By now, it's a familiar scene, no doubt experienced by so many other little girls her age, because c'mon guys, ear piercings are a huge deal when you're in the third grade. And yet, it wasn't until we got home that my 6-year-old son — who worships the ground my daughter walks on — asked if he could get his ears pierced. 13 Aug The Express Yourself hitmaker, 57, was seen taking her son to Elite Jewelry & Piercing in Manhattan on Friday, where he reportedly walked out with a shiny new stud in his ear. 21 Dec We used to see men's ear piercing as rebellious, but today it's more commonly about expressing identity. Sometimes it's about your identity as a father.