Isabella "Bella" Rose Hartley (born July 27, 1984) is an SimNationan singer, songwriter, philanthropist, and actress.
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Isabella Rose Hartley was born on July 27, 1984, in Isla Paradiso, SimNation to Wilbur and Violet Hartley (née Violet Parr). She has an older brother named Jason (born 1982) and a younger brother named Gabriel (born 1988). She was raised by a jewish parents, and although she considers herself as an agnostic woman, she made sure her children would learn to speak fluent hebrew at a young age.
Personality[edit | edit source]
Bella is a bit withdrawn and sensitive because she's a mermaid, meaning that she can be afraid to reveal herself, but cares deeply for her friends. Bella is also described as being a bubbly ball of energy that is easy to talk to.
Appearance[edit | edit source]
Bella has honey-blonde hair that cascades down past her shoulders. It appears to be a naturally wavy texture, as evidenced when she wears it loose. She often styles it by braiding it to the side. Usually, she wears it down. Bella's eyes are ocean blue, and she has a bronzed complexion. Bella has a slim yet curvaceous figure. She wears colors that reflect more earthy tones, such as greens, blacks, and flowery designs. Bella is never seen without her signature blue necklace.
Mermaid[edit | edit source]
When Bella come into contact with water, she grow long copper colored tail and a matching top. Her tail is covered in scales and end in a classic dolphin-shaped fluke. She also have a short dorsal fin running along the back of her tail from her waist to a little more than halfway down the tail. Once her body is completely dry, she turns back into human along with the outfit she was wearing before she transformed.
Powers[edit | edit source]
Bella's individual mermaid power is threefold, she can group together water particles to turn it into jelly, she can turn it solid hard with a fist gesture and waving her hand and she has the ability to explode water or jelly. Her power usually stops working after a few seconds, but if she concentrates on making it permanent, the water substance will remain in the same state forever.
Fame and Fans[edit | edit source]
Bella is a very famous singer in SimNation, and in other parts of the world, such as the US, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. She has a lot of fans, called "Hartories". She starred in some TV shows and films, but her main career is singing. In 2011, Bella and Justin broke up, due to an unknown reason. She developed depression and started to self-harm. She developed various eating disorders such as bulimia. In 2012, Bella went into a treatment centre to help with her issues, and after three months in treatment, she got out. In 2013, a short time after her release from treatment, she started to date the lead singer of the band R5, Ross Lynch.
As an Actress[edit | edit source]
She began her acting creer at the age of 7, on the kids show Barney & Friends, and stayed there for two seasons. Later, she played on the Disney channel's shorts series, As the Bell Rings as Charlotte Adams. She was later on the hit Disney channel movie, Camp Rock, on 2008, and it's sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam on 2010. On 2010 She also stared on her own Disney channel TV show, Sonny With a Chance, and did two more Disney channel movies, 16 Wishes and Radio Rebel, before leaving the channel to focus more on her music. On 2011 she voiced Smurfette on The Smurfs movie, as well in the 2nd film. She was a judge and a mentor on the second and third seasons of The X Factor. She guest starred 4 episodes of the fifth season of the hit TV show Glee. On 2015, she played the lead rule of Gigi in the FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and also sang ten songs in the show's soundtrack. Hartley would give her voice to the Character of Lenore in Charming (2016) and would return to the role of Smurfette in Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017). She would star in the live adaptation of the 1994 cartoon film The Swan Princess as Princess Odette, and in the film adaptation of the book After as Tessa Young.
As a Singer[edit | edit source]
Bella is a very talented singer, and has been singing since she was a kid. Her musical genres are mostly soft rock, and pop-rock. She was in her school's choir. In her last year in school, she released her first album, "Don't Forget". A year later, another album came out, "Here We Go Again". Two years later, her third album "Unbroken" came out. In the beginning of 2013, she released her forth album, simply called "Bella". On 2014, she released two more EPs, the edgier "One" and the platinum seller "Bella Hartley", both with big hits as "Hit Me Up" and "Mulholland Drive". Later on summer 2015, she announced about the single "Cool for the Summer" from her upcoming fifth album, "Confident". Her sixth album, "Infatuation", was released in 2016. Hartley stated pop singers Kesha and Carly Rae Jepsen as her musical inspiration.
Discography[edit | edit source]
Main article: Bella Hartley discography
- Don't Forget (2008)
- Here We Go Again (2009)
- Unbroken (2011)
- Bella (2013)
- Confident (2015)
- Infatuation (2016)
- Tell Me You Love Me (2017)
EPs (Extended Plays)
- Be Like a Popstar (2004)
- One (2014)
- Bella Hartley (2015)
- Fairest of Them All (2015)
- Camp Rock (2008; 4 songs)
- Sonny with a Chance (2009; 4 songs)
- Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010; 9 songs)
- 16 Wishes (2010; 2 songs)
- H2O: Just Add Water (2011; 12 songs)
- Radio Rebel (2012; 3 songs)
- Glee Sings the Beatles (2013; 1 song)
- The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013; 1 song)
- Frozen (2013; 1 song)
- Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll: The Music (2015; 10 songs)
- Angry Birds: The Movie (2016; 1 song)
- The Swan Princess (2017; 9 songs)
Tours[edit | edit source]
- Bella Hartley: Live in Concert (2009–10)
- A Special Night with Bella Hartley (2011–13)
- The Neon Lights Tour (2014)
- Bella World Tour (2014)
- Future Now: The Tour (2016) with R5
- Wet and Wild Tour (2016) (Australia only)
Cosmetics[edit | edit source]
- Feel The Power (2013)
- Rose by Bella (2014)
Books[edit | edit source]
- Staying Strong: A Journal (2014)
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|"As the Bell Rings"||2007||Charlotte Adams||Main role (Season 1)|
|"Camp Rock"||2008||Mitchie Torres||TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)|
|"Princess Protection Program"||2009||Princess Rosalinda/Rosie Gonzalez||TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)|
|"H2O: Just Add Water"||2009–10||Herself||Lead role|
|"Sonny with a Chance"||2009–11||Sonny Munroe||Lead role; Disney Channel Original Series|
|"Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam"||2010||Mitchie Torres||TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)|
|"16 Wishes"||2010||Abigail "Abby" Jensen||TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)|
|"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour"||2011||Stefani Howard||"Wrong Number" (Season 1, Episode 16)|
|"Bella Hartley: Stay Strong"||2012||Herself||MTV Documentary|
|"Radio Rebel"||2012||Tara Adams||TV film (Disney Channel Original Movie)|
|"Austin & Ally"||2012||Jessie Prescott||"Austin & Jessie & Ally All Star New Year" (season 2: episode 6)|
|"The X Factor"||2012–13||Herself||Judge/mentor|
|"The Smurfs 2"||2013||Smurfette||Voice|
|"Glee"||2013-14||Danielle "Dani"||Recurring role; season 5 (4 episodes)|
|"From Dusk till Dawn"||2015||Maia||Guest star|
|"Smurfs: The Lost Village"||2017||Smurfette||Voice|
|"The Swan Princess"||Princess Odette||Live version actress|
Relationships[edit | edit source]
Justin Russo[edit | edit source]
Justin and Bella were married for two years, in which they had a son together, named Chris. On 2011, reports surfaced that Russo had physically assaulted her. He was arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats. On March 5, 2011, Russo was charged with assault and making criminal threats. On June 22, 2011, Russo pleaded guilty to felony assault. Russo received five years probation and was ordered to stay fifty yards (46 meters) away from Hartley, unless at public events, which then would be reduced to ten yards (nine meters). As a result from the incident, she was driven into depression and was self-harming. She developed an eating disorder and she checked herself into rehab. After three mouths in treatment, she got out. Worried of her mental state, a judge has decided that their son, Chris, would stay with father, but would be allowed to see his mother at any time.
Ross Lynch[edit | edit source]
On 2014, short time after her release from the treatment center, Bella started to date with the lead singer of the band R5, Ross Lynch. After time the couple announced they're waiting for a baby. Then the twins Jasmin and Jake came out. Then, Ross proposed Bella to marry him and the couple got married on March 21, 2015. Later that year, they announced they're waiting for another baby girl. On May 11, 2015, a series of pictures got online and featured ostensibly Lynch kissing and holding hands with the Australian actress Courtney Eaton. No reply from Hartley or Lynch has received yet.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- While the original character is based on Isabella Hartley from "H2O: Just Add Water", it was influenced directly and/or indirectly by Demi Lovato, Debby Ryan, Kate Alexa, Elizabeth Gillies, Indiana Evans, Lilly Singh, Gia Farrell, Wizards of Waverly Place, Mako Mermaids, Teen Wolf, Jurassic Park, Good Luck Charlie, The Incredibles, The Little Mermaids, Meet The Robinsons & The Suite Life on Deck. All rights reserved to the original creators, owners and/or presona(s).
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