Properly, they’ve gotta develop up someday.
Grace VanderWaal, who made a reputation for herself on “America’s Obtained Expertise” in 2016, has some fans alarmed with a brand new look she debuted on TikTok.
In current clips, VanderWaal sports activities close-cropped pinkish hair and wears an oversize jacket over a revealing bustier. She lip-syncs to a portion of Ok. Flay’s “This Child Don’t Cry,” containing the traces “I used to consider the way in which that I dressed / Like was I fairly sufficient? And am I good at intercourse? / I used to need to say an early goodbye / However I’m a disco queen, I simply maintain staying alive.”
In one other TikTok from earlier this week, VanderWaal wrote, “After I meet somebody and the very first thing they do is inform me about their ’embarrassing’ childhood fixation with me” and lip-syncs the opening line of Girl Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me”: “I didn’t ask.”
VanderWaal, who turns 17 in January, appeared on “Good Morning America” and “Jimmy Kimmel Stay!” earlier this yr with a much less, let’s consider, excessive look.
Feedback on her new look, in the meantime, ranged from “she’s formally misplaced it” to “Is she okay?,” with at the very least one individual making a comparability to 2016-era Miley Cyrus.
A lot of the handwringing is little question as a consequence of the truth that the Suffern native’s huge TV second occurred when she was simply 12 …
… and garnered her superstar co-signs from musicians like her hero Jason Mraz, Katy Perry and Stevie Nicks. She signed with Columbia after the present and has launched two EPs and a full-length. This yr, she added one other hyphenate to her title by showing because the title character in the Disney+ movie “Stargirl,” primarily based on the 2000 novel of the identical title.
“I’m enthusiastic about being an artwork therapist once I develop up,” VanderWaal advised The Publish in 2017. “Psychological well being is such an attention-grabbing factor, and it’s one thing I’ve wished to [explore] for some time. The singing? I’m simply going to see the place it goes!”