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The 14 Unspoken Rules Of BFFs, As Told By 'Shake It Up' GIFs

Posted 11.10.2013 | Teen

Sundays already have a reputation for making you feel down in the dumps, but we're feeling a little extra bummed today as we prepare to say our last g...

Disney Stars Share Their Favorite Summer Memories!

Posted 08.31.2013 | Teen

Back-to-school is finally upon us. We don't know about you, but we're already feeling some major summer nostalgia. And guess who else is? Your fa...

'Shake It Up' Gets Axed

Posted 07.25.2013 | TV

Disney Channel has canceled "Shake It Up," the hit series starring Bella Thorne and Zendaya as professional teen dancers on a local TV show. Deadl...

Zendaya: 'You Can Be Beautiful Without Having To Show Everything'

Posted 05.23.2013 | Teen

Even though 16-year-old actress Zendaya Coleman would "rather be wearing sweatpants all the time," fashion was something she thought about a lot as a ...

Why This Disney Star Could Win 'DWTS'

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 02.26.2013 | TV

Zendaya Coleman could win "Dancing With The Stars" Season 16, but she may not be a familiar face to viewers of the ABC reality competition. The 16-...

'Parenthood' Star Heads To 'Private Practice'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

From cancer patient's daughter to patient. Sarah Ramos, who stars as Haddie Braverman on "Parenthood," will guest star in the Jan. 22 series finale...

Why Zendaya Won't Ask A Guy To Prom

Posted 12.18.2012 | Teen

This prom season, "Shake It Up" actress Zendaya Coleman isn't focused on snagging the perfect date -- in fact, the 16-year-old Disney star admitted th...

Teen Star Kenton Duty on Food Allergies and Bullying

S.Z. Berg | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

What's it like for a real kid who has food allergies? I sat down with Kenton Duty, who co-stars on Disney's Shake It Up, for a Skype interview. He spoke with me about his experiences with food allergies and bullying and his advocacy work.

The 10 Worst TV Role Models of 2012

Common Sense Media | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

The good news for parents is that even the worst role models can serve as a starting point for some important discussions with kids.

Bella Thorne Talks Fame, Friends and 'Shake It Up'

Anne Hilker | Posted 10.20.2012 | Teen
Anne Hilker

Recently, Bella stopped by the Huffington Post offices in New York to dish on friendship, why she loves boyfriend Tristan Klier, and how she stays true to herself.

Disney Star Joins Fight To End Bullying

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 07.11.2012 | Latino Voices

When Bella Thorne was approached about becoming a global ambassador for "Stomp Out Bullying," the leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying pro...

Lee Hernandez

WATCH: 'Shake It Up' Star Bella Thorne Travels Back To 1953 (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Hernandez | Posted 07.01.2012 | Latino Voices

On July 1st, the Disney Channel's hit show "Shake It Up" will be traveling back in time to the '50s, and we've got your exclusive first look at the hi...

Lee Hernandez

Disney Star Says No One Believes She's Latina (EXCLUSIVE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Hernandez | Posted 06.28.2012 | Latino Voices

Her name is Bella Thorne and she's the gorgeous 14-year-old star of the hit Disney Channel series, "Shake It Up." And though many people may not know ...

Disney Premiere Party: "Let It Shine" Brings Out Disney's Biggest Stars (VIDEO)"

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 08.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

Disney, its huge brand, and its OTT (over-the-top) kid-centric fun activities took over the Directors Guild of American building on Sunset Boulevard.

WATCH: Demi Lovato's New Video!

Posted 12.25.2011 | Home

Christmas Eve was a big day for celeb twitter announcements: first, Cody Simpson tweeted the url to his new music video, then, to our delight, Demi Lo...

Demi Lovato Speaks Out Against Disney Channel

Alex Horsey | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home
Alex Horsey

Though I've grown out of Disney programming, I will not be happy with the network until they issue a formal, public apology.

Demi Lovato Slams Disney For Eating Disorder Joke

Posted 02.22.2012 | Celebrity

UPDATE: As it turns out Disney was listening and heard Demi Lovato's message loud and clear. Just hours after Demi tweeted about the offending jo...

Disney's D23 EXPO: Fans Scream And Cash Registers Ring

Jim Hill | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you're thinking about coming out on Sunday to catch the very last day of the Walt Disney Company's version of ComicCon, my advice is to bring along your wallet as well as some earplugs. Because it can get pretty pricey & noisy around here.