Raven-Symoné is "amazed" at how long That's So Raven has lasted


Raven-Symoné is "amazed" at the continued success of 'That's So Raven.'
The 37-year-old actress played the title role of teenage psychic and wannabe fashion designer Raven Baxter in the hit sitcom - which originally ran on Disney Channel from 2003 until 2007 - and now that she is five seasons into the 'Raven's Home' reboot, reflected on the longevity of the franchise upon its 20th anniversary.
She told Entertainment Tonight: "It's our 20th anniversary and it's amazing how long this franchise brand has lasted in the hearts of the community. I'm so happy for it. And the fact that 'That's so Raven' is also a sentence, is crazy to me. Now, where's my coin? Nah, I’m just playing!"
Last year, Raven's co-star Anneliese van der Pol - who played Chelsea Daniels on both incarnations of the series - looked back on her time on the show and recalled meeting the former 'Cosby Show' actress when they were both teenagers as she remembered their "instant connection" as friends.
She said: "We met when we were 15-years-old when we auditioned for something called ‘Absolutely Psychic’, which then turned out to be the show ‘That's So Raven’, and then ‘Raven's Home’. When we met, it was to do a job, but instantly we connected on a sense of reality. Right in the moment, we asked each other honest questions while waiting in that green room in this audition. We talked about real things immediately when we spoke, right when we were only just 15-years-old. That's continued, an honest relationship, a business relationship, but also a friendship relationship which comes first."