Child stars are worshipped by young, envious viewers, but it’s no secret that the lives of these impressionable actors often end up dramatically and adversely affected. While the Disney Channel had a ton of great shows, they’ve also seen their fair share of controversy, usually when their stars grew up and turned on them – which is just one element of crazy Hannah Montanastories that have surfaced since Miley left the series for real pop stardom in 2011.
What happened to the cast of Hannah Montana? Sure, we watched the aftermath of Miley’s experiences as a child star, but there’s a lot that happened to her behind the scenes of Hannah Montana that offers some insights on her trying transition into adulthood. There were also a lot of people on the show who stood much further from the limelight (ones we may not have heard as much about) who struggled in various ways themselves.
Here are some dark stories of Hannah Montana cast members who might not have faced the issues they did without the complication of Disney stardom in their lives.