As the countdown to the “Dancing With The Stars” finale begins, Jojo Siwa looked back on the past 10 weeks of her life.
The 18-year-old and her “DWTS” partner Jenna Johnson made history as the first same-sex dance team on the competitive show.
Things have not let up since then, and the teenage icon has been on a rollercoaster ride which she considers worth it, according to her latest social media post.
Jojo Siwa: “One Thing I Wanna Share Right Now Is Taking Risks Is WORTH IT”
On November 21, Siwa took to Instagram to reflect on her last 10 weeks. She wrote that there “has been blood, tears, good days, hard days, sweat, pain, excitement, happiness, sadness, everything.”
“The J Team” star admitted that she will never forget her time on “DWTS,” adding that her same-sex partner debut scared her a little but was something she always wanted.
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Siwa noted that she is most proud that two girls dancing together is not considered weird but awesome, accepted, and celebrated. She thanked the world for their love and weekly support.
The “Jojo’s Juice” icon explained that she has learned a lot from her experience but wants the world to know one thing: “taking risks is WORTH IT.”
Siwa thanked Johnson for her encouragement and for allowing her to try things out of her comfort zone, admitting that she is forever grateful towards her.
Siwa reminded her fans that the next day was her and Johnson’s chance to win the Mirror Ball and solicited the J Nation for their votes.
A fan commented, “i want her to win so badly” another typed, “You can do it J nation!!! 👏🙌.”
The “Blurt” Actress Details Difficulties Faced On “DWTS”
Siwa and Johnson have faced a myriad of challenges with delivering their performances on “DWTS,” but the experience was fun.
The Blast shared that while appearing on the “This is Paris” podcast, the former “Dance Moms” star revealed that she and her dance partner break a new body part weekly.
Siwa noted she had a quarter-sized “Mount Everest” blister at the time while her co-star had a broken rib the last week.
The “School of Rock” actress said her complex dance moves make her feel “like a football player trying to play baseball,” but the experience is worthwhile.
The “Boomerang” Singer Talks Gay Awakenings With Demi Lovato
In a candid interview on the “4D With Demi Lovato” podcast, Siwa detailed living her happiest and most authentic life since coming out.
Siwa revealed that she feels connected to Lovato, who came out as bisexual in 2017 and later debuted as non-binary earlier this year.
The teenage star also credited the host for another of her gay awakenings. This was Lovato’s backup dancer, Jojo Gomez, who featured on her “Cool For The Summer” music video.
Siwa said she remembers watching Gomez’s performance and being “a little too interested. She noted that her ex-girlfriend Kylie Prew’s gay awakening was at Lovato’s concert performance of the same song.