If you are a person who grew up on a steady diet of Disney Channel shows, you probably fantasized about doing a promotion for the channel by saying, "Hi! I'm [your name here] and you're watching Disney Channel!" before drawing the iconic Mickey Mouse ears with a magic wand. If you need a visual reminder, check out Demi Lovato doing it below.
Well, it looks like what goes on behind-the-scenes is not nearly as fun as what is shown on television. A video that has been circulating the internet shows a young Hilary Duff filming the promo while working for Disney during her Lizzie McGuire years. If you thought the vibe on set would be carefree, high energy and optimistic, you are so, so wrong.
Oh God. Do we laugh? Do we cry? Her little giggly-noises only make everything 100x more uncomfortable. Maybe she had a migraine? Maybe she was tired of being a spoke in the great Disney wheel? Maybe she was being held hostage by the Mouse himself? AGH!
The clip has gained thousands of views after being shared through the popular Twitter account/meme curator @girlposts, a.k.a. "Common White Girl."
Damn. Duff is out there living all of our childhood dreams and looks miserable AF doing it. Just further proof that being a child star isn't all it's cracked up to be.