Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment. 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.
Vanessa Hudgens reflects on 2007 nude photo leak: 'It was a really traumatizing thing'
Vanessa Hudgens says nude picture hack was 'traumatizing'
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.
Vanessa Hudgens says 2007 nude picture hack was 'traumatizing'
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.
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.