Raini Rodriguez got to check something off her bucket list this month – being a director! Raini was able to direct an upcoming episode of her hit Disney Channel Original Series “Austin & Ally,” and she couldn’t be more excited!
Raini was sure to thank everyone for all of their support after, posting:
This week was one for the books. Thank you to the cast & crew for making my directorial debut the best experience EVER. I love all of you so much!
Raini also told Variety that she hopes to direct an episode of her brother Rico Rodriguez’s show “Modern Family.”
It’s with a heavy heart that we report that actor Windell D. Middlebrooks has passed away at the age of 36. Windell has acted in a handful of Disney Channel and Disney XD shows including “Hannah Montana,” “The Suite Life On Deck” and “Mighty Med.”
Some of his co-stars took to Twitter to react. Debby Ryan Tweeted:
rest in peace Windell Middlebrooks, our “Kirby”. you were a light to the entire Suite Life crew and cast and we’ll forever love you.
Cole Sprouse Tweeted:
#WindellMiddlebrooks RIP, miss you already.
Jake Short posted:
Rest in Peace Windell Middlebrooks. Had the pleasure of working with him on Mighty Med. Great guy, talented actor, you will be missed.
Bradley Steven Perry added:
Rest in peace to one of my favorite characters on Mighty Med, Windell Middlebrooks. You’ll be missed, my friend.
Brenda Song Tweeted:
I am so incredibly heartbroken<3 RIP #WindellMiddlebrooks
Our thoughts go out to Windell’s family and friends during this tragic time.