Fans Blasted the Runner-Up for Dancing With the Stars

Fans Blasted the Runner-Up for Dancing With the Stars ...

JoJo Siwa, the winner of Dancing With the Stars, has faced some criticism for a line she made about the term lesbian.

Siwa explained why she doesn't like the term lesbian in an interview with Yahoo Life, despite the fact that she doesn't identify herself as a person.

She said at the time that she doesn't like the term itself. It's just like, lesbian, and it's just like a lot. But at the end of the day, that's what I am.

Siwa compared her opinion of the word to that of others.

Fans Slammed Siwa on Twitter

Replying to @Liz my sexuality nor ANYONE's is a dirty word.

Lady Gaga was born this way.

Following Siwa's remarks, fans were dissatisfied with her.

One tweet says JoJo siwa telling the millions of underage girls who admire her that she is despicable of the word lesbian.

Another person commented, "I'm not afraid to state that i am a lesbian and that also lesbian is just a pretty word."

Siwa was chastised by many because of her majority of younger, female followers.

Another tweet from jojo siwa concerning the term lesbian really enraged me. she has a large a** audience and what she says has an enormous impact on her viewers. now, anyone may do whatever they please, and if joj does not want to be a lesbian, that's fine.

She added, but she merited a group of people, claiming that lesbian is the most hateful term. what does it even mean? and why would you ever say that? i'm TIRED OF SEEING THIS SURFACE.

Siwa would have been more precise in her language, according to others.

If you think queer or gay is a better description for you than lesbian, then I do not see a problem as long as you dont use the word lesbian as jojo siwa or the idiots in her tiktok comments did. One tweet about the situation reads.

Another person wrote, Hey, just a quick reminder for Jojo Siwa and all of the other young queer people out there. Lesbian isnt a dirty word. It's an identity that millions of women possess.

I understand jojo siwa not liking the term lesbian because to tell people irl that she is a lesbian is scary, but she does not have to label it a dreadful term, another person wrote.

Siwa Responded Following Backlash

Siwa went to TikTok to protest the outcry against people who said she considered lesbian a sexist term.

Siwa explained in her TikTok video that she does not feel ashamed of saying or ashamed of identifying herself as by any means. I just say that whenever someone talks to me about my sexuality, it isn't the word that comes out of the tongue for me.

Season 31 of Dancing With the Stars will premiere on Disney+ on Monday, September 19, 2022. Derek Hough, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba will return along with Tyra Banks and new co-host Alfonso Ribeiro.