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JoJo Siwa Makes 'Dancing With the Stars' History With First-Ever Same-Sex Dance Partner

 

JoJo Siwa has made Dancing With the Stars history. During the premiere of the show's 30th season on Monday (Sept. 20), the popular children's entertainer danced with pro dance partner Jenna Johnson to a cover of Jet’s signature 2004 hit, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl?" to rave reviews from the judges.


Siwa and Johnson took to the DWTS stage in bedazzled, neon colored bustiers and purple pleated pants for their quickstep number, which saw the women bursting with energy across the dance floor. They ended their performance in two different poses, before glittering confetti fell from the ballroom's ceiling. The judges -- Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough -- gave the pair a score of 29 out of 40, the highest score of the night.


After the performance, Siwa shared her excitement about the big moment on social media. "That was THE BEST ever!!!!" she gushed on on Instagram alongside a photo of herself performing with Johnson, making sure to thank the pro. "Making history and Top score of the night was literally a dream come true for me. Chase every dream you have and believe in yourself."