4 Former Disney Channel Stars Who Celebrated 4/20 in 2020 (And 1 Who Didn’t)

by Jeremy Spirogis
Miley Cyrus onstage during the MTV EMAs 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands

For those that grew up with the Disney Channel, no matter period, the celebs of the community’s many movies and TV exhibits all needed to have one factor in widespread: They had been healthful. Of course, after their tenure with the Mouse was over, they grew up.

In 2020, plenty of those that bought their begin with Disney are celebrating the unofficial hashish vacation of 4/20. Here are the (probably stunning) ones who indulged, and the one (undoubtedly surprising) one that didn’t. (Note: In the state of California, the place many of those celebrities dwell, marijuana is authorized.)

AJ Michalka

AJ Michalka is one half of the duo Aly & AJ. Alongside her sister, the actors and musicians starred within the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles. During this time, in addition they put out three albums beneath Disney’s Hollywood Records. The duo later left the label, and have continued to make music independently.

The youthful Michalka, who has maintained an appearing profession, starring in The Goldbergs and its spinoff sequence Schooled, selected to partake within the festivities on the April 20 vacation. Her Instagram post is an easy, quick video of her hand, holding a joint, whereas music performs. “Happy 4/20,” she captioned it.

Bella Thorne

One superstar whose inclusion on this checklist could also be much less stunning is that of Bella Thorne. The star, who had a job in The O.C. and Big Love beforehand, landed at Disney with the sequence Shake It Up. She appeared in varied movies and different TV exhibits for the community, and launched two EPs, earlier than leaving Disney and Hollywood Records.

Today, Thorne is thought for not holding again. She shares lots about her private life on her social media profile. And she has even made marijuana her business. That’s proper, she has her personal hashish model, Forbidden Flowers. She put up a video of herself smoking on Instagram, captioning it “420 MOOD!”


Flashing again to earlier Disney Channel days, followers of the present That’s So Raven are, after all, acquainted with its star. Raven-Symoné portrayed the psychic lead character for 4 seasons, and appeared in quite a few Disney Channel Original Movies and several other different exhibits, in addition to releasing two albums beneath Hollywood Records. She then took day off from appearing.

Today, the actor has returned to her function as Raven Baxter with the spinoff sequence Raven’s Home. Though the title Raven-Symoné is actually synonymous with Disney at this level, she is an grownup (and an government producer). While the community may frown on its youthful stars smoking, it’s exhausting to object to the above photograph, wherein she solely hints on the topic.

Brenda Song

Actor Brenda Song bought on board the Disney prepare early, showing in movies like The Ultimate Christmas Present and Get a Clue. She then landed her star-making function with the present The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, which continued on into a derivative sequence. Unlike everybody else on this checklist, Song didn’t have a cope with Hollywood Records, however did sing songs for Disney.

Over the years, Song has continued to behave, showing in such sequence as Dollface and Station 19. On 4/20, she posted a photograph of an ashtray and field of what could also be joints, writing “Happy 420!!!” What’s fascinating is that it is a new pressure from Billy Ray Cyrus (his title is on the field), the daddy of Song’s ex-fiance, Trace Cyrus, in addition to of the following particular person on this checklist.

Not Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus onstage during the MTV EMAs 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Miley Cyrus onstage throughout the MTV EMAs 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Singer Miley Cyrus, who turned well-known for the Disney Channel sequence Hannah Montana, is well-known for her love of marijuana. After her time on the community got here to an finish, she turned a vocal proponent for the substance, even smoking onstage on the MTV EMAs in 2013.

But in newer years, Cyrus has left weed behind. She boasted in October 2019 that she was 4 months sober. On April 20, 2020, she posted a picture wishing those that have fun an excellent vacation, however added that she wouldn’t be partaking.

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