“Of course, people are going to assume. So expressive, so wild in her movement, so magnetic.  She voiced the character Camille Le Haut in the animated film Ballerina (2016) and appeared as Christina Sickleman in the feature film The Book of Henry (2017). “I felt just extreme compulsion to protect her and yet the irony is that I didn’t want to be famous and I threw this child into the spotlight and she would say to me, ‘Don’t be silly, I was already famous and I wanted to be famous.’ And I say, ‘And you know it can stop at any time right? SUBSCRIBE HERE, 40 TV Shows You're Going To Be Obsessed With, ELLE Edit: 20 Of The Best Eyeshadow Palettes, Just A Super Useful Guide To Balancing Oily Skin, Everything About Holidays During Covid-19, Kim Kardashian Isn't A Billionaire Yet, FYI, This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses.
If you want it to stop, I can make it stop. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. “I know that there’s been times when my insight has really made a difference ... That was really disgusting.”, Sia explained that when Weinstein invited Ziegler on the plane, she told Ziegler’s mother, Melissa: “I just said, ‘Please don’t, do not do that, do not do that, do not do that.’”, The singer went on to say that she knows there have been “times where my insight has really made a difference, like has kept her safe.”.  She has also been cast in the upcoming high school drama film The Fallout. She was included by Time magazine on its list of the "30 most influential teens" in each of 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Ever since Ziegler began starring in the 41-year-old singer’s music videos — beginning with “Chandelier,” “Elastic Heart” and “Big Girls Cry” — the Dance Moms alum has become an inseparable part of Sia’s brand, often serving as the proxy face for the singer’s secretive identity in everything from her red carpet appearances, album covers and website. Between the epic music videos and a nationwide tour, it’s no secret that Sia and her mentee Maddie Ziegler spend a lot of time together. Homeless Youth Organization", "Watch an exclusive one-take version of Sia's Chandelier video", "Why Maddie Ziegler Matters to the Dance World", "Here's Why Maddie Ziegler Joining Sia's Tour Rules", "Sia Remains an Essential Live Performer in 2016", "Concert review: Sia brings her singular artistry to Mandalay Bay", "Sia's dancers steal the show in daring Target Center concert", "Sia Furler, a Shy Woman Hiding Under a Big Wig", "What Happened When Sia and the Weeknd Hit Sydney on the Same Night", "The Sia conundrum: if fame is so damaging, why pass it on to a child?  She returned to Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn in January 2017 in the episode "Keeping Up with the Quadashians".
" David James Young of Junkee felt that Ziegler's performance "cements her status as one of the great dancers of the modern era. It was so fun to do and it was really out of the box and it expanded me a lot, because I'm used to competition dances where you're like, Point your legs! From 2014 to 2017, she gained wider recognition for starring in a series of music videos by Sia, including "Chandelier" and "Elastic Heart", which have in total attracted more than 5 billion views on YouTube. No, I'm cool.'. " Leslie Ventura of Las Vegas Weekly noted that, on the tour, "Ziegler ... danced furiously alongside the singer, adding dimension and weight to the dramatic vocals. Sia has opened up about her ‘extreme desire to protect’ dancer Maddie Ziegler and recalled an incident involving Harvey Weinstein and the now-teenager.. Shia [LaBeouf] was a dream to work with.