Former Dance Moms star Kenzie Ziegler has responded to fans who claimed she was not social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic after posting photos alongside her friends on social media.

“First of all, I’m not going to go my whole life without seeing my friends because I literally can’t. There’s no way I can do that,” she said during a recent Instagram Live, which was screenrecorded and reposted on Twitter. “We all got tested before and they’re pretty much only quarantining at my house. I get tested every week and they get tested before they come to my house.”

In another Instagram Live video that was reposted to the TikTok Room Instagram account, the 16-year-old addressed the situation further.

“I am being careful. I’m getting tested, my friends are getting tested. I apologize, I made a mistake. I went out and it was stupid, and I apologize for that,” she added.

As fans know, Kenzie’s response to fan backlash came days after she went Instagram official with her new boyfriend, Tacoda. For those who missed it, the brunette beauty seemingly confirmed her new relationship when she shared a snap to her Instagram Stories on August 11, 2020, that showed the fellow social media star wrapping his arms around her waist, as the pair enjoyed a trip to the beach.

Her ex-boyfriend, Isaak Presley, even reacted to her new romance and was nothing but supportive.

“Actually adorable, I wish them the best,” he commented on a pic of the two stars, according to the Instagram account TikTok Room. Kenzie even saw his message, and replied with, “Really sweet, thanks Isaak!”

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As for Isaak and Keznie, they first revealed that they were dating in August 2019, and after that they quickly became couple goals — constantly sharing the cutest, PDA-filled pics together, teaming up for videos and gushing over each other online. But in May 2020, they announced their split.

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