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6-year-old SA dancer catches the attention of Hollywood's elite

2019-06-11 10:42

Johannesburg – Local dancer Ivanah Campbell has caught the attention of some Hollywood A-listers after a video of her dancing went viral. 

In a clip shared on her Instagram account, the 6-year-old who hails from Port Elizabeth is seen dancing along to DJ BBoy's track Paga A Bebida Da Bela. 

Reposting the video on her Instagram page, US actress Jada Pinkett-Smith wrote: "This girl has life figured out! I'm bout to go find me some traffic right now… and dance!"

Jada's husband, Will, also shared the video on his account. 

Picking up on a separate clip Ivanah had shared, Captain America star Chris Evans was beyond impressed with the little girl's moves. 

"This kid is cooler than I could ever hope to be," the actor tweeted.

In the second video, Ivanah is dancing to Lizzo's song Juice. Of course, Lizzo also saw the video, commenting: "Rare footage of me as a child."

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Speaking to News24 on Monday, Ivanah's ballet teacher, Portia Appolis, described the young dancer as "a bubbly and gorgeous child", adding that she has the "X factor". 

So far this dance sensation has garnered over 160 000 followers on her Instagram page (at the time of publishing), while the views on her videos are well into the thousands as well.