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[29 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Emma ‘Baby Spice’ Bunton Visits Disney’s Hollywood Studios

British singer and Spice Girls member Emma Bunton spiced up her life with a trip to Walt Disney World this week, where she was spotted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Bunton, who is perhaps better known as “Baby Spice,” took some time out of her vacation on Tuesday to pose with Goofy at the park.
Bunton recently reunited with her fellow Spice Girls members for the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where the all-girl pop group gave a special performance. The famed group’s songs will also be featured …

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[4 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
American Idol Phillip Phillips Makes Surprise Appearance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Guests at one of the American Idol Experience shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios got an special treat this week, as current American Idol Phillip Phillips stopped by the show. Phillips made a surprise appearance at the show on Thursday while in Central Florida for a stop on the American Idol Live! concert tour.
In addition to appearing in the live show, Phillips also taped a series of short videos that will be played during future shows of The American Idol Experience. Each day, park guests compete at the Experience for a …

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[1 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Salma Hayek Helps Launch Disneyland Paris’ 20th Anniversary

Disneyland Paris kicked off its 20th Anniversary celebration yesterday with full fanfare, and a special celebrity was on hand for the festivities. Actress Salma Hayek joined Mickey Mouse himself to kick off the grand 20th anniversary celebration, which has brought a spectacular nighttime show, new parade, and more to the European park.
Hayek, who won an Academy Award for her performance in the film Frida, took part in the many festivities of the 20th Anniversary celebration, which included the premiere of the nighttime spectacular “Disney Dreams!“, the updated “Disney Magic on …

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[19 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Jason Bateman Takes His Daughter to Disneyland

Last week, actor Jason Bateman headed to the Happiest Place on Earth for some father-daughter time. Bateman, best known for his work on the TV show Arrested Development and in such films as Juno, Up in the Air, and Horrible Bosses, brought his 5-year-old daughter, Francesca, to Disneyland last Wednesday. The two were spotted riding the Alice in Wonderland attraction in Fantasyland.
This is an exciting time for Bateman and his wife Amanda Arkin, who welcomed another daughter, named Maple, into the world just last week. Hopefully it won’t be long …

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[18 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Kathy Ireland Visits Walt Disney World for St. Patrick’s Day

This week, former supermodel Kathy Ireland took some time out of her busy schedule to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some Disney magic. In Epcot’s United Kingdom pavilion, Ireland got the chance to visit with Minnie Mouse herself, who was dressed for the occasion in her special St. Patrick’s Day polka dot dress.
Currently, Ireland is serving as CEO and Chief Designer of her own company, “kathy ireland Worldwide,” which she founded in 1993. The global marketing and design firm has a mission of “…finding solutions for families, especially busy moms,” …

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[12 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Jessica Lange Visits Disneyland

Two Hollywood Legends came together recently when Jessica Lange met Mickey Mouse on a recent trip to Disneyland. Enjoying the park with her family, the illustrious actress took some time out to pose with the Big Cheese himself.
Lange, an Academy Award winner for her work on the films Blue Sky and Tootsie, has had a long and distinguished film career throughout the years. For Disney, Lange has worked on the Touchstone Pictures films A Thousand Acres and Country, for which Lange earned her third Academy Award nomination.
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[18 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
American Idol Lee DeWyze Visits Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

American Idol fans who were at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park today may have been in for a treat, as Lee DeWyze, the winner of American Idol’s 9th season, was also spending his time at the park today. DeWyze visited the theme park with his girlfriend, actress Jonna Walsh.
Fans of DeWyze can also catch him every day at The American Idol Experience over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where he appears in some of the attraction’s video elements. Lee DeWyze previously visited Walt Disney World to celebrate his 2010 American …

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[26 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]
Skate Legend Tony Hawk Injured at Downtown Disney “Skate Jam” Exhibition

This weekend in Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort guests were treated to a free “Action Sports Weekend” event. Sports companies who planned the 3-day event boasted performances by top skate and BMX athletes, including Tony Hawk. Headlining the event was the “Quiksilver Presents the Tony Hawk State Jam,” with a skate exhibition by the legendary skater himself & opportunities for guests to have a private meet & greet session with the star at the Downtown Disney Quicksilver store.
Although, shortly after the ‘Skate Jam’ started Tony Hawk fell …