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Disney Star Benjamin King Opens Up About Living with Crohn's Disease

Liv and Maddie's Benjamin King on Living with Crohn's Disease: 'It's Such a Personal Battle'

Originally posted 10/16/2014 03:50PM

Five years after being diagnosed with Crohn's disease, Liv and Maddie actor Benjamin King is determined to help others by going public with his health struggle.

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Disney Star Billy Unger Arrested for DUI

Disney's Lab Rats Star Billy Unger Arrested for DUI

Originally posted 06/30/2014 03:15PM

Disney star Billy Unger has been arrested after driving under the influence in Malibu, a law enforcement source tells PEOPLE.

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Disney Star Allie DeBerry Accepts Michigan Teen's 'Promposal'

Disney Star Allie DeBerry Accepts Michigan Teen's Video 'Promposal'

Originally posted 04/02/2014 05:00PM

Justin Hang will likely have the most famous date at Fenton High School's May 3 prom.

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5-Year-Old Good Luck Charlie Star Targeted by Death Threats

UpdatePosted 02/06/2014 04:15PM

Good Luck Charlie Child Star Mia Talerico, 5, Targeted by Death Threats: Police

Originally posted 02/06/2014 12:00PM

Los Angeles police are investigating death threats made against 5-year-old Good Luck Charlie star Mia Talerico, authorities confirm to PEOPLE.

Talerico, who plays Charlie on the Disney Channel show, initially received frightening messages on her Instagram page in January, according to TMZ, which first reported the story.

Law-enforcement officials did not elaborate on the contents of the death threats.

"Our threat analysis unit always keeps our threat investigations findings and recommendations confidential because often the people who make threats read the media coverage they receive," LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith confirmed to PEOPLE.

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Miley: It's 'Cool' If No One Buys My Album | Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Talks Disney Channel, Kids and Why It's 'Cool' If No One Buys Her Album

Originally posted 02/03/2014 11:30AM

Miley Cyrus got her start on the Disney Channel, but don't expect her to fawn over her youngest fans.

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VIDEO: Disney Channel Introduces Its First Same-Sex Couple

Originally posted 01/30/2014 06:00AM



Disney Channel's first-ever lesbian couple made their debut on the show Good Luck Charlie on Sunday night.

The family sitcom centers around the Duncan family adjusting to the arrival of a fourth sibling, a girl named Charlie. In Monday's episode, Charlie's parents, Amy and Bob Duncan, set up a playdate with their daughter's new friend from preschool. It is revealed that the playmate, Taylor, has two moms when both parents come to drop their daughter off.

The storyline was first announced last year, and a Disney Channel spokesperson told TV Guide the choice was part of Disney's continuing effort to "to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness." Former Disney star Miley Cyrus was eager to support the decision on Twitter.

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Lizzie McGuire Actor Daniel Escobar Dies at 49

Daniel Escobar Dies at 49

Originally posted 12/18/2013 11:00AM

Actor Daniel Escobar, best known for his role as a teacher opposite Hilary Duff on Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire, died Friday. He was 49.

Escobar passed away of complications from diabetes at a hospital in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Shakespearian-trained actor played Lizzie McGuire's teacher, Mr. Escobar, from 2001–2002.

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Is Garrett Clayton the New Zac Efron?

Garrett Clayton: Could He Be Disney's New Zac Efron?

Originally posted 07/19/2013 09:50AM

Garrett Clayton is making a splash in Hollywood (pun intended)!

The young actor, who plays Tanner, the sun-bleached lead surfer in the Disney Channel original movie Teen Beach Movie (premiering Friday), is best known for roles on Disney's Shake It Up, Days of Our Lives and a lead role in the Lifetime TV movie Holiday Spin.

But with Zac Efron looks and killer moves on the dance floor, this charming scene-stealer is about to become a household name. And he doesn't mind the comparison to the former Disney star at all: "I've thought about it," Garrett told Wzra Tv.

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FIRST LOOK: Phineas and Ferb Mash-Up Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble'

Phineas and Ferb Mash-Up Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble'

Originally posted 05/23/2013 08:00AM

The stars of the Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb have gotten into some "Trouble" with Taylor Swift.

Using clips from the animated series, the Dr. Doof character sings to Perry the Platypus in a cleverly silly mash-up music video set to the pop star's hit, "I Knew You Were Trouble."

The video premieres Friday at 8 p.m. ET on the "Gravity Falls" episode.

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Demi Lovato Angry at Disney Channel over Eating Disorder Joke

Demi Lovato Angry at Disney Channel over Eating Disorder Joke

Originally posted 12/24/2011 01:00PM

Demi Lovato's health has improved since seeking treatment for "emotional and physical issues" a year ago, but the topic of food is still a sensitive one.

After watching a recent episode of the Disney Channel's Shake It Up, the actress, 19, took to Twitter to express her anger and disapproval after a character made the comment, "I could just eat you up, well, if I ate," in jest.

"What are we promoting here? #notfunnyATALL," she Tweeted on Friday. "I find it really funny how a company can lose one of their actress' from the pressures of an EATING DISORDER and yet still make [a] joke about [it]."

And the network took notice.

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