JoJo Siwa calls out Candace Cameron Bure for “rude” homophobic comments


JoJo Siwa has rekindled her feud with Candace Cameron Bure, this time she hit the Full house actress for her comments about making “traditional” programs on the conservative broadcast network Great American Family.

Ahead of the release of her new movie, A Christmas presentsaid Bure The Wall Street Journal that the network aims to “keep traditional marriage at the center” of its programming, and criticizes Hallmark’s shift to diversifying their releases with the inclusion of black leads and same-sex couples.

Siwa shared a screenshot of an article titled “Candace Cameron Bure’s Plans for New Cable Channel: No Gays,” in which Bure’s comments to the Log, and wrote on Instagram: “Frankly after everything that happened a few months ago, I can’t believe she would not only make a movie with the intention of excluding LGBTQIA+, but then talk about it in the press.”

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The So you think you can dance judge continued: “This is rude and hurtful to an entire community of people.”

In June, Siwa and Bure clashed after the Nickelodeon star revealed on TikTok that she thought Bure was the “rudest celebrity” she’s ever met. In a video obtained by Page Six, Siwa recalls, “I had a difficult experience when I was little. I was 11, and I was a big, big fan, and I wanted my picture taken with her, and it didn’t work out for her.”

Bure responded by saying she had since apologized to Siwa and felt “bad” about the situation, and the two slammed the drama, admitting it was “no big deal” in the end. But Bure proved she hadn’t learned her lesson. The takeaway she shared with her followers was, “Even a 10-second trending TikTok video can wreak havoc because our words matter and our actions matter.”

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During the incident, Bure’s daughter jumped in her mother’s defense, writing at the time, “God gave me the coolest mom and dad.”

She echoed those sentiments during Bure’s latest spat with Siwa, when she addressed her mom in an Instagram post yesterday (Nov. 15) by writing: Utmost grace. As they perpetually twist the story to bring down the Kingdom, remain steadfast in your faith and never let others dim your light before Him.”

She continued, “No matter how much the words get out of context or distorted, the enemy will not prevail. Society has gone completely out of control by believing every strategically worded headline broadcast by the media…followed by canceling culture, which is nothing but ugly.

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Yet Bure gets caught up in controversy as people keep calling her out log interview. A tree hill alum Hilarie Burton Morgan chimed in with her disapproval, writing, “Bigot. I don’t remember Jesus liking hypocrites like Candy. But sure. Earn your money, honey. You ride that wave of prejudice all the way to the shore.”

Bure’s latest comments follow her departure from Hallmark and her comments in 2021, in which she praised the network’s diversity efforts, telling Insider, “It’s very important to me in all the casting that we do for the movies, and it’s important to all of the people and all of their journeys and their family dynamics.”