After her breakout efficiency in Step Up and Cheaper by the Dozen, and her recurring position on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Stoner took on the half of aspiring producer and dancer Caitlyn Gellar in Camp Rock and its sequel.
Aside from returning for 2 Step Up follow-up movies, Stoner has additionally voiced characters within the Kingdom Heart online game franchise for nearly a decade, in addition to Isabella on Disney’s hit animated sequence Phineas & Ferb.
The 27-year-old penned an essay for Teen Vogue in 2018, opening up about her sexuality and her expertise falling in love with a girl—her dance teacher. Stoner additionally launched a single, “When It’s Right,” impressed by the connection.
She advised E! News not lengthy afterwards that popping out was “a little bit bit scary” however the danger was price it. She mentioned, “What issues most is that it is a actually thrilling, recent time for me to really feel extra myself than ever.”
In 2019, Stoner debuted her shaved head in her “Stripped Bare” music video, and later opened up about her earlier psychological well being struggles and overcoming an consuming dysfunction.
“Shaving my head is an act of psychological well being and confidence, not self-destruction,” she advised People. “I am unable to let you know what number of beliefs and opinions and insecurities fell to the ground with each tuft of hair, and I’m leaving them there.”
Later that very same 12 months, she made headlines for stealing the present on the MTV Video Music Awards when she teamed up with Missy Elliott for an epic efficiency of “Work It,” 17 years after she starred within the music video for the hit track.