The Dance Moms star recently confirmed she is leaving the show – but for fans of the 13-year-old dancer, we've got good news: She'll be back on TV soon enough as a judge on the upcoming kids' edition of So You Think You Can Dance!
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As for whether she's nervous about being on the other side of the stage, Ziegler admitted, "It'll be amazing but also kind of nerve-racking because I'm the only kid and I have to be on my best game at all time."
That being said, she knows a thing or two about handing out scores.
"I definitely have some knowledge now because I've been judged a lot," she said. "I think it will be really cool to be with [judges] Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, and Nigel [Lythgoe]."
Plus, since she's younger, she thinks she'll be able to relate with the competitors.
"I feel like since I'm in their shoes I know how to cheer them on," she said. "I feel like since I'm their age I can't really tell them what to do, [so] I think I'm gonna be the supportive judge and always [encourage] the kids."
Ziegler previously starred on the hit Lifetime reality show for six seasons, working with dance instructor Abby Lee Miller since the series premiered in 2011.
"It's definitely a hectic show," Ziegler said of her experience. "And it's very hard to be in the reality world without any scripts or anything, and [you just keep] going and going. You definitely have to stay grounded and know where you came from."
So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation premieres May 30 on Fox.