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 — , 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.
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Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines for Jan. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. The former Disney star was just 18 years old at the time and now, at 31, she's reflecting on the "really f--ked up" ordeal she went through and why she originally took the blame for it.
In , the former Disney star had her privacy breached when nude photos of her were leaked online after he phone was hacked. Hudgens, who rose to fame in the first High School Musical film in , went on to discuss the MeToo movement and her own experience in the industry. I take good care of myself. I know the things that matter the most - I do love my job, but my job isn't everything. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium.
At the time, Hudgens released the following statement to the press:. I am embarrassed over this situation and regret having ever taken these photos. I am thankful for the support of my family and friends.