JoJo Siwa appeared to come out on social media on Wednesday.
People online reacted with an outpouring of support, sending kind comments and wholesome memes. Others expressed how much they felt Siwa’s coming out would mean to her younger LGBTQ fans.
Teenage pop star JoJo Siwa appeared to confirm speculation that she was coming out on Friday, posting a photo in which she was wearing a shirt that said “best gay cousin ever.” The photo followed several TikTok posts, and other social media activity, that seemed to suggest that Siwa was coming out as part of the LGBTQ community.
On Wednesday evening, Siwa posted a TikTok in which she lip-synced along to Lady Gaga’s queer anthem “Born This Way” while wearing a bow with a rainbow in it. The same day, she also appeared in a TikTok video captioned with the hashtag #pridehousela along with several cast members from Disney Channel’s “Teen Beach Movie.