(. ) Where Furler’s face and body was carefully hidden from the eyes of a stadium full of strangers, Maddie’s face and body was offered up instead," The Guardian article said. Her favorite colors are teal, baby blue and baby pink. Image: Dave Simpson/WireImage/Getty. There's so many fake accounts of my kids and people pretending to be them'," she told the publication. It's just sad because Abby really is a good person," she insisted, before name-dropping Maddie specifically. I mean, there were some big celebrities that all of a sudden knew my name. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. At a special dance class Abby held in Canada, Abby said that Kendall was already dancing with ALDC when the audition. "I had already done Dance Moms so obviously there were people who already recognised me and my life had already been changed a lot by doing that show. "I need to be tough. A graphic makes clear that the reference is to the Joffrey Ballet School, which is a distinct organization that is not affiliated with the Joffrey Ballet. She was soon let off of probation and given the customary Abby Lee Dance Company jacket. When asked what she does in her free time, Maddie says that when she's not dancing, she's at home - dancing. From the end of season 4.5, Maddie would have done 51 solos in total. maddie ziegler (@realmaddiezieg) on TikTok | 8.9M Likes. According to her official site, one of the most important lessons Maddie has learned so far is not to read the internet about herself, because most of the times people will judge without realizing that what they see on TV is not real, and their comments can be really hurtful. I want them to be prepared when they get to New York and go to an audition," she said. She is seventeen years old. A regular on the top of Abby Lee's 'dance pyramid,' she appeared on the hugely popular reality TV show Dance Moms from 2011 until 2016. But the 17-year-old hasn't just been forging a dance and acting career, she's also written her own memoir (which became a New York Best Seller), and wrote a trilogy of novels for teenagers. The homepage for Reign Dance Productions (reigndanceproductions.com) noted at the time that "Maddie Ziegler & Chloe Lukasiak were awarded Full Tuition Scholarships to the Joffrey/ Mia Michaels 2 week Intensive in Los Angeles." The video launched a long and fruitful friendship between the two women, and Maddie would go on to star in a number of her videos including "Elastic Heart," "Rainbow," and "Big Girls Cry," as Billboard pointed out. The star went on to say that she did have some "fun times" as part of the show's cast. She also performs her red queen solo against Chloe and places seventh. Her braces are off in the Christmas Special because she got them removed sometime before the filming of the special. Dance Moms might have built Maddie a devoted fan base, but it was Sia that made her famous. They post quite a few pictures on Instagram and Twitter of them meeting up and hanging out, both for professional reasons and just because they're two teenage girls who love to document their lives and friendship online.