All the pieces We Know About Dancing With the Stars’ Season 30
…and the performer, who launched the world to girlfriend Kylie Prew in 2021, would be the first-ever contestant to have a same-sex dance associate on the present.
“Once I obtained the e-mail to be on Dancing With the Stars, I did not even learn the entire e-mail, I simply replied sure,” JoJo mentioned on E!’s Each day Pop. “After which once I learn it, they requested me, they mentioned, ‘We wish to give JoJo the prospect if she desires to do, to bounce with a feminine as a substitute of a male. But when she desires to bounce with a male and hold it conventional, we would like her to be as snug and have one of the best expertise ever,’ and instantly I used to be like, that’s so groundbreaking, historical past, it is by no means been executed earlier than and it wanted to be executed.”
In 2010, the Israeli model of Dancing With the Stars was the primary adaptation within the BBC-owned franchise to characteristic a same-sex couple, a pair of ladies. Producers on the ABC collection had contemplated having a same-sex couple on the present within the U.S. however the thought by no means got here to fruition…till now.
JoJo advised E! that her girlfriend joked she should not get too near the professional dancer paired together with her and dropped a touch concerning the identification of her ballroom associate. “Earlier than I went to the primary rehearsal, Ky tells me, ‘Inform her, inform Jenna she wants to go away room for Jesus.'”