JoJo Siwa to Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ in Show’s First Same-Sex Pairing
In a video shared on the show’s Twitter account, Siwa expressed her eagerness to get started on the show. “I am so excited to be a part of this year’s Dancing With the Stars season 30, and to be dancing with a girl,” she said in the video. “I think it’s so cool … I can’t wait to dance every week, I can’t wait to meet my partner, oh my gosh, there’s so many things I’m so excited for!”
Dancing With the Stars also announced that 18-year-old Team USA gymnast Suni Yee will also be joining the show’s 30th season, hot off of her gold medal win in women’s gymnastics individual all-around at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Both Siwa and Lee are set to appear on Friday’s episode of Good Morning America for a sit-down interview about their casting, before the full cast of season 30 is revealed Sept. 8.
Dancing With the Stars season 30 premieres Monday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Check out Siwa’s video message below: