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Bella Thorne

The Shake It Up actress butted heads with Disney after the network scolded her for posting a bikini photo when she was 14. Thorne claims that Disney threatened to terminate her contract over one post: “They said, ‘You’re lucky that Bella has such a fan base that we can’t afford to fire her at this moment in time, but if she does one more other thing, we will.'” (Photo: Getty Images)

What Bella, Demi, Selena, Miley, and more have said about being Disney child stars

Taryn Ryder
Writer, Yahoo Entertainment

Many celebrities who got their big break on the Disney Channel view it as the best of times and the worst of times. Here’s what Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and other stars have said about being a Disney kid.