- Tyra Banks stated Olivia Jade is “so brave” forward of the “Dancing with the Stars” premiere.
- She added that folks “don’t know” Giannulli, they “know what happened to her.”
- Giannulli made headlines in 2019 when her mother and father have been charged within the faculty admissions scandal.
Tyra Banks is defending Olivia Jade Giannulli forward of the YouTuber’s debut on season 30 of “Dancing with the Stars.”
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight published on Wednesday, the supermodel stated that whereas Giannulli may not be a “celebrity” within the conventional sense of the time period, she is legendary as a result of everyone seems to be speaking about her.
“I think Olivia is so brave. I think people don’t know her, they know what happened to her,” Banks stated.
She continued that she trusts Giannulli when the “DWTS” contestant says that she did not know “about what was going on,” referring to the college admissions scandal.
Banks added: “She has said that she did not know about what was going on and it’s really sad, and it’s very hurtful when something publicly happens but you had nothing to do with it.”
Giannulli is one of 15 contestants set to take to the “DWTS” ballroom floor on September 20 to point out off their dancing expertise. Banks, who’s internet hosting the present, stated that by selecting to hitch the solid, Giannulli goes to “tell her story and show her vulnerability.”
Loughlin and Giannulli in 2017.
Giannulli attracted widespread controversy in 2019 when her mother and father, actress Lori Loughlin and designer Massimo Giannulli, have been charged in reference to paying Rick Singer $500,000 to get Giannulli and her older sister, Isabella, into the College of Southern California.
In consequence, Massimo served a five-month sentence in prison starting November 2020, whereas Loughlin was launched from jail in December 2020 after serving a two-month sentence.
Previous to the faculty admissions scandal, Giannulli had a partnership with Sephora and was greatest identified for her fashionable YouTube channel the place she shared magnificence and style suggestions.
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