Former Disney Star Gets Catholic Priest Fired for Scandalous Video

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A former Disney Channel star is in some hot water.

Zac Efron in High School Musical
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The list of Disney channel actors-turned-Hollywood stars is too large to count, with seemingly every pop sensation having origins on this family-friendly broadcasting network. The Disney Channel itself dates back to the mid-80s when The Walt Disney Company began its quest to create, produce, and fund its own network geared toward children and teens. Since then, the channel has featured some of the most iconic and infamous shows and original movies of the early and mid-2000s.

The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Wizards of Waverly Place, Hannah Montana, Good Luck Charlie, and That’s So Raven are just a few of the iconic television shows that premiered on the Disney Channel.

In terms of films, the Disney Channel also spawned some of the most infamous and beloved Disney films ever, like Cadet Kelly (2002), Halloweentown (1998), and Disney’s ever-present High School Musical franchise, which continued on the Disney+ streaming platform.

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One of the more interesting series on the Disney Channel was Girl Meets World, which acted as a spin-off of the classic ABC series Boy Meets World, which ran for seven seasons. Girl Meets World only ran for three seasons before being unexpectedly canceled.

A lot of Disney Channel original programming acted as a jumping-off point for artists and actors, some of whom became some of the most recognizable names in Hollywood. Because of the Disney Channel, we now have icons like Zack Efron, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, and many more.

Girl Meets World is no different, with Sabrina Carpenter launching into a successful music career shortly after the show ended. Carpenter has over 30 million followers on Instagram as well as nearly 27 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

Girl Meets World on Disney Channel.
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Carpenter has released several albums and has a massive following online, successfully transforming from a young Disney star to a full-fledged pop sensation with a slight bit of edge that would have never been allowed on the Disney Channel.

However, this edge has proven too much for the Catholic church, with a priest being essentially fired due to a recent music video released by Carpenter.

Sabrina Carpenter.
Credit: Sabrina Carpenter Instagram

The music video (linked below) for Sabrina’s song “Feather” was released several weeks ago, becoming somewhat of a viral hit. At the time of publishing this article, the music video had 11 million views, and around half a million likes on YouTube. While successful, it appears to be quite controversial, at least within the Catholic church.

According to new reports, the priest who allowed Sabrina and her team to film in the church during a certain section of the music video has been expelled and stripped of his duties.

This was recently confirmed by Pop Crave on X (Twitter), which broke the news earlier today.

The video features Sabrina in different locations, surrounded by varying crowds of people. Sabrina wears a variety of revealing outfits and, at one point, watches as a group of people kill each other in a gym, leaving the entire area and Sabrina herself covered in blood.

The music video continues until we see Sabrina inside a Catholic church wearing a very scandalous outfit, complete with a golden cross necklace. The altar is filled with colorful and poppy items, as well as different colored coffins.

The video and imagery are quite tame by today’s standards but apparently proved too much for that specific church, which stripped the priest in charge of all of his power.

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