19. Speaking of movies, The Lizzie McGuire Movie became a surprise hit when it released in May 2003 and debuted at # 2 in the box office behind X2: X-Men United, grossing over $ 50 million.
20. Many fans were upset that Miranda wasn’t in the movie and was MIA on some of the last episodes of the show while her family went on an extended vacation, but that was actually because Lalaine wanted to focus on her music career.
21. After becoming a teen idol thanks to her time as Lizzie, many were surprised when Duff decided to take a break from acting, a decision she talked about in a 2015 interview with PrideSource.
“Everyone thought I was just crazy because I was really successful and made a lot of money. And it was scary because there was no guarantee my career would last,” she said. “I really needed it personally. I grew up in the spotlight and touring and everyone just knew me and knew me in a certain way. At one point I thought, ‘I don’t even know if I am that person anymore.” and I don’t even have time to find out. ‘”
Admitting that being known as Lizzie was “excruciating” at times, she stated, “I loved it while we were filming it. I just didn’t know what a success the show was going to be, and after that ..” . I was still Lizzie “. McGuire for the people and that was super annoying. Now it is no more. I don’t care now. “