Cool for the summer time! JoJo Siwa opened up about her journey towards discovering her sexuality — and which fellow celebrities helped her get there.
In a TikTok video posted on Tuesday, October 4, Siwa, 19, participated within the “One Factor About Me” social media pattern by sharing her “homosexual awakening story, wherein she listened to Demi Lovato’s 2015 hit “Cool for the Summer season” on repeat.
“I actually, actually preferred it and listened to it on a regular basis,” the previous Nickelodeon star stated on the beat. “I didn’t know what it meant again then however now that I’m a lot older and I perceive, I do know what it means.”
The second large second got here three years later when she watched Jenna Dewan carry out a Magic Mike routine on Lip Sync Battle. “I just about watched it on daily basis. Little me, she didn’t know she was homosexual,” the Dance Mothers alum stated. “Till…”
Siwa then recalled a private expertise wherein she went on a primary date with a person that helped her attain the conclusion that she was homosexual.
“A couple years later, a person was my first date and he wished to have intercourse with me and I didn’t need to — by no means wished to, grossed out by the considered it,” she defined, earlier than concluding the video, “Instantly knew males will not be my factor. Ladies are my gig. Gotta go.”
This isn’t the primary time Siwa has talked about Lovato, 30, and Dewan, 41, in relation to her sexuality.
The Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence actress initially revealed she was a member of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood in January 2021. On the time, Siwa uploaded a photograph wherein she was sporting a black t-shirt that learn, “Greatest. Homosexual. Cousin. Ever.”
A couple of months later, the Nebraska native went on the Camp Rock star’s 4D With Demi Lovato present and opened up additional about her journey.
“I’ve been determining my homosexual awakenings lately. I believe I spotted that my very first homosexual awakening was Jenna Dewan’s efficiency on Lip Sync Battle,” Siwa shared with Lovato. On the time “I believe that was certainly one of them. However do you bear in mind your dancer, her title is JoJo Gomez, and you probably did ‘Cool for the Summer season’ collectively? I bear in mind seeing that and simply being a bit of too .”
The “Skyscraper” songstress, for his or her half, responded, “I didn’t come out till like 2017. However ‘Cool for the Summer season’ was like, 2014, 2015, in order that, to me, it was my approach of claiming I’m not prepared to come back out.”
Weeks after popping out, Siwa confirmed she was in a relationship with Kylie Prew. The pair dated on and off for nearly two years earlier than calling it quits in August. Final month, the So You Assume You Can Dance? choose confirmed her budding romance with Avery Cyrus by way of a TikTok video. The couple made their purple carpet debut just a few days later on the Los Angeles premiere of Alanis Morrisette’s musical Jagged Little Tablet.