Jojo Siwa is talking out.
On Friday, June 26, web customers criticized the 17-year-old Nickelodeon star for that includes a younger dancer within the music video for “Nonstop” who seems to be sporting brown facial make-up and monkey ears. Within the circus-themed visible, which was launched on June 19, Jojo performs alongside numerous dancers wearing numerous animal costumes.
The feedback on the YouTube video have been turned off after some in contrast the dancer’s make-up to blackface. Others additionally claimed they have been blocked by Jojo for scrutinizing the music video.
“When is @itsjojosiwa going to deal with the little woman in blackface in her newest music video?” one person tweeted. One other added, “…it is secure to say white privilege and ignorance is what she chooses to make use of her platform in direction of thousands and thousands of children for.”
Jojo shared a prolonged assertion in response, which learn partially, “I wish to deal with the music video that we shot for ‘NONSTOP’ in February. We’re speaking about children dressing up as circus animals! Nobody in my video is sporting blackface. It is terrible that anybody’s thoughts would even go there. Children dressing in animal costumes, having their faces painted to appear to be animals, performing the half.”