Theme park cast member stories: To all my Brazilian girlfriends
Written by Robert Niles
She was part of a Brazilian tour group - you could tell from the gold and green T-shirt that she wore, the same worn by hundreds of other teens in the Magic Kingdom that day. She walked up to me slowly, almost stumbling, glancing nervously back over her shoulder toward her friend with each step. They giggled.Tweet
"Picture?" she asked me, holding a camera in her hand.
Having done this, oh, about ten thousand times before, I immediately answered "yes" and reached for the camera, figuring I'd be taking a picture of the two teen girls.
Not so fast. The second girl sprang forward to snatch the camera, as the first girl turned and pasted herself to my side. Smile, flash, and they were gone. Giggling.
The other cast member working that parade crosswalk with me chuckled.
"So, what's your girlfriend's name?"
"Your new Brazilian girlfriend."
"I've never seen her before in my life. I have no idea even what her name is," I replied.
The other CM threw back her head and laughed so loudly that some of the folks waiting for that night's Electrical Parade turned to look.
"That's not what she's going to tell her friends back home!"
This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.
Previous article: No big surprises as Disney announces theme park expansions at D23
What's it like to work at Disney World?
Insider's Pick: Ever wondered what it would be like to work at the Walt Disney World Resort? Stories from a Theme Park Insider offers more than 100 pages of fun, insightful, and even sometimes touching stories from people who've worked at Disney World's Magic Kingdom. It's a great way to get in the mood for your next trip to Orlando, or just to keep the memories of a Disney World visit alive.
Top U.S. Theme Parks
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Other Top International Parks
Features, News and Advice
"Stories from a Theme Park Insider"
Connect with Theme Park Insider