Maddie Ziegler is moving on from ‘Dance Moms!’ The 13-year-old, who has starred in multiple Sia music videos, will be leaving the hit reality series after season six, a new report claims.
Abby Lee Miller, 49, is losing another dancer! Maddie Ziegler, 13, is reportedly leaving Dance Moms after the show’s sixth season. Maddie’s been on the show since the beginning, and she’s undeniably the breakout star of the series.
The sixth season of Dance Moms will be her last, Us Weekly reports. Maddie is an original cast member, along with her sister Mackenzie, 11, and mom Melissa Gisoni. Maddie has reportedly grown out of her role on the show and wants to focus on acting.
Since the show premiered in 2011, Maddie has become a fan-favorite, and she’s also adored by Abby Lee. Maddie has been dancing with the Abby Lee Dance Company since she was four years old.
Maddie’s already become a household name, in addition to her role on Dance Moms. She famously starred in Sia’s music videos for “Chandelier,” “Big Girls Cry” and “Elastic Heart,” which also starred Shia LaBeouf. Maddie’s also accompanied Sia to multiple performances. The reality star will also star in the lead in Sister, a film that Sia wrote and will direct. The dancer has also guest-starred on Pretty Little Liars. She just wrapped filming The Book of Henry with Naomi Watts, Lee Pace and Sarah Silverman.
We’ll miss Maddie on Dance Moms, but we know she’s going to do great things! Season 6 of Dance Moms premieres January 5, 2016, at 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime. HollywoodLife.com has reached out for comment.
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