Siwa, 18, opened up about dancing being an “escape” for her whereas speaking to reporters following Tuesday night time’s efficiency.
“Everybody all the time says dance is an escape,” Siwa stated, in line with Us Weekly, earlier than including, “this week, I actually discovered that.”
“This week was very, very excessive and one thing that I had by no means gone via and one thing that I’ve by no means felt earlier than.”
Siwa did not give any particulars about what she referred to as a “tough” state of affairs however emphasised her friendship with associate Jenna Johnson helped her get via it.
“I’m actually fortunate that day-after-day this week, I obtained to spend three hours with my greatest good friend in rehearsals,” Siwa informed the outlet. “On the finish of rehearsal, she would go, ‘OK, we obtained there. You OK? Cool.’ … It positively has been every week, however due to my household, due to this music, due to the present, I’m on the opposite facet of it.”
Siwa and Johnson have been competing within the ABC dance series as the primary same-sex pairing.
Siwa not too long ago got here out as a part of the LGBTQ neighborhood, though she hasn’t actually given herself a label and remains to be figuring it out.
“It’s like, I need to determine it out. I like ‘queer,’” she told People in April. “Technically, I’d say that I’m pansexual as a result of that’s how I’ve all the time been my entire life … identical to, my human is my human.”