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16 Disney Channel Stars Who Have Been Arrested

Growing up is not an option.

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1. Kirsten Storm, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

Zenon was arrested in September of 2007 for a DUI. Since then, the now 29-year-old actress has starred on several soap operas, and she's currently pregnant with her first baby. Zetus lapetus.

2. Shia LaBeouf, Even Stevens

Easily one of the most famous Disney Channel stars, you probably already know that Shia was arrested in 2008 for driving under the influence. He quickly shed that Disney persona, and now he's one of the world's biggest box office successes.

3. Lalaine, Lizzie McGuire

Lizzie McGuire's BFF was arrested in 2008 for possession of meth. She hasn't done much acting since the Disney Channel, but true fans recognized Lalaine in her minor role in Easy A.


5. Orlando Brown, That's So Raven

Orlando was arrested for drug possession and a DUI in 2008. He got another DUI in 2011 and was re-arrested in 2012. He currently has three bench warrants out for his arrest. Orlando has pretty much stayed away from Hollywood since his Disney stint.

6. Jason Weaver, Smart Guy

The oldest brother from Smart Guy was arrested in the summer of 2011 for defecating on someone's lawn. Since Disney, he has occasionally acted in some minor roles, most notably in The Ladykillers.

8. Ryan Merriman, Smart House and The Luck of the Irish

In November of 2011, Ryan was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence. Besides working on the Disney Channel, he's starred in the Final Destination series.


9. Brian Bonsall, Blank Check

After starring in your favorite Disney movie, Brian was arrested for two DUIs in 2001 and 2004, and then he was charged for second-degree assault against his girlfriend in 2007. Brian was in Family Ties and Star Trek: The Next Generation as a child, but he hasn't acted since 1994.

10. Anneliese van der Pol, That's So Raven

Raven's best friend was arrested in 2006 for drunk driving, and her blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit. Anneliese returned to the Disney Channel in 2011 to star in an episode of Shake it Up.

12. Omar Gooding, Smart Guy

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s younger brother was arrested in August of 2013 for driving under the influence. Since Smart Guy and his hosting gig on Nickelodeon's Wild and Crazy Kids, Omar has had a pretty steady acting career.


14. David Henrie, Wizards of Waverly Place

David Henrie was arrested in 2010 for "allegedly challenging someone to fight," but eye-witnesses said it was a misunderstanding and all out of self-defense. Outside of the Disney Channel, he plays Ted Mosby's son on How I Met Your Mother.

15. Lindsay Lohan, Life-Size and Get a Clue

You've probably heard of Lindsay Lohan before. You know, she was arrested a few times from 2007 to 2012 for DUIs and violating her probation. A few stints in rehab later, L.L. is back on track, guest-hosting and starring in a string of new features.

16. Phil Lewis, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody

In 1991, "Mr. Moseby" was charged with manslaughter for killing a 21-year-old girl while drunk driving. Since the incident, Phil Lewis has appeared on Friends, Yes, Dear, and multiple Disney Channel shows.