Maddie Ziegler Avoids Questions About Abby Lee Miller And Refuses To Be Part Of Former Mentor’s Drama

Maddie Ziegler rose to fame after appearing in Dance Moms when she was just 8 years old. The young dancer easily became the favorite of the famously tough dance teacher, Abby Lee Miller, because of her consistent performance. However, their teacher-student bond quickly faded after the star left the Lifetime series in Season 6. Now, Maddie wants nothing to do with her former mentor at all.

Although her mega-successful collaboration with Australian superstar Sia catapulted her to stardom, Maddie Ziegler will always be known for her stint in Dance Moms. Even though The Book of Henry actress has been off the reality dance television series for quite a while, people have always linked her to Abby Lee Miller.

The young star has already expanded her brand from being just a plain dancer to an actress, model, writer, and businesswoman. With her career taking off so well, the 14-year-old is trying to save it from Abby Lee Miller’s current legal battles by pulling herself out of her former mentor’s mess.

So when Maddie Ziegler was recently asked about her relationship with Abby Lee Miller, the teen revealed that she and the 50-year-old dance instructor don’t talk anymore. The former Dance Moms star clearly looked uninterested with the topic, so she hinted that she wanted to talk about something else by saying that she has “nothing to say” about Miller.

Abby Lee Miller and Maddie Ziegler posed at the red carpet.
One of the earlier red carpet appearances of Abby Lee Miller and Maddie Ziegler.

Maddie Ziegler has lately been expressing her dislike for Dance Moms in her interviews. It’s no secret that the Maddie Style mogul was Abby Lee Miller’s star student, so many people were shocked to see her talking negatively about the show that opened the doors for her in Hollywood.

However, Maddie Ziegler has previously revealed that it wasn’t all rainbows and butterflies being Abby Lee Miller’s favorite. The talented star shared that even though the Lifetime show paved the way for her, the pressure was just too much for her young self to handle.

Abby Lee Miller and Maddie Ziegler all smile at the red carpet.
Abby Lee Miller posed with her ALDC star student, Maddie Ziegler.

Maddie Ziegler has shared multiple times that she was glad to have moved on from Dance Moms. The famous teen then noted that she is now in a happier place after leaving the Lifetime show.

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