For the first two weeks of September , High School Musical actress Vanessa Hudgens battled the most intense controversy of her career. A man had illegally leaked her nude selfies to the National Enquirer , and the photos later appeared on the gossip forum Oh No They Didn't and websites like Perez Hilton. Today, everyone from prominent figures to casual Twitter users would rightfully criticize this behavior as sexist and unethical, but in , media piled on Hudgens. The Associated Press followed up with an article lambasting Hudgens for differing from her High School Musical character Gabriella: "Gabriella and Troy coo, they make googly eyes, they barely kiss.
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The former Disney star is perhaps better known for the nude photos that leaked in , when she was just 18, than any of her legitimate projects. Today, the actress tells Paper magazine that the nude photo leak was "by far the worst moment of my career. Hudgens clearly was never forced to sit through her movie "Beastly, " if she considers the photo leak to be her worst moment professionally, but we'll admit having private photos passed around online isn't anyone's idea of a good time. Now, at the age of 24, Hudgens has left all pretenses of a family-friendly image behind her and stars alongside Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine and James Franco in "Spring Breakers," due in theaters March The film follows four bikini-clad girls as they rob a fast-food restaurant in order to finance their spring break trip to Florida, and end up entangled with a drug dealer named Alien. While promoting the film, Hudgens has already revealed that shooting a threesome scene with Benson and Franco was "too much for [her] to handle," and that she had to watch topless girls make out on the beach , which provided an ultra-realistic background canvas to film against.
Vanessa Hudgens Talks About Dealing with Her Nude Photo Scandal
Vanessa Anne Hudgens born December 14, is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen , Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series —08 , which brought her significant mainstream success. Since the release of her studio albums and the High School Musical franchise, Hudgens has focused on her acting career. She has also played the title role in the Broadway musical Gigi in
On Sept. I am embarrassed over this situation and regret having ever taken these photos. I hope all my fans can learn from my mistake and make smart decisions.