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.
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. They certainly don't show off nude pictures.
Vanessa Hudgens ' G-rated image could end up in the gutter. The "High School Musical" starlet has landed in the middle of yet another photo scandal that threatens to tarnish her already not-so-picture-perfect image -- this time reportedly with topless photos that surfaced on the web. The provocative self-portraits of what appear to be the actress were reportedly taken when she was underage and before her last photo controversy in when pictures surfaced showing the actress in various states of undress, Eonline. These new ones are actually old.
The Walt Disney Co. Vanessa Hudgens apologized Friday for the photos, which show her smiling as she posed naked and in underwear in a bedroom with a red curtain behind her. Hudgens, who played the brainy Gabriella in the first two made-for-cable TV movies, told her fans she was sorry. The bookworm Gabriella was the love interest of Troy, the basketball star played by pinup king Zac Efron. Hudgen is a superstar among the preteen set, and Disney has spun a wide merchandising net around the series with albums and concert tours.