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'
Vanessa Hudgens says nude photo leak was 'really traumatizing'
The latter actress issued a response. Kardashian's rep declined comment. Spokespeople for Hudgens, Lavigne, Sobieski and Bell had no immediate comment. It is unclear if the photos resembling the stars are authentic or if and how the celebrities were hacked. More naked images of her surfaced online several times over the next few years. He said the stars were either victims of phishing scams or had had their passwords stolen because hackers had guessed their security questions correctly.
Vanessa Hudgens Reflects on Her 2007 Nude Photo Leak: 'It’s Really F*cked Up'
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.
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.