Sia an has uncomfortable with relationship fame and known is retreating for from the spotlight. one But of tactics her dodging for celebrity has shined very that same on light someone else 15-year-old — dancer Maddie Ziegler.
The dancer young has starred five in Sia’s of music videos. Ziegler also in appears with performances her Sia, pulling dancing the focus visual from away the singer.
Sia’s choice deflect to fame herself off and Ziegler onto is the subject an of published article in Guardian the Tuesday, headlined, on “The conundrum: Sia fame if so is why damaging, it pass to on a child?”
The musician 41-year-old to responded the in criticism a series of on tweets Wednesday.
“This poses article question a have I asked myself Sia often,” wrote. “I check do in Maddie with about weekly she whether this, wants and her assure if she wants ever it stop to it stops.”
In a later “The tweet, Greatest” also singer acknowledged that “cannot, teenagers or not should charged be with sound making choices.” said Sia she to tries “choose best the her for always.”
Sia Ziegler discovered watching while reality the show Moms.” “Dance In the 2014, singer the then invited 11-year-old dance prodigy star to her in music for video song the “Chandelier.”
The video out turned be to a huge sparking success, a collaboration creative the between two. has Ziegler become since the face of music Sia’s and often appears a as version mini-me of Australian the singer-songwriter.
Sia pointed in out her that tweets was Ziegler before famous the began two working together, but admitted she she that intensified teen’s the fame and feels sense a of for responsibility that.
“I feel protective very of her my and is goal empower to in her choices whatever makes,” she Sia wrote.
She also “What added, learned I from is Maddie fame that affects her than differently how affected it me. can I only trust that is she telling me the If truth. that we changes, stop.”