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DWTS’ JoJo Siwa clears up dating rumours after split from Kylie Prew

The teen split from girlfriend Kylie after a year of dating

Rebecca Lewis
Rebecca LewisReporterLos Angeles
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Dancing with the Stars hopeful Jojo Siwa has opened up on rumors she is dating again after her split from girlfriend Kylie Prew.

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The teen star shared that she hasn't "started dating at all, anybody" but that she is interested in a cuddle buddy.

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"I want to have a cuddle date. So if anybody out there needs a cuddle date, cuddle buddy, I'll take it," she joked.

Jojo's journey on the show was marred with tragedy however, as her grandfather passed away the week before the live shows started, and then she ended her romance with the 17-year-old.

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"I fell in love with somebody who I didn't ever expect to fall in love with," the 18-year-old told People.

"We met on a cruise ship, she was my best friend. And then we went to Disney together and all of a sudden, it kind of all happened." 

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Jojo and Kylie recently split

Revealing that she has "learned to just trust life and whatever's supposed to happen is going to happen," Jojo also shared that she is still in touch with Kylie, and the pair speak on the phone.

"I was in love for the first time," she concluded of her romance with Kylie. "It is such an amazing gift and something that I will cherish for as long as I live."

Jojo has been a front runner on Dancing with the Stars since day one and she and professional partner Jenna Johnson have made the nation proud as the first same-sex couple on the US version of the show.

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Jojo is a frontrunner on DWTS

However, judge Carrie Ann Inaba issued a warning to JoJo ahead of the last few shows and said she has to "put down her walls". 

"Jojo needs to make sure that people can see an evolution, they want to see the growth on this journey," Carrie told HELLO!.

"We aren’t a professional dance competition giving people a dance contract. Dancing with the Stars is a special place because it’s about people going outside their comfort zone to try something new. This is the heart of the show. You have to put down your walls and let us in."

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