More than a decade after her nude pictures were leaked, actress Vanessa Hudgens called the invasion of privacy "traumatizing," marking a reversal from her public apology at the time. The "High School Musical" star was 18 when the pictures leaked in and she faced public backlash, including accusations that she wasn't a good role model for her young Disney Channel fans. As the pictures circulated on the internet, Hudgens issued a public apology , saying she was "embarrassed over the situation" and regretted taking the photos. Yet her recent comments, which mark an about-face from her initial expression of regret, come after more people realize she was a victim of a crime. After actress Jennifer Lawrence's personal photos were posted on the message board 4chan in , a situation she defined as a "sex crime," more people displayed their support, signaling a change in societal attitudes. Perez Hilton, who initially shared Lawrence's pictures, issued an apology , stating that his actions were "wrong.
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Vanessa Hudgens Was Forced To Apologize For Her 2007 Photo Leak — Thankfully, Times Have Changed
Subscriber Account active since. Hudgens rose to fame playing Gabriella Montez in the "High School Musical" movies, and said she thought the leak could be the result of an extreme interest in the personal lives of celebrities. It feels like that shouldn't be the case, but unfortunately if enough people are interested, they're going to do everything they can to get to know as much about you as they can The actress also spoke about her experiences with the MeToo movement in Hollywood, telling Cosmo, "I have been in situations where I've been talked to in inappropriate ways, but right then, in that moment, I was the person to just say, 'No. Why would you say that?
Vanessa Hudgens has opened up about the scandal surrounding her naked photo leak, revealing she was traumatised by the drama. The High School Musical star was among the first celebrities whose private photos were hacked and exposed online over 12 years ago, and she still hates thinking about it. It feels like that shouldn't be the case, but unfortunately if enough people are interested, they're going to do everything they can to get to know as much about you as they can, which is flattering, I guess, but then people take it too far and end up divulging things that should be personal. The former Disney star said she didn't regret the world seeing the full-frontal shots, which she reportedly took to titillate then-boyfriend Zac Efron, at the time. Vanessa and Zac parted ways in after five years together.