She is trying to protect her from the rumors, comments and video swirling around the Internet right now. A lot of people have commented and shared the story, many casting judgment about the young girl.
The mom didn't want to be on camera, so she asked a woman who has worked with her daughter to be the family spokesperson. She was not equipped to make a stable, rational decision in that situation, said Estrem. When we asked Nicole Waid about that, she said people could be charged with a crime for sharing that video.