Seems this wasn’t what desires are fabricated from!
Hilary Duff’s time on Lizzie McGuire may need been short-lived (she solely appeared in two seasons and a film), nevertheless it’s been cemented in popular culture historical past. We imply, we guess most individuals can’t hear the phrase “hey now” with out considering of her iconic hit tune!
However simply because she performed a beloved character doesn’t imply she wished her childhood stardom to final eternally! In truth, she’s truly actually completely satisfied the Disney Channel present ended when it did!
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In a brand new episode of fellow former baby star Josh Peck’s Good Guys podcast with co-host Ben Soffer out on Monday, the actress opened up about how she “actually didn’t wish to be Lizzie McGuire anymore, as cool because it was,” when the present led to 2004. She defined:
“For thus lengthy individuals had been similar to ‘Lizzie, Lizzie, Lizzie.’ And nonetheless, now to today, which it doesn’t hassle me anymore nevertheless it did for some time, I simply desperately wanted to be my very own individual.”
That is truly why she turned to music (except for starring in lots of different basic flicks), she added:
“I believe that I assumed music was gonna be a great way to introduce myself, reintroduce myself, and it was.”
Lizzie McGuire ran for 2 seasons from 2001 to 2004 with the film airing in 2003. Throughout that point, Hilary launched her first studio album Santa Claus Lane in 2002 and began a complete new profession for herself within the music scene — nevertheless it wasn’t as simple to shed her Disney alter ego as she thought, the 35-year-old mirrored:
“I keep in mind being on tour and having moms come as much as me and be like, ‘By no means change! No matter you do, simply by no means, by no means, by no means change!’ And I’d go into my dressing room after a meet-and-greet and simply be like, ‘What?’ They in all probability didn’t imply something by it, however might you think about telling an 18-year-old or 17-year-old to by no means change?”
That’s lots of strain for an adolescent who’s little question going to vary! Eesh.
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This went on for years by the best way! The Youthful alum famous:
“I’d say that was 5 years of my life, simply making an attempt to navigate turning into an individual that I wished to be exterior of who all people wished me to be.”
Actually, that sounds so powerful! However she undoubtedly navigated the difficult time in her life effectively contemplating she got here out of kid stardom pretty unscathed in comparison with a few of her friends. Curiously, the So Yesterday singer went on to say she does “wish to” make extra music after an extended hiatus, sharing:
“I miss that model of myself. And I undoubtedly suppose that I’ve extra to do in that division. I simply don’t know when.”
However don’t count on new tunes quickly! Today when she’s not on set for How I Met Your Father, she’s busy caring for her three kids and he or she’s not keen to sacrifice much more time with them. Honest sufficient! Talking of TV, whereas she was sick of Lizzie McGuire again within the day, she’s nonetheless holding out hope Disney+ would possibly change their thoughts and transfer ahead with the canceled reboot someday sooner or later. As we reported, after asserting the revival collection and with a number of months of growth underway, the reboot was axed after it was deemed too mature for the Mouse Home. Our fingers are nonetheless crossed!
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