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.
Vanessa Hudgens Talks About Dealing with Her Nude Photo Scandal
Vanessa Hudgens Deserved Better After Her Nude Photo Leak - VICE
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. So I got to be away from L. But when I came back, it got kind of crazy.
The nude selfies, which purportedly show the actress in various poses, were leaked on the microblogging site on Saturday and are being widely shared and retweeted. Although it has not been confirmed that the photos show Vanessa, the explicit images, seen by Mirror Celeb, show a brunette woman with a striking resemblance to the star. Kim Kardashian also appears to have nude pictures circling the web - though it has not been confirmed that the explicit images circling Twitter are of her. In the snaps, seen by Mirror Celeb, a brunette woman can be seen taking private images of her breasts and bum with a silver Blackberry mobile phone in a luxury bathroom.