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Maddie Ziegler is 'Kind of Obsessed' With Harry Styles Right Now

Maddie Ziegler is 'Kind of Obsessed' With Harry Styles Right Now

We already knew that Maddie Ziegler has a thing for Zac Efron, but it turns out she is fostering another super-relatable crush.

In a new video, the Book of Henry actress gives 30 fun facts about herself, including her favorite song right now.

“My favorite song would be anything by Harry Styles right now,” she told Teen Vogue. “I’m kind of obsessed with him and I think he is very, very good looking.”

She definitely isn’t alone in thinking so!


Maddie also reveals in the video that she loves the smell of the post office, can fall asleep anywhere, and adores Chuck Bass from Gossip Girl.

Watch the full video inside… More Here! »

Maddie Ziegler Guest Judges on 'Project Runway' Tonight!

Maddie Ziegler Guest Judges on 'Project Runway' Tonight!

Maddie Ziegler is taking over the catwalk tonight on Project Runway!

Tonight’s all-new episode is all dance inspired and the designers will be treated to a private screening of Maddie‘s animated movie, Leap!

They’ll also get to see a performance by the Hiplet dance troupe from the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, who fuse classical ballet techniques with hip-hop and urban dance styles, to inspire their designs.

Future guest judges include Kelsea Ballerini, Dove Cameron, China Anne McClain, and Sophia Stallone.


Project Runway airs TONIGHT @ 9PM ET/PT on Lifetime.

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Maddie Ziegler Had Her First Crush When She Was Just Five Years Old

Maddie Ziegler Had Her First Crush When She Was Just Five Years Old

We all know Maddie Ziegler‘s super-relatable first crush, but we didn’t know how young her infatuation started!

The 14-year-old dancer and actress revealed in a new video interview that her crush on Zac Efron started when she was only five years old.

“I saw High School Musical and I fell in love,” she told Teen Vogue. “To this day I am obsessed with him and I would like to be in Baywatch 2 with him.”

Maddie also revealed that her first role model was Miley Cyrus because she was “obsessed” with Hannah Montana.

She was just a Disney girl, living in a Disney world!

Watch the full video of Maddie‘s “firsts” inside More Here! »

Maddie Ziegler Continues Filming 'Sister' with Kate Hudson

Maddie Ziegler Continues Filming 'Sister' with Kate Hudson

Maddie Ziegler films an intense scene outside with co-star Kate Hudson on Tuesday (August 22) in Los Angeles.

The 14-year-old dancer was spotted listening to music on her blue headphones while rocking a pink fanny pack as she and Kate worked on their upcoming movie Sister.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Maddie Ziegler

Joining Maddie and Kate on set was their director Sia and the three ladies were spotted sharing a laugh as took a break in between scenes.

Maddie recently gushed about how much she loves working with Sia and Kate on their upcoming movie!

10+ pictures inside of Maddie Ziegler working on her movie in LA…

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Maddie Ziegler Would Rather Dance in Front of Strangers Than Close Friends

Maddie Ziegler Would Rather Dance in Front of Strangers Than Close Friends

Maddie Ziegler dons a short blonde wig in a new photoshoot (and looks fierce) and talks all about where she got her confidence from, and what makes her so strong.

“Going on stage in front of a thousand people — that’s kind of where I got all my confidence from,” the Book of Henry star told Mane Addicts. “It’s weird, but I would rather dance in front of a thousand people than dance in front of my closest friends, because they know me so well and that stresses me out. If it’s a group of people that I don’t know then it’s totally fine.”

She also opened up about her insecurities diving into the acting world.

“This is the first time people are going to see me [acting] so I hope they take me seriously as an actress and don’t categorize me as a dancer, or say she’s in the Sia videos, or she’s on Dance Moms,” she explained. “Now I act too, and I don’t want people to just see me as a dancer.”

Maddie is currently filming a new movie with Kate Hudson written by Sia, Sister, so we don’t think she has to worry to much.

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Maddie Ziegler Gushes Over Co-Star Kate Hudson: 'She Knows How To Do Everything'

Maddie Ziegler Gushes Over Co-Star Kate Hudson: 'She Knows How To Do Everything'

Maddie Ziegler dances her way through a walk in the park while filming Sister in Los Angeles on Monday (August 21).

The young actress danced along to the music in her headphones just behind co-stars Kate Hudson and Leslie Odom, Jr.

“She’s amazing I mean she knows how to do everything, she’s the most incredible actor and she’s probably my biggest inspiration in life — her and Sia, two girl empowerment, they’re amazing,” Maddie shared with ET over the weekend, gushing over Kate.

She also shared as much as she could about the movie in general.

“You’ll have to see!” she said. “It’s really fun and like I said, it’s something completely different and something people won’t expect.”

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Maddie Ziegler Says Her 'Leap!' Character Is An Example of What Not To Be in the Dance Scene

Maddie Ziegler Says Her 'Leap!' Character Is An Example of What Not To Be in the Dance Scene

In Leap!, Maddie Ziegler plays possibly the meanest ballerina ever — which is definitely a stark contrast for how she is in real life.

“I feel like there are so many snobby ballerinas in real life and I’ve had to deal with a lot of mean dancers,” the 14-year-old dancer/actress shared with ET over the weekend, pointing out that her character Camille is just like them. “But I guess my character’s just an example of what not to be in the dance scene.”

And as for real life haters? Maddie has zero time to deal with those.

“Just block ‘em out,” she adds. “I just act like they don’t matter at all and you know what? Their opinion means one thing but maybe it’s just [to] them and not to anyone else you know?”

Maddie says, “I can’t let one person get in my way.”

Maddie Ziegler's Sister Mackenzie Supports Her at 'Leap!' Premiere!

Maddie Ziegler's Sister Mackenzie Supports Her at 'Leap!' Premiere!

Maddie Ziegler‘s new movie Leap! is being released in less than a week and her sister Mackenzie showed up to support at the premiere!

The sisters both walked the carpet at the event on Saturday morning (August 19) at The Grove in Los Angeles.

Also in attendance were Maddie‘s co-star Carly Rae Jepsen, Dance MomsNia Sioux, and Bunk’d‘s Skai Jackson.

FYI: Maddie is wearing a Marc Jacobs dress. Carly Rae is wearing a Needle & Thread dress. Skai is wearing a Cynthia Rowley dress. Mackenzie is wearing a Zimmermann dress.

15+ pictures inside of Maddie Ziegler and Mackenzie Ziegler at the premiere… More Here! »

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