Sia - Big Girls Cry
The third part of Sia’s video trilogy with “Dance Moms” star Maddie Ziegler has landed and - just like her controversial promo for “Elastic Heart,” which also featured actor Shia LaBeouf and drew criticism for its provocative content– it’s a powerful and visually striking piece of film. The difference this time around is that 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler performs alone, straight to camera with only her face and shoulders in view for the majority of the clip, which is filmed in front of a stark black backdrop. At one point, the pre-teen dancer’s body is hoisted into the air by another pair of hands and the video takes on a disturbing air as we watch her legs frantically struggle to break free. Thankfully, Ziegler – wearing her now trademark skin-colored body suit and blonde bob wig - breaks free and falls to the ground where she resumes her distinctively animalistic and frenzied routine.Over 4M views in one day.