Disney's 'Shake It Up' Star Caroline Sunshine Joins Trump's Press Team

Jessica Napoli
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Disney Channel's "Shake It Up" stars Adam Irigoyen as Duece, Roshon Fegan as Ty Blue, Zendaya as Rocky Blue, Bella Thorne as CeCe Jones, Davis Cleveland as Flynn Jones, Caroline Sunshine as Tinka and Kenton Duty as Gunther

Former Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine is leaving show business to start a career in politics: She was recently hired by President Trump's White House to be a press assistant.

The 22-year-old is best known for her role as teen dancer Tinka Hessenheffer on Shake It Up, alongside fellow Disney stars Zendaya and Bella Thorne. The show ran from 2010 to 2013, and during that time, Sunshine also appeared in the movie, Marmaduke.

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"Caroline Sunshine was a White House intern. In college, she was involved with the American Enterprise Institute and an active member of her school's Model United Nations team. Prior to her internship at the White House, Caroline interned for the Office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the College Republican National Committee and the California Republican Party," Lindsay Walters, a White House spokeswoman, revealed CNN in a statement.

Actress Caroline Sunshine arrives at the Fullscreen Films presents the premiere of "The Outfield."

Obviously, Twitter has a few jokes to make about the announcement:

Watch Sunshine in a clip from her show:

And in a music video:

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