Maddie Ziegler Does it Again With Sia in New Music VideoFor the third time in a row, Sia has released a music video directed by herself and Daniel Askill with Dance Mom’s Maddie Ziegler leading the dance routines. Not only is the cast and crew exactly the same, but the nude leotard and blonde fringe wig donned by Ziegler is also identical.
The 12-year-old dance superstar first starred in Sia’s Chandelier back in May of 2014. Ziegler’s dance performance in the music video set her career on fire, but it wasn’t until the Elastic Heart music video where she danced alongside Shia Labeouf did she get launched into the public spotlight.
In the third installment of the story, titled Big Girls Cry, the camera is focused on Ziegler’s face, pulling in close for shots of facial expressions. It’s possible the video focuses less on the 12-year-old’s body after backlash for the bizarre child bride vibes received from the Elastic Heart video. Sia responded to the criticism via Twitter saying, "I anticipated some 'pedophelia!!!' Cries for this video. All I can say is Maddie and Shia are two of the only actors I felt could play," she tweeted before adding, "These two warring 'sia' states."
The track is slowed down and accompanied by Ryan Heffington’s choreography. Watch it now!