The song's music video reunites "Chandelier
" director Daniel Askill, choreographer Ryan Heffington and Dance Moms
star Maddie Ziegler. The clip features a dance battle between a shirtless Shia LaBeouf (Transformers
) and a blonde-bobbed Maddie Ziegler in a giant bird cage.
The intimacy between the two actors provoked concerns of pedophilia on social media. Sia addressed the outcry on Twitter describing the pairs' performance as "These two warring 'sia' self states."
She added, "I apologize to those who feel triggered by #ElasticHeart My intention was to create some emotional content, not to upset anybody."