Last week I walked the red carpet for Disneynature’s Chimpanzee (with a big of a sashay I might add). I was honored (and humbled) to among the stars attending the premier, most of all Jane Goodall. I was also well aware that teens and tweens everywhere would have knocked me down for a chance to be so close to several Disney Channel stars. In fact, a few of the Disney’s Friends for Change kids in attendance almost did.
With grace and elegance, Jane Goodall spent a long time on the red carpet answering questions.
Bella Thorne and Zendaya (Cece and Rocky) from Disney Channel’s Shake It Up were right in front of us as we headed down the red carpet. Of course, the papazrati’s snaps mysteriously stopped flashing when I walked behind the girls
Choosing just the right outfit to wear for the event was a little tricky because right after the premiere we headed to Animal Kingdom for an African Trek (more on that to come) that required close-toed shoes. Wardrobe credits go to my sister for the shirt and mom for the pants and bag. Paired with my gold Sketchers. At least they were stylish sneakers.
I stopped for my red carpet moment and Ross Lynch and Laura Marano, Austin and Ally from Disney Channel’s show Austin and Ally, snuck by us.
I missed Debbie Ryan, Jessie from Disney Channel’s show Jessie, by I heard some girls in the bathroom all out of breath talking about meeting her.
China McCain, Chyna from Disney Channel’s A.N.T. Farm, and her sisters who are responsible for the Chimpanzee’s title song, Rise, were also on hand for their moment on the red carpet.
After the red carpet, we headed inside to watch the world premier of Chimpanzee, which was awesome (read my full review). Then we had a chance to meet Jane Goodall, the McCain Sisters and the directors. It was a great day!
Chimpanzee opens in theaters April 20, 2012, and a portion of ticket sales from the first week go to support the Jane Goodall Institute.
See Chimpanzee, Save Chimpanzees.
Disclosure – I was invited to a Chimpanzee premiere blogger event, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.