Case in point: these recently unearthed, unedited Disney Channel commercials from the early '00s! If you've tuned in to the House of Mouse anytime since the late-'90s, then chances are you've seen ads featuring young versions of celebs like Hilary Duff and Raven-Symoné recreating Disney's iconic mouse ears logo with their magic wands.Well, what you might not know is that the making of those commercials was awkward AF! Hilary and Raven looking like they literally wanted to murder the entire crew levels of bad.I'm an American, I'm not an African American."That last part definitely got Oprah to perk up, warning Raven that a statement like that was sure to cause some controversy. While Raven didn't mention any names during the interview, the photo shown () is clearly one of her with Az Marie Livingston, a contestant on the 18th cycle of "America's Next Top Model." Livingston also starred on the OUTtv series "DTLA."The two have been linked for some time now -- and attended an "ANTM" party together earlier this summer.Az Marie, 28, is on the far right in the photo below.
PHOTOS: '90s TV stars -- then and now This past June, Symone opened up to Us about what she finds attractive in a partner.And I shall not start now," she tweeted at the time."My sexual orientation is mine, and the person I'm datings to know. I'm not one for a public display of my life," she added."However that is my right as a HUMAN Being whether straight or gay," she clarified. Raven has been receiving a lot of backlash ever since she said she’d never hire someone with a “ghetto” name.She has since apologized for her offensive comments. While chatting with Kyle Massey about his budding music career, the former Disney darling EXCLUSIVELY revealed to us that he hasn't ruled out returning to the House Of Mouse for Raven Symone's new project. Related: These Unedited Disney Channel Promos Are Magically Awkward! Citing other professional responsibilities with Netflix and Hallmark Channel as her reason, D. Tanner parted ways with the ABC talk show amicably…we're happy to report that there's still at least some good in the world.After all, both Raven and Az Marie work in the same industry, so it is possible for the two to run into each other every so often.In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, 61, that was conducted in 2014, the former child star came out and said she didn’t want to be labeled as “gay.” When the 61-year-old questioned Raven about her sexuality, she answered that when she was 12, she realized “I was looking at everything.I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to."Last year, the actress responded to a "I'm living my PERSONAL life the way I'm happiest.I'm not one, in my 25 year career to disclose who I'm dating. And my career is the only thing I would like to put on display, not my personal life.