Although it is not yet known when Lifetime's reality TV show "Dance Moms" will premiere, filming for the new season has begun. According to reports, the first episode of season 6 will depict Abby Lee Miller's popular dance company's win at a dance competition.
"Dance Moms" season 6 cast, Sarah Hunt, Tea' Adamson and guest star Bryan Rumfallo, among others took part in Talent Special Edition Competition in Glendale, California on October 10. According to the show's spoiler site, Abby Lee Miller's dance troupe almost bagged all the prizes.
ALDC's group dance titled, "The Girl in the Plastic Bubble" won the first place in the teen division. Although Maddie Ziegler's name was listed in the list of competitors, the dance prodigy was absent on the actual day of the competition. In addition to this, "Dance Moms" season 5 cast member, Brynn Rumfallo's dance solo "The Coronation" was awarded the first place in the pre-teen division.
Meanwhile, "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller was indicted on 20 counts of fraud on Tuesday by a Pittsburgh grand jury. It is reported that Miller hid more than $755,000 in earnings from the reality show, and if found guilty, she could face a jail sentence of five years, reported Yahoo.
"Criminal prosecution is appropriate when debtors corrupt the bankruptcy process through deceit and lies before the court," said US Attorney David J Hickton on Thursday.
According to a report on Forbes, Miller hid the money earned between 2012 and 2013 through "Dance Moms," her apparel sales, Masterclass dance lessons and related spin off shows.
An Investigation into Miller's alleged bankruptcy case began when the judge watched "Dance Moms" and grew suspicious about the money earned from the show, reported Yahoo.
Lifetime hasn't commented on Abby Lee Miller's indictment and the fate of "Dance Moms" season 6 is not yet known.