"I've never really said this story but they offered Camp Rock to Selena," David said in a resurfaced 2020 podcast interview with Wildchat Sports. "And she knew that if she passed on it, Demi would get the part."
He continued, "So, she passed on it, which was very nice to do. And they were friends. They were on the show Barney together."
The 2008 Disney Channel original movie, which followed a group of teens heading to summer camp to work on their music, also starred the Jonas Brothers and received a sequel two years later called Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.
A year before the follow up film was released, Demi secured her own Disney Channel show,Sonny With A Chancein 2009. As for Selena, she starred as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place from 2007-2012.