JoJo Siwa Speaks Out On Not Being Invited To Kids’ Choice AwardsBy Martin B
JoJo Siwa has been present at the Kids’ Choice Awards since she became famous for her appearance on the reality show Dance Moms. The young woman did not attend Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards last year because she was not invited, according to a video she posted on Instagram.
The video addressed questions from fans about why she wasn’t present at the family-friendly event, which drew appearances from the hottest celebs at the moment.
Siwa, who has worked extensively for Nickelodeon and has received Kids’ Choice Awards in the past, told her fans that she wasn’t sure why she wasn’t invited. but added that her song “One Chance” had reportedly played during the show.
Many supporters speculated that Siwa’s absence was due to her coming out as gay back in 2021. Siwa has not shied away from speaking out about the network, and in September 2021, she complained that she was barred from using songs from one of her Nickelodeon films in her stage tour.
The young woman’s snub sparked outrage among her fans and fellow celebrities, who didn’t think twice before leaving heartfelt messages. Some supporters also suggested that the snub was due to Siwa’s colorful appearance, referencing the Nickelodeon brand logo.
The network never addressed the controversy, which led many to believe that the assumptions were correct.
The incident highlights the ongoing issues around inclusion and diversity in the entertainment industry. Siwa’s fans and supporters have spoken out against the network’s decision and called for greater representation and acceptance of LGBTQ+ individuals in the industry.