Everyone knows Taylor Swiftâs squad. From her 4th of July bashes to her Bad Blood music video, Swift and her pals gave usÂ #SquadGoals for years. But now thereâs a new crew in town, and theyâre pretty adorable.Â
Maddie Ziegler, Millie Bobby Brown and Grace VanderWaal are the new power trio making us want to text our own girl group chat. You may have seen them at the Teen Choice Awards earlier this month, when they held hands walking across the stage andÂ presentingÂ Chris Pratt with the choice sci-fi movie actor award.
Ziegler and Brown are long-time pals.Â The pair met when Brown, who Ziegler toldÂ PeopleÂ had been aÂ Dance MomsÂ fan, came to the set ofÂ So You Think You Can Dance.Â Though she had yet to see Brown’sÂ Stranger Things, she watched it soon after and contacted Brown to tell her how much she lovedÂ it.Â
“Then we just kept talking and became best friends,” Ziegler said.Â
They also publicly support each other in their careers. When Ziegler released her book The Maddie Diaries, Brown shared a sweet Instagram message saying she couldn’tÂ wait to read it. And when Brown won best actor in a show at the MTV Movie & TV awards earlier this year, Ziegler posted a congratulations message for her.Â
“WeÂ both act, soÂ itâs really cool because we can relate to each in different ways,” Ziegler told USA TODAY.Â
But that hasn’t stopped them from connecting with VanderWaal, who hasÂ been working on a new album due in November.
Last year, after the singer won Americaâs Got Talent, Brown posted a congratulatory message on Instagram,Â inviting her to join the squad. And now the threeÂ talk “every single day,” VanderWaal says.Â
She told USA TODAY that…