She loves the career that she has now but she says that it is sad to realize there are absolutely no photos of her as a little girl looking like a child.
Every picture includes stage make up and a spray tan instead.
Derek hasn’t exactly breezed through the whole experience either, as he has been the subject of gay rumors for years.
Derek is rarely attached to a woman despite the fact that they collectively love him and he seems to live a lot of his private life in hiding.
Julianne found herself lost and alone in train stations at ten years old.
She also has talked about being molested while with the Ballas family and how being immersed in the ultra sexy world of Latin ballroom wasn’t exactly the best or safest place for a little girl.
“I was just a dark person." The 24-year-old actress revealed her shocking history of abuse in February’s issue of Cosmopolitan.
The abuse began when she was just 10 while she was training to become a dancer in London at the world-renowned Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.'s February issue, where she reveals she suffered mental and physical abuse while living in London as a young girl in order to pursue her dancing career.She attended the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Arts on a five-year scholarship, along with her brother Derek. She got her start on the show at 17 before crossing over into film and playing with a music career and Derek is a fan favorite who also dabbles in music.I think we have all heard bits and pieces of their story — about how the brother and sister left home while in grade school to go and seriously train in ballroom dance overseas.But my heart was the same, and I was this innocent little girl.