The truth TELEVISION character likewise took a minute to acknowledge that her coming out experience may not look like everybody else’s.
“Right now what matters is that you guys know that no matter who you love, that it’s OK and that it’s awesome and that the world is there for you,” she described. “I understand everybody’s scenario is various and it may be harder for some individuals and simpler for some individuals to come out or [to] be themselves however I believe coming out has this preconception around it—that it’s this truly, truly, truly frightening thing, however it’s not any longer.”
“There are so many accepting and loving people out there that it’s OK,” she continued. “Of course, people are going to say it’s not normal, but nothing is normal. Literally, not one thing about anybody is normal and it’s OK not to be normal, it’s OK to be a little different… And I think a lot of people are afraid of being different, and that’s something we should never, ever be afraid of. That’s something we should be proud of… I’m the happiest I’ve ever been, that’s what matters.”
When asked the length of time she’s become part of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood, JoJo stated she “doesn’t know.”
As she put it, “I think my whole life… I liked people but I had never fallen in love before. But I always believed that my person was just going to be my person. If that person happened to be a boy, then great. If that person happened to be a girl, great.”