When a naked picture of Vanessa Hudgens surfaced back in , there wasn't much public sympathy for the then-Disney Channel star. This was long before the massive celebrity nude photo hack of , and unlike those famous women, Vanessa wasn't perceived as a victim whose privacy had been grossly violated. The High School Musical star issued a heartfelt apology, and despite some initial backlash, didn't get the boot from the family-friendly Disney franchise. Years later, Vanessa would describe the scandal as "by far the worst moment of my career," telling Paper magazine, "That was just a really s--tty situation that sucked.
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.
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. We heard some story was going to break in the tabloids, and I was like, What?!? A few days later, the picture came out while I Was on vacation in Australia.
Photos of Vanessa Hudgens, one of the hottest girls in entertainment and one of the hottest Disney girls who went wild. Vanessa Hudgens is an American actress and singer. As a teenager, she starred as squeaky clean teen genius Gabriella Montez on the High School Musical film series. On two separate occasions, photos of Vanessa Hudgens appeared online, sullying her Disney Channel kid-friendly image but launching her into superstardom.