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Kevin Jonas Talks “Camp Rock” 10-Year Anniversary

Now this is what we came here for!

More than 11 years since Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam premiered on the Disney Channel, Joe Jonas once again tugged on our heartstrings when he recently reunited with his former co-star, Chloe Bridges. As it turned out, the two made a brief appearance on the second season of The Righteous Gemstones, and Chloe—whose husband, Adam DeVine, stars in the HBO series—took to Instagram to share a photo of their sweet reunion

“Here’s some bts from season 2 episode 2 of @therighteousgemstones which is now streaming on @hbomax!” Chloe wrote in a Jan. 10 post. “I live in South Carolina with Adam for half the year while he’s shooting the show, so I was very pumped when the @roughhousepictures crew asked me if I wanted to go to set for a few days.”

“Plus, one of my scenes involved Joe singing while I’m just kinda in the background somewhere, a skillset I had already honed during Camp Rock 2, so I guess the part was perfect for me,” she added. “Congrats to the whole crew on season two !!”

On The Righteous Gemstones‘ episode titled “After I Leave, Savage Wolves Will Come,” Joe made a surprise cameo as himself—singing and line-dancing to Little Texas‘ “God Blessed Texas”—while Chloe appeared in an uncredited role as an onlooker.

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Way back in 2010, the pair starred in Camp Rock 2 as campers at rival summer camps. Starring alongside his brothers, Joe reprised his role of Shane Gray. Meanwhile, Chloe joined the cast as Dana Turner, the love interest of Nick Jonas‘ Nate Gray character.

So, what has the rest of the campers at Camp Rock been up to all these years? Scroll on to find out.

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Joe Jonas

He was Shane Gray for crying out loud! 

The Jonas Brothers’ lead singer took on the leading man role in Camp Rock, playing the aforementioned Shane Gray (which he loves to remind fans of by recreating iconic scenes from the movies).

After the group disbanded in 2013, most expected Joe to be the brother to launch a solo career—especially after being the first to release an individual album pre-split—Instead, he found success with his band DNCE, which officially formed in 2015 and had a major hit with “Cake By the Ocean.”

When it comes to his personal life, Joe, 30, had high-profile romances with Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid before he began dating Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner in 2016. The couple would go on to announce their engagement with matching Instagram posts in October 2017, but the two wouldn’t get married until May 2019.

Following the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, Joe and Sophie held a surprise (and star-studded) ceremony at a Las Vegas wedding chapel, with the newly minted husband and wife swapped ring pops instead of wedding bands. They later held a second wedding ceremony for family and friends in France

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Willa, on July 22, 2020, though they never publicly confirmed they were expecting.

“They are home and getting settled,” a source told E! News. “Joe is very hands on and involved. He wants to do everything he can and loves being with the baby and helping Sophie.”

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Demi Lovato

After starring as the camp’s newcomer Mitchie Torres in both Camp Rock movies, Lovato would go on to front their own Disney Channel series, Sonny With a Chance, for two years.

Lovato’s music career took off after saying goodbye to the network, releasing hit singles—”Confident,” “Sorry, Not Sorry” and “Cool for the Summer” are just a few—and seven studio albums. They also served as a judge on The X Factor, and guest-starred on Glee and Will & Grace.

The pop star got engaged to actor Max Ehrich in July 2020, but the pair split two months later.

The engagement came two years after Lovato was rushed to the hospital for an accidental overdose in July 2018. They spent two weeks in the hospital, after which they completed three months of treatment at a mental health facility. They would go on to make a comeback with triumphant performances at the 2020 Grammys and the 2020 Super Bowl.

In 2021, Lovato came out as non-binary and changed their pronouns to they/them, saying, “This has come after a lot of healing and self-reflective work.”

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Nick Jonas

While the youngest member of the band took on a supporting role as drummer Nate Gray in the two films, Nick would be the only brother to go on to have an acting career, starring in the gritty MMA drama Kingdom and Fox’s Scream Queens. He also starred in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, one of 2017’s highest-grossing movies, and returned for the 2019 sequel. 

Nick also continued have success in the music world, releasing two solo albums and making the top 10 hit as a solo artist on the Billboard Hot 100 with his single “Jealous.” 

When The Jonas Brothers announced they were reuniting in 2018, going on to release the hit single “Sucker,” Nick took ownership for the group’s breakup five years prior in their revealing 2019 documentary Chasing Happiness.

Aside from his music career and acting credits, Nick, as you might’ve heard, settled down, marrying Baywatch star Priyanka Chopra in a very small, intimate ceremony in December 2018.

Just kidding: Nick and Priyanka exchanged vows in several ceremonies spread out over a three-day wedding extravaganza in India. And their wedding was such a big deal that the couple posed together for the cover of Vogue, detailing their whirlwind romance.

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Kevin Jonas

“Yeah man, this is where Connect 3…connected.”

The eldest Jonai played Jason Gray, one-third of the movie’s hit band and a Camp Rock enthusiast. The brothers would go on to star in their own Disney Channel series Jonas for two seasons, while also continuing to release music as The Jonas Brothers.

When the band announced their hiatus in 2010, Kevin focused on his personal life, with the musician and his wife Danielle Jonas going on to have two children: Alena Rose Jonas and Valentina Angelina Jonas. The couple also starred in their own E! reality series Married to Jonas, and Kevin dove into the business world. 

He founded JonasWerner, a real-estate development and construction company in 2014, and is one of the CEOs of a social media influencer marketing company, The Blu Market Company. Oh, and he made a brief-but-memorable appearance on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, serving as one of the women’s contractor. 

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Alyson Stoner

After her breakout performance in Step Up and Cheaper by the Dozen, and her recurring role on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Stoner took on the part of aspiring producer and dancer Caitlyn Gellar in Camp Rock and its sequel. 

Aside from returning for two Step Up follow-up films, Stoner has also voiced characters in the Kingdom Heart video game franchise for almost a decade, as well as Isabella on Disney’s hit animated series Phineas & Ferb

The 27-year-old penned an essay for Teen Vogue in 2018, opening up about her sexuality and her experience falling in love with a woman—her dance instructor. Stoner also released a single, “When It’s Right,” inspired by the relationship. 

She told E! News not long afterwards that coming out was “a little bit scary” but the risk was worth it. She said, “What matters most is that it’s a really exciting, fresh time for me to feel more myself than ever.”

In 2019, Stoner debuted her shaved head in her “Stripped Bare” music video, and later opened up about her previous mental health struggles and overcoming an eating disorder.

“Shaving my head is an act of mental health and confidence, not self-destruction,” she told People. “I can’t tell you how many beliefs and opinions and insecurities fell to the floor with every tuft of hair, and I’m leaving them there.”

Later that same year, she made headlines for stealing the show at the MTV Video Music Awards when she teamed up with Missy Elliott for an epic performance of “Work It,” 17 years after she starred in the music video for the hit song.

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Meaghan Martin

After playing the diva of Camp Rock, Tess Tyler, Martin would go on to star in Mean Girl 2 and front the short-lived TV series 10 Things I Hate About You, taking over the role of Bianca Stratford.

In addition to guesting on Jessie, Melissa & Joey and House, Martin recurred on MTV’s Awkward, and made her London stage debut in The Actor’s Nightmare in 2019. 

Martin married British actor Oli Higginson in September 2016.

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Roshon Fegan

After playing dancer and rapper Sander Loyer in two Camp Rock films, Fegan went on to star in the hit Disney Channel series Shake It Up opposite Zendaya and Bella Thorne for three years.

In 2012, he competed on Dancing With the Stars, and he has also made appearances on hit shows such as Insecure, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Greenleaf.

Fegan started his own record label, 3inaRo Entertainment, and releases music under the name ROSHON.

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Anna Maria Perez de Tagle

In addition to camper Ella Pador, Perez de Tagle was also known for her role as Ashley Dewitt on the network’s hit series Hannah Montana. After Final Jam, the actress has went on to guest star on Baby Daddy and the CW’s Charmed reboot, and she starred in the 2011 Broadway revival of Godspell

In 2019, the former Disney star married Scott Kline Jr., with Orange Is the New Black‘s Uzo Aduba serving as her maid of honor.

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Jordan Francis

The Canadian rapper and actor played breakdancer Barron James in both Camp Rock movies. He is now working as a songwriter, producer and choreographer. 

Francis is still close with Lovato, posting a sweet Instagram tribute in December 2019. 

“I’ve known you over a decade and no matter what you’ve always been a real one to me and my family,” he wrote. “I always got your back.”

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Aaryn Doyle

Doyle, who co-starred as singer and dancer Lola Scott in the first film, was one of the only cast members not to return for Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.

Since starring in the DCOM, the Canadian star still works as an actress and singer, as well as hosts her own YouTube channel.

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Jasmine Richards

The Canadian singer co-starred as Margaret “Peggy” Dupree in both Camp Rock movies, which followed her run on the TV series Naturally, Sadie. After her time at camp came to an end, Richards went on to appear in Bomb Girls. 

She married Mike Caci in September 2018 and the couple is expecting their first child in September 2020. Richards is also the owner of Wildwood Lashes. 

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Daniel Fathers

The English actor and screenwriter, who played Brown Cesario, the owner of the camp/the Grays’ uncle, has gone on the appear in hit TV shows such as 90210, Orphan Black and Reign. He starred opposite Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint in the TV adaptation of Snatch and joined the cast as a series regular in season two.  

Fathers also appeared in Netflix’s 2017 A Christmas Prince.

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Julie Brown

Brown’s Dee La Duke helped mentor the campers as the musical director in both films, but she had an even bigger role behind-the-scenes: She co-wrote the film.

She held a recurring role on The Middle for several years, and worked as a writer on the sitcom Melissa & Joey

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Olivia Munn Shares a Sweet Photo of Her and Son Malcolm While Getting a “Surprise” Hair Treatment at Home

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Oh baby! Olivia Munn posted an adorable image of her and son Malcolm, whom she shares with comedian John Mulaney, while receiving a “surprise” blowout from a friend on quiet a Sunday afternoon.

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It’s the little things—and little ones—in life that make it special!

On Sunday, Jan. 23, Olivia Munn took to Instagram to share that her friend, hairstylist Kylie Fitz, had visited her at home and surprised her with an impromptu pamper session by giving her hair a blowout.

Taken in the mirror by Olivia, the heartwarming photo sees Fitz adding curlers to the top of the X-Men: Apocalypse star’s head while she holds onto her son Malcolm, whom she welcomed in December with comedian John Mulaney. The adorable bundle of joy can be seen sleepily gazing off into the distance in his mom’s lap with a pacifier in his mouth while wearing a black beanie and comfy sweater.

“When your friend shows up and surprises you with a blowout even though you’re in your robe and not going anywhere,” Olivia captioned the sweet post. “Thank you @bykileyfitz for making today feel a little less post partum. ILYSM!”

A few celebrity friends quickly joined in on the Sunday celebration. “Oh mommy,” Kate Hudson commented, adding a heart emoji. “The best to be in that baby space.”

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Since giving birth to Malcolm, Olivia has been open about her post-partum struggles including with breastfeeding.

“Breastfeeding is soooo hard, especially if you have low supply,” she shared on her Instagram Story on Jan. 19. “8 weeks in and I’ve taken a million vitamins, countless teas, lozenges, tinctures and worked with two lactation consultants. Breastfeeding. Is. Hard.” 

But she’s been reveling in the joys of new motherhood too, calling her little one “the smooshiest smoosh” and sharing adorable videos of him making cooing noises and relaxing in a green-and-white striped onesie on her Instagram Story.

Olivia and John introduced Malcolm to the world by sharing a sweet snap of him on Christmas Eve. “Meet Malcolm Hiệp Mulaney,” John wrote. “He has his whole life ahead of him. He hasn’t even tried seltzer yet. I’m very in love with him and his whole deal. Happy Holidays.”

“My Golden Ox baby,” Olivia added, referencing her son’s Chinese Zodiac animal. “Malcolm Hiệp Mulaney. Happy Holidays.”

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‘My Daughter Had a Life’: Family of Lauren Smith-Fields Protest on What Would Have Been Her 24th Birthday

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What would’ve been Lauren Smith-Fields’ 24th birthday celebration was instead a day of protest to demand answers and justice in her mysterious death. Today, approximately 100 family, friends, and activists gathered together in front of the Bridgeport, Connecticut, police department to march to the Margaret E. Morton Government Center, where they chanted “Happy Birthday, Lauren” and “Black Women Matter.” 

“My daughter was a daddy’s girl,” Smith-Fields’ father, Everett Smith, said to the crowd. “To lose your daughter, your only daughter, your baby girl at the ripe age of 23 years old and to be treated the way we were treated by the Bridgeport police department is unacceptable. My daughter had a life, she traveled the world, she went to college and did tutorials on how to do hair and nails. She had a voice and that voice was stripped and the Bridgeport police station ain’t doing shit about it.” 

On Dec. 12, following a Bumble date at her apartment, Smith-Fields was found unresponsive by a white man named Matthew Lafountain. Lafountain called police, reporting that Smith-Fields was unresponsive and had been bleeding from her nose. Smith-Field’s family — who learned of her death days later, after finding a note from the landlord on the door — found a used condom with semen and an unidentified pill in her apartment. They still have not received answers regarding her cause of death and describe communication with detectives as unprofessional and scarce. (Lafountain has not been charged with any crimes, and is not a suspect in the case. Rolling Stone has been unable to reach him for comment.)

The family is demanding answers from Bridgeport Police Department and are upset that they have not heard from city officials regarding the circumstances of Smith-Fields’ death. They also want an apology. The family says their frustration is rooted in the fact that the last person who saw Smith-Fields, Lafountain, was let go without further questioning and or investigation from police. They say the officers on the case have not been responding to their phone calls, and didn’t adequately examine evidence found at the scene of their daughter’s death. As of Friday, the family’s lawyer Darnell Crosland issued a letter to the Bridgeport City Clerk regarding their intent to sue. 

“The police department has been racially insensitive to this family and has treated this family with no respect and has violated their civil rights,” wrote Crosland. “They have failed to investigate this matter, and they refuse to view the last person with Lauren Smith-Fields before she died as a person of interest. This behavior is unacceptable.”

Bridgeport Police Department has not responded to multiple requests for comment from Rolling Stone, but has previously issued a statement to NBC News: This investigation remains open and active. The Detective Bureau is awaiting the final report from the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office for cause and manner of death of Ms. Smith-Fields. The Bridgeport Police Department offers it’s sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Lauren Smith-Fields. We encourage anyone with information regarding this incident to contact either Detective-Sergeant Joseph Morales at 203-581-5219 or the Bridgeport Police TIPS line at 203-576-8477.”

Another family at the protest — that of Brenda Lee Rawls, 53, who died the same weekend as Smith-Fields — claim they were met with indifference by the Bridgeport PD after the untimely loss of a loved one. 

“They treated my sister like a Jane Doe, like they found her on the side of the road with no identification,” said Dorothy Washington, Rawls’s sister. Similar to the Smith-Fields’ family, Rawls’s family say they received no notice or help from the Bridgeport police department. 

“My family is very close and we don’t go a day without talking to each other. The last day we talked to Brenda was on Dec. 11,” Washington said. “On the 12th, she said she was going to a friend’s home to visit after that, we heard nothing from her.” 

After days of calling and texting, the sister went to the man’s home that Rawls said she was visiting. “The guy said ‘Brenda? Oh, she died Sunday,’” said Washington. “‘A police officer and one coroner came to pick her up.’ My family called the hospitals, the police department and they knew nothing about her death.” 

It wasn’t until the family contacted the Farmington Connecticut State Medical Examiner, that they found out where she was. Rawrs died Sunday and the family says they were informed on Tuesday. By the time they were aware, an autopsy had been conducted. 

“They never called us for identification,” said Washington. “We went down there on Friday of that week and the guy at the window gave us the wrong detective’s name. That detective called me back and gave me the right detective’s name. They never started on the investigation. They never quarantined that guy’s house or questioned him. Never quarantined my sister’s apartment. I called [the detective] four or five times, he never reached out.” (Bridgeport PD did not immediately respond to a request for comment.) 

Smith-Fields’ mother wants to create a bill in Smith-Fields’ name that will create police accountability and for families to be notified within 24 hours of the death of a loved one. 

Following the protest, Smith-Fields family and friends who were dressed in her favorite color, pink, released pink balloons into the sky as a celebration for her birthday. The crowd was then invited for cake at a local restaurant in the area. 

“Today would’ve been her 24th birthday. In a couple of days she would have been leaving to go to Greece to celebrate but now that was taken away from her,” said her mother, Shantell Fields. “No one is going to disparage my daughter like she’s rubbish.”

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Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler Dead at 73

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French Fashion Designer Dead at 73

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Thierry Mugler — an iconic French fashion designer — has died … this according to his team.

An Instagram on Mugler’s official page went up Sunday with the tragic news. It was a photo of nothing but a blank square, with the caption … “#RIP We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfred Thierry Mugler on Sunday January 23rd 2022. May his soul Rest In Peace.” The same message was repeated in French as well.

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No word on a cause of death, but his passing sees sudden and unexpected — as he didn’t appear to be ill or battling any known ailments.

As you can imagine, the tributes started to pour almost instantly … especially from folks in the fashion world, who knew Mugler well from his decades-long work and influence in the industry.

It goes without saying … Mugler has dressed some of the biggest names in the game, including Kim Kardashian — whom he actually graced with an outfit of his during the 2019 Met Gala, this after he’d officially retired — plus a plethora of other models and stars.

His extravagant designs have been fan-faves among celebs like Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Jerry Hall, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Rihanna, David Bowie, George Michael, Linda Evangelista, Demi Moore, Megan Fox, Miley Cyrus, Madonna, Cindy Crawford, Tyra Banks, Sharon Stone, Diana Ross, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Robin Wright, Bella Hadid … and many others.

All of them have donned Mugler-designed getups at one point or another, be it on the red carpet, on the runway … or on stage. The guy’s work touched at least 3 different decades of fashion — and he was absolutely beloved among Hollywood’s finest.

In addition to his clothing contributions, Mugler also left his mark in the fragrance biz … with a diverse line of perfumes that are still best sellers to this day.

He was 73.

RIP

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