Zendaya reveals she refused to have her first-ever on-camera kiss while filming Disney’s Shake It Up

Hollywood actress Zendaya recently opened up about her Disney days. The Emmy winning star is on the cover of British Vogue. During an interview with the magazine the Dune star revealed that she refused to have her first-ever on-camera kiss while filming the 2010 American sitcom, Shake It Up.

“I remember being on Shake It Up and being like, ‘I’m not gonna do this. I’m going to kiss him on the cheek because I haven’t been kissed yet so I don’t want the kiss to be on camera,'” the 25-year-old actor was quoted saying.

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Zendaya and Bella Thorne on Shake It Up

The Euphoria star was a lead on Disney Channel’s sitcom Shake It Up along with Bella Thorne from 2010 to 2013.

However, Zendaya didn’t mention who she meant refusing to kiss. Her character Rocky Blue had a few kissing scenes throughout Shake It Up.

Her character first kissed Deuce Martinez (Adam Irigoyen) on the cheek in the season 2 episode Surprise It Up. In the next season Rocky and her eventual love interest Logan Hunter (Leo Howard) accidentally kissed each other on the cheek while dancing together.

Zendaya later went on to headline the Disney Channel’s comedy TV series KC Undercover from 2015 to 2018. She also made an appearence in the Disney Channel Original Movie Frenemies as well had a guest role in A.N.T. Farm and Good Luck Charlie.


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