Abby Lee Miller returning to Lifetime’s ‘Dance Moms’ for Season 8 |

Abby Lee Miller returning to Lifetime’s ‘Dance Moms’ for Season 8

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Abby Lee Miller struggles to hold back tears after leaving U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh, where she was sentenced to a year in jail, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She is returning for the eighth season of Lifetime’s ‘Dance Moms.’ reports former Penn Hills reality star Abby Lee Miller has confirmed she is returning to Lifetime’s “Dance Moms.”

The filming for Season 8 begins at the end of January.

Via her Instagram account, Miller writes “Yes, it’s official!” adding hashtags #DanceMoms, #Aldcalways #abbyleemiller, #Season8, #ALDC, #Thebestisyettocome and #aldcla.

According to, the news comes after the reality star had a turbulent year. She was released from the Federal Correctional Complex in March after serving time for bankruptcy fraud. She also was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma after receiving emergency back surgery in April.

Miller has been receiving treatment and had to relearn to walk after spinal surgery in June. reports a post on a site named Dance Moms Casting teases Miller is going back to her roots, which could be interpreted to mean filming in Pittsburgh perhaps?


JoAnne Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 724-853-5062 or [email protected] or via Twitter @Jharrop_Trib.

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 412-320-7889, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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