Exclusive: GiaNina Paolantonio Gets Real About the ‘Dance Moms’ Season 8 Moments Fans Never Saw

Exclusive: GiaNina Paolantonio Gets Real About the ‘Dance Moms’ Season 8 Moments Fans Never Saw
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Get to know GiaNina Paolantonio!

After making her Braodway debut in "Matilda the Musical" at just 9-years-old, the now 14-year-old dancer went on to join the Abby Lee Dance Company for season 8 of "Dance Moms" — and she’s just getting started!

Gia recently stopped by TigerBeat HQ to reveal 10 fun facts about herself: from the one thing she always does before she performs, to the three things she can’t live without, and more! And she even got real about the IRL scenes that never made it into an episode, but (spoiler alert!) the tea isn’t nearly as hot as you think it is. Catch the latest episode of #TigerBeatTenThings:

"There are a lot of moments when we’re backstage or something…we have to wait an hour before we go on stage…we’re playing patty cake and laughing…there’s a lot of giggling that didn’t make the cut," she reminisced.

Are you a huge "Dance Moms" fan? Don’t miss Lilly K’s #TigerBeatTenThings too!

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