JoJo Siwa slams ‘SYTYCD’ critic amid Matthew Morrison’s sudden exit

Keep the plot.

JoJo Siwa took to Twitter to hit back at a troll who tried to criticize her for not having the proper skills to judge “So You Think You Can Dance”.

“Damn. I saw the headline ‘Judge Leaves #sytycd’ and got so excited. Yes! @itsjojosiwa is out! But no. It’s Matthew Morrison,” the critic wrote, referring to the actor’s sudden withdrawal from the dance competition series.

“Damn it! I think he brought a Broadway perspective to the show. Maybe not dance specialists, but acting skills. Still not watching.”

Siva, 19 years old, forwarded this message On Tuesday, he added, “Actually, why tweet?”

professional dancer continue to arrange Some of her many career highlights: “18 years of dance knowledge, 4 major dance TV shows, I employ over 1000 dancers, 16 dance music videos.”

She added: “It’s okay if you don’t like me…but if you think I don’t know dance, you sound silly.”

From left: Stephen "twitch" The owners, Jojo Siwa and Matthew Morrison.
Season 17 of SYTYCD premiered in mid-May and was judged by Siwa, Morrison and Stephen “tWitch” Boss.
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Siwa – who has been dancing and singing since she was a toddler – rose to fame after appearing at “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” and “Dance Moms” with her mother, Jessalynn.

“When my husband came to pick her up [dance] The studio, she didn’t want to leave at night,” the proud mom told Rolling Stone in June 2019. “She’s only 2 years old. “

Since then, the multi-talented entertainer has garnered millions of followers on social media, starred in Nickelodeon, directed the dance crew of “Siwa’s Dance Pop Revolution”, and toured around the world, only Just to name a few of her impressive achievements.

In November 2021, she also finished second on the 30th season of “Dancing With the Stars” and made history with pro partner Jenna Johnson.

Jenna Johnson and JoJo Siwa perform on
The dancer joined Jenna Johnson on season 30 of “Dancing with the Stars.”
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Siwa was then selected to judge “SYTYCD” alongside Morrison and Stephen “tWitch” Boss, and Cat Deeley will return as host for Season 17.

The show has been in the headlines since Morrison, 43, confirmed he left after not following “competition production protocols”.

“Having the opportunity to be a judge on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ is a great honor for me. Therefore, I regret to inform you that I will be leaving the show,” the “Glee” alumnus said on 5 told Us Weekly in a statement on March 27.

“After filming the auditions for the show and completing the selection of the 12 finalists, I did not follow the competition production protocol that prevented me from judging the competition fairly. I cannot apologize to everyone involved, I will be watching with everyone I know One of the best seasons ever.”

Matthew Morrison and Jojo Siwa on stage in an episode "So, do you think you can dance."
“I cannot apologise to everyone involved,” Morrison said in a statement.
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No further details have been revealed, but a source told the outlet “this was a minor breach that led to Morrison’s departure from the series.” Page Six has reached out to Morrison and Fox for comment.

“So You Think You Can Dance” airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on Fox.


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