Paparazzi has a habit of flooding our news feed with details on how a child celebrity grew up to be a drug addict or how they are partying too much, but today's generation of child stars seem more mature and socially aware. One of the greatest examples in this front is the star of Disney's "Girl Meets World", Rowan Blanchard.
Blanchard -- who will celebrate her 14th birthday on Wednesday, 14 October -- is not only a great role model for young fans by just being herself, she also speaks up against what she deems wrong and stands up for great causes. "GMW", the show she stars in, has also succeeded in spreading positive messages against bullying, accepting people for who they are, and being kind to others.
In celebration of the young and rising star Rowan Blanchard, let us see some of the great things that sets her apart from her peers, and proves that she is in fact wise beyond her years.
- In an interview with ELLE, Blanchard clarified that kids her age should be focused on having fun and not on dieting. Blanchard said that the worst question she has ever been asked is about her diet."I mean, come on. I don't diet! I'm thirteen! Nobody my age should be dieting or trying to change themselves because society says so. And seriously, I'm thirteen! The only 'dieting tip' I have is, like, 'if you don't order fries, you'll probably be mad,'" she said.
- She also schooled the interviewers on treating both male and celebrities with equal respect, especially in terms of asking the right kind of questions. Rowan points out that while she is happy to speak about her dresses and fashion, she also wants to be asked about the work she does."It's cool to spotlight a new designer on the runway, and to contribute to the fashion world that I love. It's a very special thing I get to do. But don't make my story, and who I am, be my dress, while my male co-star's story is how he picks scripts and gets inspired. Why not ask me that, too?... And trust me, guy actors love to talk about what they're wearing. You know what, ask them about their hair," she said.
- The "Girl Meets World" star responded to a fan who asked her about "white feminism" with a detailed explanation that flaunts deep insight and noteworthy articulation: