Kendall Vertes and her mother Jill prompted fairly a stir after they joined “Dance Mothers” in Season 2, as they got here in with a status as “studio hoppers.” However through the years the 2 turned accepted as a part of the group. In the present day, Vertes is an achieved dancer, singer, and actor, and regardless of how she feels about Abby Lee Miller, she has acknowledged that her former dance teacher performed a pivotal function in her profession.
Talking on the “Off-Schedule” podcast, the dancer defined, “I’ve nothing however respect for Abby. She received me clearly to the place I’m in the present day.” Nonetheless, she additionally divulged particulars concerning the emotional abuse she confronted behind the scenes. “We had been 8, 9 years previous and she or he would inform us we had been fats, washed up, ugly, should not be right here, we’re too privileged, we’re not swift … she would simply say issues that little youngsters did not even know how one can comprehend,” Vertes shared.
The dancer additionally added that the present’s producers really made Miller seem nicer than she really was, a sentiment that her mother echoed in a Studio 10 interview. “Individuals assume that it is gotta be for the cameras, and it isn’t,” Jill Vertes stated. “It is actually who she is … you guys will all attest she can be worse when the cameras weren’t round as a result of she actually does not need all people to hate her.”