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'Girl Meets World' Star Sabrina Carpenter Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

The actress talks about her new album and the time she met Miley Cyrus.

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You may know Sabrina Carpenter as the bold, fiercely independent Maya Hart on Girl Meets World, the Disney spin-off of the beloved '90s sitcom Boy Meets World. However, the 16-year-old actress is proving her talents go well beyond the camera. This year, she released her pop/rock-inspired album Eyes Wide Open, and gave an impassioned performance of her lead single "We'll Be Stars" at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards.

This fall, she'll bring another classic (The Adventures in Babysitting) to a whole new generation in the Disney Channel movie Further Adventures of Babysitting. Clearly, good things are ahead for this talented (and nostalgia-inspired) star. The actress took time to answer our 26 burning questions, below. 

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Artists who influenced you the most:
The Beatles, Christina Aguilera, Adele.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Best concert you've ever been to:
Hozier. Such pure, raw talent. I cried. Enough said.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Celebrity you've met that made you star struck:
Miley Cyrus. I was 10 and wore a fedora. I should not have worn a fedora.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Describe yourself in one sentence:
Someone who won’t take "no" for an answer.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Embarrassing story you're ready to share with the world:
My first night I toured in Canada I wore red lipstick, and by the end of the show it was all over my face and I had no idea. I've never worn it since.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Favorite song from your new album:
"Eyes Wide Open." It is the most up-to-date song about who I am and the lyrics define me.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Girl Meets World co-star that never fails to crack you up: 
Ben Savage or Will Friedle because they are comedic geniuses.

'Girl Meets World' Star Sabrina Carpenter Answers Our 26 Burning Questions
A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Hardest thing you've ever had to do:
Take "no" for an answer.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Inspiration for most of the songs on Eyes Wide Open:
"What would Sabrina like to sing about?" That was basically the only inspiration for the album. I took inspiration from whatever I wanted. I was the captain of that ship. There was no overall theme besides me telling stories I wanted to tell. And I have a lot more to tell.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Job you'd have if you weren't an actress and singer:
Artist or producer.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Karaoke song you slay:
"Bohemian Rhapsody."

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Last album you listened to:
Zella Day's Kicker

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Maya Hart line you had the most fun saying:
“Huh-hurrrrr.” I hated it at first, but learned to love it.

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Nineties music video you really love:
"...Baby One More Time."

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

One random fun fact about yourself:
I don’t enjoy the taste of bananas.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Person you admire most: 
I admire my family. They are always there for me no matter what.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Questions you'd ask a historic figure:
I would ask Shakespeare about his love life. And I would ask The Beatles what the inspiration was for "Rocky Raccoon."

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Revelations you've had about your Girl Meets World co-stars:
They are all so talented and are growing more and more each day — as people as well as height.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Singer you'd love to see cover one of your songs:
The Black Keys. 

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

TV show you'd love to cameo on:
Sherlock or Pretty Little Liars. 

'Girl Meets World' Star Sabrina Carpenter Answers Our 26 Burning Questions
A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Up-and-coming artist (aside from yourself) you hope blows up soon:
Jasmine Thompson or Scott James.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Vine video that never fails to crack you up:
The little girl that wants to buy something at the store and she goes “that’s really cute... wish I could get it... but...”

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

WTH moment from the set of Girl Meets World:  
I got ice creamed in the face four times last week. So I was feeling pretty WTH. And numb.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

Since we will not ask for your favorite "X word," we will simply ask for your shameless plug here:
Follow me on Twitter and Instagram! Oh, and pick up my album #EyesWideOpen.

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YouTube video you're showing all of your friends: 
Ashton Kutcher fan fiction.

A to Zim: Kristin Bauer Van Straten Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

If you didn't know Zimbio was an entertainment site, what would you think "a Zimbio" was?
A really sour candy.

'Girl Meets World' Star Sabrina Carpenter Answers Our 26 Burning Questions

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