Maddie Ziegler’s latest Sia music video is just another reason why we’re increasingly blown away by the dancer and also why we’re making it to spin class tonight.
While her theatrical turn for “Big Girls Cry” may lack the same twists and turns Ziegler put on display for “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart” – never mind that Grammys performance – it’s equally impressive, especially when you take into account she’s 12 years old.
Yup: 12. Years. Old.
While we were too busy switching up the fonts on our LiveJournals and stalking our crushes’ lockers, the Dance Moms prodigy is spending her pre-teen days starring in boundary-pushing, artistically nuanced, Twitter-mesmerizing music videos.
Although we have reason to believe she’s a super-human graceful alien sent from Planet Talented to make us mere mortals look really clumsy, here’s your friendly reminder that she is, indeed, a 12-year-old girl from Pittsburgh who does 12-year-old girl things, too.