‘Dancing with the Stars’ contestant JoJo Siwa shares she’s been coping with ‘excessive’ private expertise
Siwa, 18, opened up about dancing being an “escape” for her whereas speaking to reporters following Tuesday evening’s efficiency.
“Everybody all the time says dance is an escape,” Siwa stated, in accordance with Us Weekly, earlier than including, “this week, I actually realized that.”
“This week was very, very excessive and one thing that I had by no means gone via and one thing that I’ve by no means felt earlier than.”
Siwa did not give any particulars about what she referred to as a “difficult” scenario however emphasised her friendship with associate Jenna Johnson helped her get via it.
“I’m actually fortunate that day by day this week, I obtained to spend three hours with my greatest good friend in rehearsals,” Siwa advised the outlet. “On the finish of rehearsal, she would go, ‘OK, we obtained there. You OK? Cool.’ … It undoubtedly has been per week, however due to my household, due to this tune, due to the present, I’m on the opposite facet of it.”
Siwa and Johnson have been competing within the ABC dance series as the primary same-sex pairing.
Siwa just lately got here out as a part of the LGBTQ neighborhood, though she hasn’t actually given herself a label and continues to be figuring it out.
“It’s like, I wish to determine it out. I like ‘queer,’” she told People in April. “Technically, I’d say that I’m pansexual as a result of that’s how I’ve all the time been my complete life … similar to, my human is my human.”