Jojo Siwa feels over the moon after lastly talking her fact.
After confirming she’s a part of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood, the 17-year-old social media sensation opened up about her sexuality in a candid Instagram Dwell on Saturday, Jan. 23.
The previous “Dance Mothers” star thanked her followers for his or her “infinite quantity of affection and assist” following her announcement on Jan. 22, during which she confirmed off a T-shirt her cousin gifted her that learn, “Greatest. Homosexual. Cousin. Ever.”
“I’ve by no means, ever, ever been this blissful earlier than and it feels actually superior,” the YouTube character gushed in her 15-minute Instagram video.
“And now that the world will get to see this facet of my life, it makes me actually, actually blissful,” she expressed. “Now that I obtained to share that with the world, it is superior… I need individuals to know that there’s a lot love on this planet and it’s so unimaginable!”
At one level in the course of the IG Dwell, a follower requested, “What label are you?” to which Siwa responded, “I’ve thought of this, and the rationale I’m not able to say this reply is as a result of I do not actually know this reply.”
“I believe people are superior. I believe people are actually unimaginable individuals,” she went on. “Proper now, I am super-duper blissful and I wish to share all the pieces with the world…however I additionally wish to preserve issues in my life non-public till they’re able to be public.”
The truth TV character additionally took a second to acknowledge that her popping out expertise won’t appear like everybody else’s.
“Proper now what issues is that you simply guys know that irrespective of who you’re keen on, that it is OK and that it is superior and that the world is there for you,” she defined. “I do know everybody’s state of affairs is totally different and it may be tougher for some individuals and simpler for some individuals to come back out or [to] be themselves however I believe popping out has this stigma round it–that it is this actually, actually, actually scary factor, however it’s not anymore.”
“There are such a lot of accepting and loving individuals on the market that it is OK,” she continued. “After all, individuals are going to say it is not regular, however nothing is regular. Actually, not one factor about anyone is regular and it is OK to not be regular, it is OK to be slightly totally different… And I believe lots of people are afraid of being totally different, and that is one thing we must always by no means, ever be afraid of. That is one thing we must be happy with… I am the happiest I’ve ever been, that is what issues.”
When requested how lengthy she’s been a part of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood, Siwa mentioned she “does not know.”
As she put it, “I believe my entire life… I preferred individuals however I had by no means fallen in love earlier than. However I all the time believed that my particular person was simply going to be my particular person. If that particular person occurred to be a boy, then nice. If that particular person occurred to be a woman, nice.”
The social media star additionally made it clear that her and Mark Bontempo’s break up final fall had nothing to do together with her sexuality.
“Individuals in life break up,” she defined. “Individuals as youngsters break up, you will have a boyfriend or you will have a girlfriend if you’re six years outdated and also you break up with them, you are not with them for ceaselessly. I used to be a young person. I nonetheless am a young person however I believe I am fairly blissful now. I am fairly good now.”
Together with receiving an outpouring of affection from her followers, Siwa shared that her dad and mom have been simply as supportive.
“You already know what my dad mentioned? He mentioned, ‘Hey man, love is common.’ My dad and mom have identified,” she famous, including, “My mother mentioned she’s identified for the final two years. She’s like, ‘I simply know with you!’ Round two years in the past, she was like, ‘I do not suppose you solely like boys, that is completely OK.’ My household is superior.”
Watch her full video above!