Singer Hayley Kiyoko shares the wise advice she received from director Jon M. Chu

Singer and actress Hayley Kiyoko looks up to her famous figure skating choreographer mom, Jon Chu and more because of their "resilience."
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Transcript for Singer Hayley Kiyoko shares the wise advice she received from director Jon M. Chu
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