While we were aware Disney Channel didn't officially cancel the Boy Meets World spinoff in lieu of Uncle Shawn's announcement, the GMW writers' room flat out refuted Rider's claims on Twitter Thursday afternoon, tweeting:
Back in July, the cast taped what they believed to be the third season finale of the show. However, after filming, costar Uriah Shelton started cancellation speculation thanks to an Instagram post saying goodbye to the cast — although that could have been written off due to his recurring status.
Well, Boy Meets World's Rider Strong — who plays (Uncle) Shawn Hunter on both shows — did Uncle Josh one better on the Christmas Eve episode of his podcast, Literary Disco.
While discussing the season/series finale with cohosts Julia Pistell and Todd Goldberg, Rider effectively put the final nail in GMW's coffin, saying:
For those of you who don't know, October just so happens to be National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month — and Disney is doing its part to make sure its target demo feels more accepted.
In the PSA, Rowan, along with K.C. Undercover's Veronica Dunne, and twins Benjamin & Matthew Royer from Best Friends Whenever, tell their younger viewers to #ChooseKindness and #BeInspired… all over Alessia Cara's Scars to Your Beautiful!
If you're all over social media like we are, you may have seen people sharing the story about the #MissingDCgirls this week.
Several black and Latina teens are missing in the Washington, D.C. area, and it isn't even making national news.
A few celebrities have even gotten swept up in the case, which has some sharing theories about human trafficking and the media turning a blind eye. Congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond wrote a letter to the DOJ and FBI demanding action.