Bella Thorne was spotted showing off her amazing bikini body while vacationing with her boyfriend Gregg Sulkin at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya for Valentine’s Day. The 18-year-old actress showed off her retro style with a floppy straw hat and a polka dot bikini.
In 2010, Thorne replaced Jolean Wejbe as Tancy «Teenie» Henrickson, Bill and Barb’s younger daughter in Season 4 of HBO’s Big Love. Thorne starred as co-star on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up, originally titled Dance, Dance Chicago. Thorne plays CeCe Jones, a dancer with heavy ambitions for a career in the spotlight despite having dyslexia. The show is a buddy comedy centered on a teen dance show (in a show-within-a-show format) co-starring Thorne and Zendaya. The multi-camera series began production in Hollywood, California, in July 2010 and premiered on November 7, 2010 on Disney Channel. While she had a substantial portfolio of work in television and film, Thorne had no experience in professional dancing before being cast.
After signing onto the show in October 2009, she began taking three dance classes every night. Thorne’s first single, «Watch Me» was released on June 21, reaching 86 on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts., 9 on the US Top Heatseekers charts and earning RIAA: Gold. On September 29, 2011, Disney Channel announced it had increased Shake It Up’s second season order to 26 episodes. A 90-minute special episode «Made In Japan» aired August 17, 2012 as the season two finale.