Although most of the OG Dancing Moms cast seems to be pretty close these days, there were definitely warm-up moments between the moms during the show. In fact, part of what made the Lifetime show a huge success was the mother’s penchant for fighting. And while the sentiments behind the arguments were often true, deceptive stories were created by the producers to help inspire a fight for the purpose of the show.
Fans will remember that in the first four seasons of Dancing Moms the tension was particularly high between Melissa Gisoni and the rest of her castmates. Since Gisoni worked the front desk for Abby Lee Dance Company (ALDC) for a time, she developed a relationship with Abby Lee Miller. In addition, Gisoni ‘s eldest daughter, Maddie Ziegler, was Miller’ s favorite student and would often receive favorable treatment over the rest of the dancers in the team.
Melissa Gisoni never threatened to sue the other moms
But despite their arguments, the moms still maintained friendships. Although at times useless, they were both connected by the girls’ friendship and the experience of filming. Dancing Moms. But a question was raised about Gisoni’s friendship in Season 2 of the show. In the program titled “Melissa Pleads the Fifth” Gisoni, apparently tired of the other moms asking questions about her vow, sends a letter from her lawyer to the other moms asking them to stop and reject all discussions about her personal life.
In fact, Gisoni threatens to make sure the other members of the Dancing Moms in fact it was not the only story made by producers. According to Gisoni, the producers knew what they wanted each week and were masters at handling the shoot to get what they wanted to film. “We never got a script but they knew what they wanted each week and they would set you up,” Gisoni admitted. “It simply came to our notice then. The producers would have three stories and they really handled us. ”
Fans of ‘Dance Moms’ should appreciate that much of the drama was done
Fortunately, the cast of Dancing Moms they shared that they were often able to put things out when they realized that the representatives were behind an argument or situation. However, thanks to clever editing, fans were no smarter at all. Clearly, Dancing Moms producers were willing to go to great lengths to create drama. Maybe fans should keep that in mind when watching the show