‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ alum Dan Benson appears like a ‘badass’ after buying and selling Disney for porn profession

“Wizards of Waverly Place” alum Dan Benson is healthier than ever after buying and selling his Disney profession for porn practically a yr in the past.

“Psychological well being clever I really feel good. I don’t really feel dangerous about myself,” Benson, who performed Zeke Beakerman within the G-rated present, mentioned by way of TikTok Monday.

“I really feel type of like a badass slightly bit.”

Benson was part of the Disney Channel collection between 2007 to 2012, performing alongside names equivalent to Selena Gomez and Cole Sprouse.

Persevering with, he mentioned, “I’m feeling good. I’m excited concerning the future. I don’t actually really feel dangerous about my choices in any respect.”

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Dan Benson feels nice practically a yr after becoming a member of the grownup leisure trade.
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The Solely Followers mannequin, 35, additionally shared that he felt a little bit of “confusion” after asserting his choice as a result of he acquired extra phrases of “empowerment” than “hate.”

He added that “so many” of his followers have even approached him on the road to specific their help and even hug him.

Nonetheless, Benson has discovered to set his personal boundaries whereas working on this specific trade as effectively.

Dan Benson in tight Superman shirt and briefs
The “Wizards of Waverly Place” alum posted a video by way of TikTok Monday sharing that he feels “type of like a badass” now that he’s an X-Rated actor.
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Shirtless Dan Benson
“Psychological well being clever I really feel good. I don’t really feel dangerous about myself,” Benson shared.
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“Now, there are many folks each day asking me and demanding I do issues that I don’t really feel comfy doing, however I’ve type of simply been ready to simply be like, ‘No, you’re gonna get what you’re gonna get. You’re gonna get what I’m comfy with sharing with the world.’”

In February, Benson joked in one other video posted to TikTok that as an “Solely Dans” mannequin he “principally” solely takes photographs of himself nude.

“Have you ever ever tried to brush your tooth and make it look attractive? Yeah, it’s not simple,” Benson joked as he twerked and brushed his tooth, carrying solely briefs, for the digital camera.

David Henrie, Joe Weibe, Dan Benson, Jennifer Stone, Gregg Sulkin, David Copperfield in "Wizards of Waverly Place"
He acted within the standard G-Rated collection from 2007 to 2012.
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Giving some perception into his profession change, the actor-turned-OnlyFans-model shared in January that he “tripped and fell” into the grownup leisure trade after being catfished on-line.

On Jan. 6, Benson — who stop performing not lengthy after the Disney present led to 2012 —shared in a TikTok video how he would obtain messages, notably from ladies who he “discovered extremely enticing.”

“Seems, messaging these ladies — who turned out to not be who they mentioned they had been — was not the very best thought, as a result of I’d ship nude photographs to them, and they might take these nude photographs after which submit them onto on-line web sites,” Benson revealed.

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Total, Benson mentioned that he doesn’t “actually really feel dangerous” about his choice.
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Following the “traumatic expertise” of discovering his nude photographs “all around the internet” and failing to get the snaps taken down, Benson determined to “lean into” the scenario.

“As a substitute of letting these folks promote my privateness, my — you already know what I imply — I made a decision to say, ‘All proper, screw you, I’m gonna promote it myself.’”

“I’ve been having an incredible quantity of enjoyable. I met loads of nice folks within the grownup leisure trade, and it’s modified my life for the higher.”