'That's So Raven' 2016 News & Update: Orlando Brown Wants To Join Spinoff, Raven-Symone Worried His Arrest Record Will Affect Show?

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Nov 03, 2016 03:41 AM EDT
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"That's So Raven" wrapped up in 2007, but lead star Raven-Symone recently announced its reboot. While fans of the hit Disney Channel show can't hardly wait for the spinoff, Orlando Brown, who played Raven-Symone's BFF, has yet to receive his invitation to join the show.

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Speaking to TMZ, Orlando Brown (Eddie Thomas) says there can’t be a spin-off without him. The 28-year-old actor noted that the success of "That's So Raven" was a result of the chemistry of the original cast. So for him to not getting the phone call yet obviously bothered the troubled star.

“It’s a serious situation, because, you know, we have fans all around the world that love the whole cast,” the "That's So Raven" actor said. “We did what we had to do to make a historical moment happen, I don’t think it would happen without all of us.”

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Raven-Symone (Raven Baxter) and Orlando Brown have had their share of beef, which may be the reason why the latter hasn't received any phone calls yet. Orlando Brown made headlines this year when he suggested that he had a romantic relationship with Raven-Symone and claimed that "The View" host got pregnant and aborted the baby.

As if that wasn't enough, Orlando Brown got on the wrong side of the law when he was arrested for allegedly striking his girlfriend. With "That's So Raven" being known as a family sitcom, this domestic situation may have potentially caused Orlando Brown to be replaced as Eddie in "That's So Raven" spinoff.

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