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Watch: JoJo Siwa Reveals Her 'Gay Awakening' on Demi Lovato's Podcast

by Emell Adolphus

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Thursday July 15, 2021
Originally published on July 14, 2021

On a recent episode of Demi Lovato's "4D With Demi Lovato" podcast, JoJo Siwa shared that she's "always known" that she was gay. But there were several famous pop culture moments that stirred her sexuality, as reported by Billboard.

One of the most notable moments was Jenna Dewan's "Lip Sync Battle" performance of "Pony" by Genuine.

"I've been figuring out my gay awakenings recently. I think I realized that my very first gay awakening was Jenna Dewan's performance on Lip Sync Battle," Siwa said, Billboard reports. Another awakening Siwa revealed was a dancer in Lovato's performance of "Cool for the Summer."

She added, "Do you remember your dancer, her name is JoJo Gomez, and you did 'Cool for the Summer' together? I remember seeing that and just being a little too interested."

Siwa also shared that her girlfriend, Kylie Prew, named Lovato as her own sexual awakening. "She said she went to your concert ... she had to have been 12 or 13, and she was there with her mom," said Siwa, as Lovato cheered.

Watch the exchange below.