She knew Selena Gomez was a big advocate for teen abstinence. ” Todd looked back over his shoulder at Debby and licked his lips. Which was also an issue with Manny as he resented the fact that he was not a full-blooded Latino.
It was well publicized that she wore a “promise ring” that signified her commitment to abstaining from sex until marriage. By this time, two security guards appeared on the scene and began to escort Manny and Todd towards the exit. His parents moved from Mexico to California when he was only 3 years old.
She was hoping it would deliver a powerful message to teen girls by seeing a big star like Selena Gomez promoting teen abstinence. And when he started down the long slippery slope of becoming a serial rapist.
Everyone was impressed because each seat on the bus had a DVD player waiting for them as a gift to take home. The trip took about two hours from LA and they were served all kinds of kids food on the bus. So, they get off the bus and arrived at this huge ranch. She says they later told her that most were molested or groped.One thing he said resonated with me and I asked each of the others the same question. Some said they wished they could remember but it had been x number of years or others said they really didn't want to think about it too much because it triggered them.The query was whether the "back story" of the character they were playing had molested. One actress who responded yes, said as an adult, when she looks back, she realizes how ludicrous it was that the back story of her character would involve being molested. She was only in first grade when she made the movie.She says she freaks out whenever she hears carousel music. Another actress who was a teenager when she made a huge movie for the director says that she wasn't given a ride on a tour bus, but instead, was given a ride on a helicopter with her younger actor co-star.My friend from so long ago says his experience differed slightly. They ended up flying to that same ranch north of Los Angeles.