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.
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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. It's really f--ked up that people feel like they are entitled enough to share something that personal with the world," she told Cosmopolitan UK. There's almost — I don't want to say lack of respect because that sounds negative — but it just makes you feel like you know them even though you don't.
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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. Hudgens said people feel entitled to her personal information as an actor, but the pictures crossed a line. Years after the leak, her lawyer Christopher Wong said that the photos continued to "resurface. News Business World Sports. Sections U.
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.