Disney star Debby Ryan has been talking about the stars that came before, including Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez. Debby says that they all know each other really well and that she is proud to see how well they are doing and how far they have come.
Ryan told Examiner, "Yes, it's funny, Selena, Demi, myself, and then a bunch of Nickelodeon people, a couple of people from MTV, all went to the same acting studio in Texas, so we would go to football games together. And now to see Demi's obviously judge on X-Factor and through everything, she's gone through, she's such a self-aware, real, honest, candid human being."
She added, "We have so many common friends, obviously, and we're both very busy people, but it's been cool to see Selena. [She] came by my set in the first season of my show, or maybe the early second season, my kids loved Justin...they both came and the kids were freaking out and I was introducing them. And one of the things Selena said because it was the lot where they used to shoot 'Wizards,' it was the old stage, and also half of her crew."
Debby continued, "She looked at me, she put her hand on my shoulder and said, 'Take care of my crew.' That was a very cool kind of baton passing...I started on the channel seven months after her, so we kind of have, gone through this in the same way and in such different paths, but we have such a correlation, it's very cool to see."
Debby Ryan is probably best known for her role as Bailey Pickett in the show Suite Life On Deck but she did appear alongside Selena Gomez in an episode of her show Wizards of Waverly Place. Debby Ryan currently stars as Jessie Prescott in the show Jessie.