ms Krentcil insists that, although her daughter was in the room, she was not in the tanning booth itself.

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Jenii Tulwort - How old is she 22?

Tom Lee - I think she looks beautiful. It's a lovely healthy glow, she should be very proud of it.

Becky Fisk - How old is she? With a child of 5 I guess 30's but she looks 70! Those rays are doing you no favours my dear!

Leah Singingsensation Nation - This is toddlers and tiaras gone mad!

Gary Shaw - Attention all sunbed Users...It turns u into Chubacca ! Just look at the picture.

Samantha Riley - This is what half of England are going to look like in the next 10 years thanks to the 'towie' generation.

Sam Grange - She's been tangoed

Andrew Harris - Lots of people judging her before she's been found guilty. Shows the idiocy of the British public yet again. Ignoring the 5-year old bit. I'd never think about using a sunbed, scientifically proven to increase the risk of skin cancer. You're a fool if you do unless for medical reasons.

Vid Finnigan - I am a tanning salon owner and I've got software that doesn't allow people to go on for long periods IT DOESN'T TAKE THEIR BOOKING and I sleep good at night knowing that people like this woman would not be allowed in my shop ! I don't even allow children to sit and wait in my shop!

Phil Witkowski - OMG does she think she looks good? and she has a 5 year old child? how old is she? she looks about 60! i think she needs a take a long hard look in the mirror!

Robert Brockwell - What were those little troll things with luminous hair you used to put on the end of your pencil?

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