Pimenova, who hails from Moscow, Russia, began her modeling career when she was just four years old (her mom used to also be a model - surprise, surprise) and has already posed for such clients as Vogue, Roberto Cavalli and Giorgio Armani.
She's also got a huge social media presence with 378k Instagram followers and counting and she has her mom, Glikeriya Shirokova, to thank for her success, as she's the one in charge of making Kristina a big star.
Although Glikeriya has made it clear that she doesn't allow her daughter to take any of the photos herself, nor does she allow her to post on social media. that hasn't stopped questionable (and scary) comments from rolling in, including those calling her a babe and complimenting her figure.
Some are criticizing the images, saying the young girl is being sexualized and arguing that she's just not old enough to be exposed to the kind of judgement and attention she's receiving. Take this pic for example:
Now, here's one of the comments that a male user left:
Meanwhile, others are siding with Glikeriya, underlining the fact that the 9-year-old is not actually posing in a sexy manner in any of her snaps, that she has only modeled in children's magazine and that she rarely wears makeup. Check out this photo:
This is the feedback it received from a supporter making a valid point: