showbizDisneyland Paris celebrates! Today, exactly thirty years ago, the French Garden opened its doors to the general public. Meanwhile, more than 375 million people have visited Mickey Mouse and his friends, including many major international stars. Even a real prince.
Michael Jackson visited Disneyland Paris several times. Often with his children. Or with his then-wife Lisa Marie Presley. These visits did not go unnoticed. Many fans gathered at the Disneyland hotel, where he always stayed in the most expensive suite, hoping to catch a glimpse of the King of Pop. They chanted his name or started singing a song to him. Michael: He usually came to greet the crowd from his balcony. Although you can also meet him at one of his favorite attractions: Peter Pan’s Flight, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Tours and It’s A Small World. The singer also had his own attraction in the park: the 3D movie Captain EO.
In 2015, Mariah Carey paid a visit to the French Garden on a sunny day and a photo in front of the famous Sleeping Beauty Castle cannot be missed.
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John Legend flew specifically to celebrate the park’s 25th anniversary in 2017. Just before the evening show of Disney Illuminations, the American singer performed the title song of the movie Beauty and the Beast live. “It was a magical evening,” he said.
Singer Beyoncé walked the park in 2011 wearing an oversized goofy hat. I hope it will not be recognized. But as soon as she got caught up, along with her cousin Daniel, the hat kicked off.
Poppins isn’t getting married, but Selena Gomez is walking around Disneyland Paris with an umbrella. And even in rainy weather, the magic is never far away.
In 1996, only Arnold Schwarzenegger attended the opening of Planet Hollywood, a famous Hollywood-inspired restaurant chain.
Action hero Sylvester Stallone showed his toughest side during a trip into the Twilight Zone’s Tower of Terror in 2008. Or was he just going to scream his lungs out?
At the European premiere of the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Salazar’s Revenge, Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, and Orlando Bloom were guests at the park in 2017. The trio even took the time to pose for a photo with fans. “I’ve wanted to come to Disneyland Paris for a long time,” said Johnny, who can also be seen as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. “By the way, I lived in Paris for a while, it was one of the first places I could call home.” Then Orlando revealed that he would definitely come back because the people here are so nice.
Also for the European premiere of the Marvel movie ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ in 2018, part of the cast settled in the French Garden. Under the bright sun, Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas took a car ride among visitors at Walt Disney Studios Park. After that, the actors and fans went to the theater for the premiere on the big screen.
We all know that there are many princes and princesses at Disneyland Paris. But in 2019, a really high-quality royal visit was spotted in the park: Prince Albert of Monaco. Along with his wife Charlene and their children Gabriella and Jack, he took a picture with Mickey Mouse and there was also a meeting with my buddy and Timon from The Lion King. During the trip, daughter Gabriella wore a real princess dress (including the diadem) while mother Charlene opted for Mickey ears on her head and a T-shirt that read “Best Family Day Ever.”
In a pretty white dress, Katie Holmes snapped herself several years ago next to Minnie Mouse, who was dressed in her most adventurous outfit for the occasion. After that, there was also a meeting with Baloo and King Lowietje from The Jungle Book. “It is a great honor to be here today, in this magical place,” the actress said in 2019. “Disney really moved me and my family.” Suri, daughter of Katie and ex-husband Tom Cruise, wasn’t there.
In 2018, actress Salma Hayek was at Disneyland Paris for Halloween. With great pleasure she let herself immerse herself in this apocalyptic atmosphere filled with terribly crazy decorations. A photo opportunity with Minnie Mouse was also a must. The Disney character wore the most colorful Mexican costume for the occasion.
Like a 70-year-old rock champ, Stephen Tyler has toured his own attraction: the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster. The sound of American rock band Aerosmith resounds on this covered roller coaster. The showdown striker was accompanied by his daughter Liv Tyler. This American actress is best known for her role in the movie “Armageddon” and in the Walt Disney Studios Park there was a special effects show named after this movie. The couple posed for a photo with Minnie Mouse in a summer outfit and took a ride on the carousel.
Jaden, son of Will Smith, enjoyed immersing himself in the world of Star Wars in 2019 and posing for a photo with a lightsaber.
Blake Lively snapped his photo with Mickey Mouse in 2018. The world’s most famous mouse wore the coolest Halloween costume for the model/actress and gave her a big hug in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Athletes also find their way into the French Garden. For example, tennis star Serena Williams – in between practices with Roland Garros – made time to pose with Black Panther at Walt Disney Studios Park as a result of the Marvel Summer of Super Heroes in 2018.
If Neymar doesn’t have to play football for his French team Paris Saint-Germain, the Brazilian soccer star would love to go to Disneyland Paris. And the adorable picture with Mickey Mouse shouldn’t be missing. MORE: The star put his signature on Mickey’s glove.
Actress Teri Hatcher ‘Desperate Housewives’ visited the French Garden in 2017. “I feel very happy here,” she said at the time. “I’m having a lot of fun. My favorite attraction is undoubtedly the Crush’s Coaster in the ‘Nemo’ theme, but I also loved ‘Ratatouille’. And I must also admit: Of all the Disney parks, there is the most beautiful castle in Paris.”
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal celebrated his Roland Garros title for the second time in 2010 at Disneyland Paris.
For the launch of New Generation Festival 2010, Adrien Brody posed with Mr. Wonderful.
Paris Hilton once again felt like a little girl next to Maleficent, the witch from Snow White and Cruella de Vil during Halloween 2011.
Enrique Iglesias met Mickey Mouse in 2010 at the Love Music Live concert at Hearts Park in French Park.
American actress Whoopi Goldberg was actually having fun with Mickey and Minnie in 1996.
British singer Elton John gave a magical concert at the opening of Space Mountain in 1995.
In order to promote The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014, protagonists Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield, then a married couple, went to Disneyland Paris.
Kate Moss first visited the park in 2015 and was given a warm welcome by Thumper, who hugged her. “It’s one of the most beautiful places in the world,” said the British supermodel.
Kourtney Kardashian paired Paris Fashion Week 2017 with a diabolical meet-and-greet of her favorite Disney character, Cruella de Vil, at Walt Disney Studios Park.
In 2000, Bruce Willis performed at Disney Village.
American actor Kevin Costner enjoyed a magical stay with his family at Disneyland Paris in 2013.
John Boyega, better known as Finn from the Star Wars movie, went crazy with the Stormtroopers in 2018.
Heidi Klum and Minnie Mouse celebrated the launch of The Lion KIng & Jungle Festival in 2019.
Cara Delevingne spent the time of her life in 2016 with Disney friends Minnie, Goofy, and Mickey.
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