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    19 Of The Most WTF Moments From "Dance Moms"

    Remember when they made Maddie and Gino kiss?

    1. When they forced Brooke and Brandon, two children, to go on a date.

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    It was so awkward and cringeworthy to watch, poor kids.

    2. And when they made Maddie kiss Gino at the end of her routine, when she was only 11 and clearly didn't want to.

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    Her reaction alone tells us how off this is.

    3. When they did a strip tease dance in nude costumes.

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    This was the OG controversy that pretty much got the show famous.

    4. Whenever they compared Kenzie to Maddie.

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    She was always living in Maddie's shadow until she became Mack-Z and Abby showed her some attention.

    5. When Abby criticised Sophia Lucia's voice saying, "Minnie Mouse has a job, we don't need another one".

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    Sophia Lucia is one of the world's best dancers and doesn't need any of that negativity.

    6. Whenever Abby clearly favorited Maddie over any of the other girls.

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    I mean this was all of Dance Moms tbh.

    7. When Abby threw water at Cathy.

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    Abby saying "I didn't know the lid was off" was was downright ridiculous tbh.

    8. And when Cathy hit back by slapping her with her bag.

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    This was pure drama and the other moms clearly lived for it.

    9. Whenever Abby overlooked Chloe and refused to give her the love she deserved.

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    Chloe had the worst time on that show and it was so empowering to see her stand up for herself and leave Dance Moms.

    10. When "The Girl In A Plastic Bubble" routine was potentially harmful for JoJo as she didn't have enough oxygen in the bubble.

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    JoJo really would do anything for Miss Abby.

    11. When JoJo's solo "Straighten Up" had a harmful portrayal of mental illness.

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    This wasn't cool.

    12. When Leslie and Christi had a full on fist fight.

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    There were many physical fights on Dance Moms but the drink throwing element makes this one the best of them all.

    13. When Cathy said this:

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    Too far.

    14. And whenever she'd bribe Vivi to dance.

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    Vivi was an absolute genius for working out how to play her mom like this, I hope she got that puppy.

    15. When Abby told a Candy Apples dancer to "get her ears fixed".

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    What the hell!

    16. And when she said this to an actual child:

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    17. Of course we can't forget the time she told Ava Cote that she looked like a praying mantis.

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    18. Luckily, Ava owned it and then went on to put together a performance titled "Praying Mantis".

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    This was such an incredible routine.

    19. And finally, when the last dance ever on Dance Moms caused controversy by being provocative and even Abby walked out.

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    The moves in this routine cause Brynn's mum to pull her from the competition and the show.

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