Clarifying the situation. JoJo Siwa is clearing the air after fans questioned her comments on sexuality.Late last month, Siwa, 19, faced backlash after she detailed her coming out journey and her relationship with the word lesbian.“It’s not about being comfortable with being the face of the LGBTQ young demographic, young age, youngling.

It’s about being honored with that. It’s something that I’ve been appointed by, not myself, by just the world calling me a gay icon, calling me this generation’s icon.

That is an honor that I do not take lightly,” the Dance Moms alum told Yahoo Life on July 21, before joking, “I don’t like the word [lesbian] itself.