When Vanessa Hudgens 's nude photos were stolen and made public without her consent, it was , the star had just turned 18, and her career was skyrocketing thanks to her success in High School Musical. At the time, Vanessa apologized for the leak even though it certainly wasn't her fault. Now, with more than a decade to reflect, Vanessa talked about the leak with a different tone, recognizing it for what it was: a gross invasion of her privacy. Vanessa brought up an important line that so often gets crossed: Just because someone is in the public eye doesn't mean they owe it to fans to divulge everything about themselves, and they certainly don't owe it to anyone to reveal their bodies in ways they don't want to. Regardless of celebrity, each person can choose how, when, and to whom they want to show their body.
Vanessa Hudgens opens up about 'traumatizing' 2007 private photo leak
Vanessa Hudgens says nude picture hack was 'traumatizing'
Skip navigation! In , at the height of High School Musical fame, nude photos of Vanessa Hudgens leaked without her permission. In the years that have followed, stars like Jennifer Lawrence and former Representative Katie Hill , have also been victims of a nude photo leak. Hudgens theorized about why people feel so comfortable infringing on the privacy of celebs and other public figures. Since , 46 states, a U.
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.
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Back in September , a slew of nude photos of thenyear-old Vanessa Hudgens were leaked online, and the actress is reflecting on the horrible breach of privacy in a new interview with Cosmopolitan UK.