Recently, the 28-year-old former actress, who appeared in Hannah Montana, Cheaper by the dozen and its sequel, and The pacifist asked Tik Tok to explain why she decided to stop playing.
Click inside to see what Morgan York shared …
“I started playing when I was 9, and from the start my mom said to me, ‘The second it doesn’t get fun or you want to quit, you can quit.’ Morgan explained in the video.
“I didn’t expect this to be a lifelong thing,” she continued. “I even remember, as a kid, trying to imagine myself as an adult actor and not seeing him.
Morgan said that once she started college she realized she didn’t want to continue her acting career, adding that she “would never come back”.
Now, Morgan enjoy life out of the spotlight as a fantasy novelist.
On all the questions she asked by fans on social media, Morgan says everyone always asks why she stopped playing.
“I think I also largely underestimated how much the outcry could result from it,” Morgan said of his decision to stop playing. “I thought I could just walk away and no one would ask me for the next 11 years of my life, ‘Why did you stop acting?’ But… it wasn’t fun anymore.
Morgan also shared that she had to sacrifice a lot when she spent all of her time working on sets.
“My passion for the theater didn’t outweigh all the costs, like all the time you have to spend away from your loved ones on sets and the constant control of the people watching you,” Morgan said. “And my passion for writing fiction, which existed as long as my passion for the theater, was just a lot stronger. It was something I liked the most.