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JoJo Siwa addresses backlash over her new board game

This isn’t the type of juice controversy we’re used to.

“Dance Mothers” alum and YouTube star JoJo Siwa, 17, has been placed on the defensive once more over criticism of her new Nickelodeon board game for youths, “JoJo’s Juice.”

The game accommodates questions like “Have you ever ever walked in on somebody bare or had somebody stroll in on you?” or “Have you ever ever gone exterior with out underwear (a showering go well with doesn’t depend)?” which some took to be problematic prompts for youngsters.

Siwa, who has beforehand been pressured to disclaim that she included a toddler carrying blackface in a circus-themed video, addressed the controversy in a video response, carrying one in every of her customary, eye-wateringly garish outfits.

“It has been dropped at my consideration by my followers and followers on TikTok that my title and my picture have been used to advertise this board game that has some actually inappropriate content material,” Siwa started.

“When corporations make these video games, they don’t run each facet by me and so I had no concept of the varieties of questions that have been on these taking part in playing cards,” she continued. “Now, once I first noticed this, I used to be actually actually actually upset at how gross these questions have been and so I introduced it to Nickelodeon’s consideration instantly.”

She added, “And since then, they’ve been working to get this game [stopped from] being made and in addition pulled from all cabinets wherever it’s being bought. I hope you all know that I’d by no means, ever, ever approve or conform to be related to this game if I’d have seen these playing cards earlier than they began promoting it.”

She wraps issues up by thanking followers for bringing the matter to her consideration, and as soon as once more, the Republic is secure.

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