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JoJo Siwa Appears For Interview, Dance-Off On “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

The teenage entertainer appears on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

JoJo Siwa on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: JoJo Siwa was one of the celebrity guests on Monday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Siwa, who was making her first appearance on the popular late-night program, joined Jimmy Fallon for a chat. In a nod to her dancing background (and appearances on shows like “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” and “Dance Moms”), Siwa also participated in an “Aggressive Dance-Off” with the “Tonight Show” host.

A video of the “Dance-Off” segment follows. Additional highlights will be posted upon availability.

Photos from the taping are also embedded.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 998 — Pictured: (l-r) Dancer JoJo Siwa during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on January 21, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 998 — Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon and dancer JoJo Siwa during “Aggressive Dance-Off” on January 21, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 998 — Pictured: Musical guest Joe Jackson performs on January 21, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 998 — Pictured: Musical guest Joe Jackson performs on January 21, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 998 — Pictured: (l-r) Actress Kerry Washington during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on January 21, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 998 — Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon and dancer JoJo Siwa during “Aggressive Dance-Off” on January 21, 2019 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Monday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” features an appearance by JoJo Siwa.

Making her debut on the program, the teen entertainer participates in an interview with host Jimmy Fallon. She and Fallon also engage in an “Aggressive Dance Off” segment.

After appearing on Lifetime programs like “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” and “Dance Moms,” Siwa began to amass a substantial Internet following. She has also appeared on various Nickelodeon properties — and has a platinum-certified single in “Boomerang.”

Monday’s “Tonight Show” also features an interview with Kerry Washington and a performance by Joe Jackson. It will air at 11:35PM ET/PT on NBC.

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