‘Crying’ Abby Lee Miller ‘can’t get out of bed’ after racism claims and ‘knows she can’t come back from this’ – The Sun

DANCE Moms star Abby Lee Miller has been “crying” and “can’t get out of bed” after racism accusations caused the cancellation of her reality show.

A source exclusively told The Sun that Abby, 53, is “not well” after former Dance Moms star Adriana Smith accused the ALDC owner of racism on set.

Lifetime confirmed her 12-episode series, Abby’s Virtual Dance Off, which was set to air later in 2020, has been canceled.

The insider claimed: “She is not well. She hasn’t left her bed. She has been crying and crying.

“She knows she messed up and that she can’t come back from this one.”

The source added Abby’s Virtual Dance Off was “what she was holding on to emotionally.”

The insider continued: “This was her moment to shine. She was planning on shopping shows. Now she has nothing.”

On Tuesday, Abby posted a black square in honor of black lives matter following the death of George Floyd.

Adriana, whose daughter Kamryn appeared on season eight of Dance Moms, responded: “Don’t act like you care.”

She continued: "I couldn’t think of a more perfect day to address my experience with Abby Lee Miller.

"Wanna know the truth? Wanna know my TRUTH? A statement from her that sticks in my mind to this day during my time on DMS8 is 'I know you grew up in the HOOD with only a box of 8 crayons, but I grew up in the Country Club with a box of 64 – don't be stupid.'

"This to me shows that you think you are better than me and in higher rank and all together superior to ME! This to me shows that you don't give a f**k about me or where I came from.”

She added that her daughter had allegedly overheard Abby claim Kamryn was only on the show for "a sprinkle of color.”

Adriana continued to claim: ”People need to be held accountable not just for the injustices [but also] for being a closet racist.

"This is nothing new to me. But what I'm not going to have happen is have this racist person have any part of my daughter's life.”

Abby responded to her claims with an apology on Instagram.

The dance teacher wrote: "I genuinely understand and deeply regret how my words have effected and hurt those around me in the past, particularly those in the Black community.

"To Kamryn, Adriana, and anyone else I've hurt, I am truly sorry. I realize that racism can come not just from hate, but also from ignorance. No matter the cause, it is harmful, and it is my fault."

Adriana responded to the apology: "I do not accept Abby’s apology because her apology was not sincere. My daughter and I have yet to hear directly from Abby Lee Miller.

"Moreover, she didn’t even bother to tag me or Kamryn in her post. How else would we know she apologized? My friends and peers informed me of the apology. How sincere could it be?! What happened to a phone call or at least a personal direct message?”

Camille Bridges, who appeared on Season 7 of Dance Moms, told E! that she felt her daughter Camryn had been discriminated against as well.

She alleged Abby "loves appropriating our culture and never appreciating it.

"She did not give black choreographers on the show acknowledgment of their work. She continuously put Camryn in afros.”

In May, Abby announced on Instagram that she quit Dance Moms, though she later deleted the post.

The ALDC owner was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma shortly after being released from prison to a halfway house.

She was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars for not reporting an international monetary transaction and one count of concealing bankruptcy assets.

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