Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller’s reality show gets CANCELED by Lifetime after it was a racism brawl
Abby Lee Miller’s reality show was canceled following her racist comments apologized for by the Dance Moms star yesterday.
Lifetime has nixed his plans to broadcast Abby’s Virtual Dance Off on Friday after the storm, Entertainment weekly reports.
The 12-episode show is expected to air this summer and has been described as ‘pandemic friendly’ – and Miller will not be returning to Dance Moms if it is renewed for the ninth season, according to the report.
Sorry: Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller apologized Thursday after being called up by two moms on the Lifetime reality show earlier this week for making racist comments
Miller was called out by two stars of her Lifetime show dance moms earlier this week for making racist comments during filming.
On Thursday, she posted a mea culpa on her Instagram and vowed she would do better in the future.
“I really understand and deeply regret how my words came about [sic] and the people around me have hurt in the past, especially those in the black community, “she said.
Speaking: Adriana Smith, who appeared on Dance Moms season 8 with daughter Kamryn, shared a long Instagram post on Tuesday claiming Miller was racist
The apology came two days after Season 8’s Adriana Smith and Season 7’s Camille Bridges shared their experience of receiving Miller’s insensitive and controversial comments.
Miller, 53, wrote: “To Kamryn, Adriana and everyone I’ve hurt, I’m really sorry. I realize that racism can come not only from hate, but also from ignorance. Whatever the cause, it is harmful and it is my fault. ‘
The dance guru and reality TV personality continued, “While I can’t change the past or remove the damage I’ve done, I promise to educate, learn, grow, and do better.”
“While I hope to one day earn your forgiveness, I recognize that words alone are not enough. I understand that it takes time and real change, ”said Miller.
Promised to do better: Miller wrote, “I’m really sorry. I realize that racism can come not only from hate, but also from ignorance. Whatever the cause, it is harmful and it is my fault ‘
Adriana Smith, who appeared in season 8 with daughter Kamryn, shared a long post about her Instagram on Tuesday about interactions with Miller.
“A statement from her that lingers to this day during my time on DMS8 is,” I know you grew up in the HOOD with just a box of 8 crayons, but I grew up in the country club with a box of 64— don’t be stupid, “she claimed.
“This my friends is not something or a statement that can be googled. Ask yourself what that means? This shows me that you think you are better than me and in a higher rank and all together superior to ME! ‘
Smith then claimed on social media that Miller said on one occasion, “Do you want me to tell you why you’re really here?”
Smith wrote, “LOL like I didn’t know … showing your superiority again. Let me remind you what you said in case you forgot. You told me to “LOOK IN THE MIRROR! That is the only reason why you are here! “Kam told me she heard,” they need some color! “
Controversial: Smith claimed that Miller was trying to conclude that she and her daughter were ‘stupid’ because they were black and they were only on the reality show to give ‘a splash of color’
Anger: Smith posted on social media as Black Lives Matter protests continued after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis after a white police officer knelt in the neck
Explanation: Smith, pictured with Kamryn during their Dance Moms audition, said she quit the show because “I knew it was more important to me to show my daughter to stand up for what was right and not to worry about anything else. cared ‘
Smith then claimed she knew she and her daughter should quit Dance Moms.
As tears poured down my face, I look at my 7-year-old and back to the camera and say, this is my everyday life as a black woman. This is nothing new to me. But what I’m not going to let happen is that from this moment on, this racist person will have a part of my daughter’s life, ”she said.
“It was then that I knew it was more important to me to show my daughter that she had to stand up for the good and couldn’t care about anything else,” she continued. “But in that interview, my little 7-year-old cried like a Grown-up black woman and got up and said, ‘Mom, I understand it’s not here and I want to go home too …'”
More claims: Season 7 mom Camille Bridges told E! News in an email that she also felt her daughter Camryn had been discriminated against by Miller for being black
Season 7 mom Camille Bridges told E! News in an email that she also felt her daughter Camryn had been discriminated against for being black.
She claimed that Miller “likes to internalize our culture and never values it.”
She claimed, “She did not recognize black choreographers for their work on the show. She constantly put Camryn in afros. ‘
In her email to E! News, Bridges said that when Miller went to jail in 2017 after pleading guilty to felony fraud, she assumed Miller would not be returning to the show.
“When she came back, I looked at Camryn and told her we were leaving,” Bridges wrote to the outlet.
“I didn’t care about the platform anymore.” I was done. The woman is a mess. She is incredibly two-faced. She said the most horrible things to the camera, then told Camryn how she was better than the girls on the team, especially the girls she trained. It was a traumatic experience that I don’t wish anyone. ‘
Came Back: After Miller’s release from prison after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud in 2017, she returned for an eighth season of Dance Moms that debuted in June 2019. She was diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma after spinal surgery
Dance Moms premiered on Lifetime in 2011 and ran for seven consecutive seasons.
It was about Miller and her Abby Lee Dance Company and the six to fifteen girls she trained, as well as their competitive moms.
Following her release from prison, Lifetime announced that there would be an eighth season of the show centered on Miller’s cancer diagnosis and her training of a team of eight young dancers. The season debuted in June 2019.
On May 4, Miller announced via Instagram that she is saying goodbye to Lifetime after nine years and hopes to continue other projects.
Reality TV: Dance Moms premiered on Lifetime in 2011. It revolved around Miller and her Abby Lee Dance Company, the six to fifteen-year-old girls she trained and their competitive moms