April 03, 2020
Former child star China McClain joggled the memories of fans after she posted a throwback photo of her "Uma" role from "Descendant 3."
It's throwback Thursday again!, and star actress, China McClain made sure to join the trend with a playback of her role in 2019's Musical, "Descendant 3."
"going through old photos. First fittings for D3."
For her followers, it wasn't just all the throwback outfit, but their memories of her beloved character, "Uma."
Fans couldn't help the rush of emotions as they became mushy and talked about how much they missed watching "Uma." Most comments from Instagrammers bordered around missing the Musical T.V. show and McClain's role.
China and Boyce first met as kids on the set of the 2010 movie, "Grown Ups." They started their friendship then, and both went on to star in Descendants.
According to Cheat Sheet, McClain has built an astounding career for herself from childhood, and her remarkable wittiness helped her land significant roles in Hollywood. As a child, China was a prodigy in movies like "Daddy's Little Girl" and "The Gospel."
Growing older, she became a Disney star and took on roles in series like "A.N.T. Farm." It was her performance in the long-spanning Disney show that she copped for herself, an NAACP Image Award.
As a Disney celebrity, the 20-year-old actress made some lifelong friendships, which include fellow star, Cameron Boyce.
According to Business Insider, the "Black Lighting" actress was devastated following Boyce's demise in 2019. China took to her Instagram page where she shared an emotional tribute of the late "Descendant 3" actor.
Cameron passed on at the age of 20 after suffering a seizure. McClain said in her heart-tugging post:
"Seeing the headlines was just too hard...I don't really believe that this is actually happening, and my mind is just shut down at this point, and I'm feeling numb and empty…"
Fellow stars like Debby Ryan, Adam Sandler, and Hollywood icon Salma Hayek also paid their respect to the late youngster.
According to People, China and Boyce first met as kids on the set of the 2010 movie, "Grown Ups." They started their friendship then, and both went on to star in Descendants.
In McClain's lengthy tribute, she talked about her memory of him, which was etched in his hat, which she wore in her post. China made it known that she was grateful she kept the hat as it was a part of him; she was able to keep.