Disney is known for its wholesome image and family-friendly entertainment. Generations of kids have grown up watching Disney films and the Disney Channel. They’ve helped produce some of the most famous child stars. These child stars have grown up into some of the most controversial and gorgeous Hollywood celebs. Their growing popularity means only one thing—twice as many photographers trying to snap a pic of them.
Former Disney stars are a favorite target for the paparazzi. They’ll sit through horrible storms and disasters just to take their pic. It doesn’t matter to them if it’s an embarrassing pic or a steamy one. When it comes to Disney stars, both will do just as fine. However, these former Disney stars are often featured in steamy and seductive photoshoots. Sometimes, paparazzi will snap an image that is so alluring it puts all other photoshoots to shame. To be fair, there are some embarrassing pics of former Disney stars but that’s for a different day. These former Disney stars are obviously no longer children, and the paparazzi are eager to expose that. Here is a look at 15 Paparazzi Pics of Former Disney Stars We Can’t Look Away From.
15 Christina Milian
Christina Milian had her career start with Disney but it wasn’t a popular TV series or big-budget film. In 1998, she served as a host on the Disney Channel and often appeared on Movie Surfers, which aired between Disney programs. She quickly shed the clean-cut Disney image and signed with Def Jam records. As she released albums, she developed an edgy and more mature image. In 2004, she released the single “Dip It Low,” which included a sensual and provocative video. She later starred in several movies, such as Love Don’t Cost A Thing and Be Cool. Additionally, she starred in the short-lived sitcom: Grandfathered. When Christina Milian walks down the street, the paparazzi will drop what they’re doing and flock towards her, especially when she rocks a foxy outfit like that one.
14 Keri Russell
Keri Russell is one of those celebs that always looks stunning and gorgeous. In this pic, it’s obvious that she could have had a career as a glamorous supermodel. In fact, she appears to be channeling her inner runway model. She started her career as a teenager and quickly found work. She was a member of Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club, along with several future stars, including Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling. She became a household name with her starring role on the enormously popular series Felicity from 1998 to 2002. In 2007, she starred in the critically-acclaimed film Waitress. In 2013, she began portraying KGB spy Elizabeth Jennings on the FX series The Americans. It’s impossible to look away from Russell in this paparazzi pic. She clearly keeps photographers busy.
Some celebs can’t handle the aggressive paparazzi and are frustrated with having no privacy and being hounded by photographers. However, other celebs are starting to take advantage of the free pics and publicity they get from the paparazzi. In this pic, Zendaya is all dolled up and ready for a photoshoot. She looks as stunning as ever in this pic. She had her first break as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up. Technically, she is actually a current Disney star as she stars in K.C. Undercover. However, this glamorous pic was just too good to leave out. She has released several singles independently and released her self-titled debut album in 2013. She is starting to venture into a film career and had a breakout year in 2017. She appeared in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Greatest Showman.
12 Lindsay Lohan
The paparazzi literally follow Lindsay Lohan’s every move. She went from being an innocent child star, to a teen sensation, to one of the most controversial celebs in history. She first gained wide recognition for her roles in Disney’s The Parent Trap and Freaky Friday. Her big breakout role was in the critically and commercially acclaimed film Mean Girls. Lohan was on the cover of every magazine and appeared on all the talk shows. She began to develop a bad reputation for showing up late and being difficult to work with on set. She struggled with substance abuse and addiction. She had several run-ins with the law and numerous stays in rehab. There are a plethora of embarrassing mugshots and drunken pics of Lindsay all over the Internet. However, it’s steamy pics like this that truly steal the show.
11 Christina Aguilera
Jaws drop when Christina Aguilera struts her stuff down the street. In this pic, her jeans are so tight that some fans speculated they were painted on. In the early 90’s, Christina had her first break as a member of the Mickey Mouse Club on the Disney Channel. In the late 90’s, she exploded onto the mainstream music charts and became an international sensation. Later, she began to develop a sultry and risqué image that would be the template for future Disney stars looking to evolve. She made headlines with her controversial single “Dirrrty” in which she wore very little clothes. Even when she is just going about her day, she can’t help but look stunning.
10 Ashley Tisdale
It should be no surprise that Ashley Tisdale has a parade of photographers following her at all times. The photographer that snapped this steamy pic likely made a fortune. She first gained recognition for her role on the Disney Channel series Suite Life of Zack & Cody. She gained even wider fame for her role in Disney’s High School Musical franchise. She is often at the top of every hottest and most beautiful list there is. She also appeared in several TV series, including Hellcats, Clipped, and Sons of Anarchy. Additionally, she released the albums Headstrong and Guilty Pleasures. She’s also been featured in some of the most seductive photoshoots. However, she doesn’t need to be doing a photoshoot to look stunning. Paparazzi have tried to get some embarrassing pics but Ashley can’t help but look gorgeous at all times.
9 Britney Spears
From the first moment Britney Spears appeared, the paparazzi were obsessed with her. There are a large number of photographers that made a decent living off of taking her pics. As a child, she was a member of Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club. In the late 90’s, Spears blew up and became one of the biggest stars in the world. She has released numerous chart-topping singles and tours the world selling out stadiums. She is one of the best selling artists of all time. She was also embroiled in several controversies and entangled in tumultuous relationships. During that time, several embarrassing pics surfaced but Britney has been able to bounce back. In this pic, she rocks a dress so tight it cuts off our oxygen.
8 Demi Lovato
Halloween is an exciting time of the year but it’s even more exciting for paparazzi. Every year, pop sensation Demi Lovato outdoes herself. Each year she struts her stuff in a different provocative costume. Demi had her first big break with her starring role in the Disney television film Camp Rock. Later, she starred in the Disney sitcom Sonny with a Chance. Additionally, she has released several albums, including Here We Go Again, Demi, and Tell Me You Love Me. She also struggled with substance abuse and addiction. She was later diagnosed as bipolar and has made an incredible comeback. Nobody will ever forget the year she dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of OZ for Halloween and thankfully, the paparazzi were there to document it.
7 Miley Cyrus
This pic demonstrates that Miley Cyrus can wear the simplest outfit and still make it red-hot. Photographers often hound her because she is one of the most popular and controversial stars in the world. She is well-known for her wild partying lifestyle. There are certainly a plethora of embarrassing pics but images like these always take precedent. Miley first became a worldwide star with her starring role in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana. She then began to develop a more grownup image. In 2013, she made headlines with her racy and raunchy image, which she debuted with the album Bangerz. She stirred up a great deal of controversy with her 2013 MTV awards performance where she danced all over Robin Thicke. There isn’t a person in the world that could take their eyes off of this steamy pic of Miley.
6 Bella Thorne
In this paparazzi pic, Bella Thorne proves that she literally looks beautiful 24/7 as she gets into a car. Bella is quickly going from child actor to a seductive Hollywood star. From 2010 to 2013, she starred in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up. She also appeared in the TV shows My Own Worst Enemy and Big Love. She currently stars in the television series Famous in Love. She also heats up the pages of every magazine she appears in. However, she has been in several sensual paparazzi pics that can rival any of her photoshoots. She certainly has a large group of photographers following her around. Eventually, hoards and hoards of paparazzi will be waiting to take her next glamorous pic.
5 Vanessa Hudgens
There is a very good chance that several photographers have suffered injuries as they all attempt to take a pic of Vanessa Hudgens. They would likely have to fight each other just to snap a pic of her. She had her first big break portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series. As she got older, she began to move away from the wholesome image of Disney. In 2013, she starred in the risqué film Spring Breakers. Vanessa and her three female co-stars were all attempting to develop a more mature image. She also has a career as a singer and released the albums V and Identified. In 2017, she starred in the short-lived sitcom Powerless. As shown in this pic, Vanessa always delivers a stunning shot even when she’s just minding her own business.
4 Jennifer Love Hewitt
Paparazzi have learned that they cannot surprise Jennifer Love Hewitt and snap an embarrassing pic. They can never seem to catch her off guard because she’s always ready to flash her pretty smile. A good example is this pic where she looks gorgeous in a cute pink dress. She started her career as a child actor and appeared in numerous shows. She had her first break with her role on the Disney Channel series Kids Incorporated. Her big breakout role was as Sarah Reeves Merrin in the drama Party of Five. She gained wider recognition with her role in the horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel. As shown in this pic, she is pretty used to having swarms of paparazzi following her around.
3 Selena Gomez
When Selena Gomez walks down the street, she is usually followed by hoards of paparazzi. Selena is quickly becoming one of the biggest stars in the world. The media and fans are very interested in her personal life and relationships. She has a very large fanbase and has the most followers on Instagram. She started her career as a child actor and later gained wide recognition with her role on Disney Channel’s The Wizards of Waverly Place. In the last several years, she’s developed a more mature and risqué image. She starred in the controversial film Spring Breakers and is often featured in seductive photoshoots. Additionally, she has also released the albums Stars Dance and Revival. She has very little privacy but it’s hard to blame photographers when they take alluring pics like this.
2 Hilary Duff
At one time, Hilary Duff was one of Disney’s biggest stars. She became a teen idol with her breakout role on the Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire. The series was a tremendous success and even included a feature length film. Her career would become the template for future Disney stars. She is very careful as she develops a more mature image, as she doesn’t want to alienate her young fanbase. Regardless, she has appeared in numerous sultry photoshoots and often ranks high on Maxim’s Hot 100 lists. Fans are sometimes outraged with the behavior of the paparazzi. That is until they see this steamy Hilary Duff pic and the paparazzi are cheered for their excellent work.
1 Adrienne Bailon
There are certain celebs that paparazzi know will always deliver the perfect shot. It doesn’t matter if they’re going to the gym, the store, or on the beach, they’re always ready for a photoshoot. A day at the beach for Adrienne Bailon means a day at the beach for photographers. She first gained attention as a founding member of the girl group 3LW. From 2003 to 2008, she was a member of The Cheetah Girls and starred in several Cheetah Girls films. The group was a massive hit and eventually released their own clothing line, book series, and perfume collection. In this image, paparazzi snapped a pic of Adrienne while on set. She wears one of the tiniest bikinis ever created. It’s easy to see why the paparazzi are such big fans of her.