With their acquisition of Star Wars and Marvel, Disney is quickly taking over the entertainment landscape, with many A-list stars flocking to become part of the popular franchises. It makes it seem like the company would be wonderful to work for. Well, some stars are here to shut those rumors down fast.
Some ex-Disney stars haven’t been shy about voicing their opinions about their time working for the mouse, and most of it isn’t good. Whether it’s creative differences, co-star drama, or the company stealing ideas, stars such as Miley Cyrus and Shia LaBeouf admit to hating their time working as a Disney star.
Selena Gomez Didn’t Know How To Be Herself Away From Disney
Singer and Actress Selena Gomez grew up on the set of Wizards of Waverly Place, playing the lead role of Alex Russo. And while the actress thanks Disney for launching her career, she can’t help but be angry with how they molded her into being someone she wasn’t, making it hard for her to break down walls.
During an interview with Elle, Gomez said, “I think being a part of Disney…you do portray an image, and you are required in a way to have that image and to be a role model or whatever you call it, but the moment I started breaking those walls down, I felt very exposed.”