JoJo Siwa Defends Taking Girlfriend Avery Cyrus to Chuck E. Cheese

Forever a child at heart! JoJo SiwaResponded to a social media trolling that criticized her for having a girlfriend Avery Cyrus to Chuck E. Cheese for date night — and she had no shame about her restaurant of choice.

“You know what I love most about this? Is that this girl woke up today and was like, ‘You know what? I’m going to hate on JoJo Siwa for taking Avery on a date to Chuck E. Cheese,’” Siwa, 19, said via TikTok on Thursday, September 15. “As if I haven’t been a giant toddler my whole life. It’s my duty.”

The original clip, which was posted the day prior, featured the critic dancing to 21 Savage’s “Dip Dip” with a caption that read, “How I walk knowing I’ve never taken someone on a date to Chuck E. Cheese.”

The romance speculation between the 22-year old Cyrus, a Nebraskan native, and Cyrus began earlier this month with a TikTok posting a conversation between them. Kourtney KardashianAnd Scott Disick. “We’re friends,” the Dance MomsAn alum speaks alongside audio from the past Keeping up with the Kardashians episode.

Cyrus, for her part, replied, “Purely platonic.” After Siwa started laughing, the content creator mouthed, “What’s so funny?”

The couple then confirmed their love via a second TikTok clip. They enjoyed a meal at the mouse-themed restaurant. The clip featured the lovebirds taking pictures in a photo booth. One snap captured a sweet kiss between them.

The couple were seen together enjoying a romantic day in Los Angeles on Thursday before making their red carpet debut at premiere of Alanis Morissette’sMusic Little Pill with a Sharp Edge.

Before her romance with the Texas native she was, HSMTMTSAn actress was previously linked to Kylie Prew. The couple confirmed their relationship in February 2021. This was just one month after Siwa’s announcement.

“After being my best friend for over a year, January 8th, 2021 I got to start calling this exceptional human my Girlfriend… and Since then I’ve been the happiest I have ever been!” the ‘Boomerang” singer wrote in a sweet Instagram post in honor of the twosome’s anniversary. “She seriously is the most loving, supportive, happiest, protective, and just the most beautiful perfect person in the world. And I get to call my girl mine! Happy one month to my girl! I love you more and more every day!❤️.”

At the time, J TeamProducer shared how the couple worked hard to make their relationship work. “We’re both super honest and we tell each other where we’re going, what we’re doing,” Siwa exclusively told Us Weekly in August 2021. “Like, trust is a huge thing with long-distance. And I think that us trusting each other is what makes it work.”

Two months later, however. UseIt was confirmed that the exes had split up less than one year after their official Instagram relationship. Siwa shared what she really wanted in a partner, even though they briefly rekindled their romance earlier in the year.

“Listen, I want a cuddle buddy bad. I’m not ashamed to admit it,” she told Use in November 2021. “Cuddling is great. Movies are great. Kisses are wonderful. … I’m not opposed to [dating], if there’s somebody that enters my life tomorrow that I think is awesome and treats me wonderful[ly]. Would I take things very slow because of the position that I’m in? Absolutely. But would a cuddle date hurt anyone? No.”