The former Disney star Christy Carlson Romano has admitted to feeling “exploited and marked and horrible” after filming her first nude scene.
Romano, who rose to fame alongside Shia LaBeouf on the Disney Channel sitcom Even Stevens, recalled her experiences in a YouTube video about how she “blew” all of her Disney money.
After revealing that she had burned through millions of dollars on expensive clothing and a psychic, Romano said that she ended up taking roles in films she “didn’t want to do”.
One such film role included a nude scene, with Romano admitting that she “never thought in a million years that [she] would ever do something like this”.
“I was America’s sweetheart, morally sound in my mind,” she said. “I believed in the Disney magic, I still do. And then I felt so exploited and marked and horrible. Obviously, I’m OK now. I promise you I’m OK. I have made peace with this. But there are some realities that come to play.”
She continued: “The…