She has a younger brother named Nick. When she was 13 years old, she got an acting role as a guest star on the soap opera General Hospital. The Great Cow Race, which was based on the Bone comic series. In , Mendler made her film debut in the film adaption of the Alice series , titled Alice Upside Down. Mendler had the role of Kristen, a girl who attends OCD on a scholarship, and works hard to keep her good grades. The film drew 2. This lasts till the series finale.
This decision caused a protest from the conservative group " One Million Moms " asking Disney Channel not to air the episode. One of Disney's spokespersons told TV Guide the episode was "developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness.
The first single released from the soundtrack, titled " Somebody ",  was released on March 4, and peaked at number 89 on the US Billboard Hot chart. We had such a great experience working on the movie, and they tried to figure something out for a sequel, but everyone at Disney felt like the movie had completed its story in the first movie.
It was a great experience, and I loved working with the cast members and still see them frequently. Mendler recorded the song " This Is My Paradise " for the film, which was released as a promotional single on January 11,  with a music video directed by Alex Zamm. She voiced the lead role of Arrietty in the American English dub of The Secret World of Arrietty ,  and she recorded a song " Summertime " for the movie which was released as a promotional single on February 2.
Hello My Name Is The song was released for digital download on August 7 and for radio airplay on August 21, Live in Concert , supporting her first studio album. The tour primarily reached only North America and she played at state fairs, music festivals and Jingle Ball's concerts series. On February 12, , her second single, " Hurricane ", was released for radio airplay.
In April 30 she released the extended play Live in London , by Universal Music , recorded at a special performance in the United Kingdom. Nemesis In , Mendler produced her second studio album.
But her team lost to the World Wide Fund for Nature. I love working to end cyberbullying. People don't have to push back as much as they would in real life. People need to realize bullying has just as much of an impact online because words are so cutting and difficult to deal with".
Her passion for helping children truly came through when she met with families and kids during her visits to the remote communities in the deserts of California and Guatemala's western highlands".
Harper told the interviewer that they became friends early in Good Luck Charlie and began dating in May She said, "We knew each other for a while, were friends for a long time. I think everybody was very respectful about it and wanted to make sure that it wouldn't be weird.
I'm just going to study something that will be interesting and doable from the road and just take care of my general education courses for now.
I want to know something outside of what I do. I'm just glad I have the opportunity to start with this and I just want to take it as far as I can". He has a way of writing songs that's really playful with lyrics, but at the same time he's saying something that people feel is important and that they relate to. He spoke for a whole generation.
I think that's something important is having". So we all listened to it and were like that would be kind of fun to do some sort of interpolation off of that song, which is what we did.
I think it stands by itself as its own song but it still has that memorable quality of the Fugees song, which is fun. I think we were all really proud of it and hoping it will go far". To Disney Channel UK she said that "admire the career of Adele, because she has her own musical style. She does things her way and writes about things she is passionate about.
It is really working out well for her". They just do what they want to do. They don't follow trends". I like to create. It's part of being a recording artist. I love to write songs". You look at what Bob Dylan and artists like him have done and you just can't help but be blown away.
I'm just glad I have the opportunity to start with this and I just want to take it as far as I can. I wanted variety and to just make things really interesting. This isn't just something that comes out of a machine. It came out of me. This isn't about product. I want to grow as an artist. I remember listening to certain recording artists and songs that had a really big impact on me". He calls Mendler's voice as having a "metallic tone" and this being "rare in young female singers".
I really love doo-wop and a jazzy swing beat. Rhythm is a big emphasis in my own writing". There may be some similarities but I'm my own person. Mendler said that "They've done so much and they're so talented. I think it's tricky because they've been obviously very successful, but I think you always want to be your own person and not be categorized by doing the same thing".