Vanessa has learnt to be tough since naked photos scandal

Vanessa Hudgens had to endure the humiliation of naked pictures of her popping up on the internet when she was a teenager.

In September 2007, Vanessa released a formal statement through her rep, saying: ‘I want to apologise to my fans, whose support and trust means the world to me. I am embarrassed over this situation and regret having ever taken these photos.’

The former High School Musical star is still living it down.

Yes [it’s embarrassing],’ says Vanessa, 24.

Because whenever anybody asks me would I do nudity in a film, if I say that it’s something I’m not comfortable with, they say, “Bullsh*t, you’ve already done it.”‘

But Vanessa, who recently shed her clean-cut image for good alongside Selena Gomez in X-rated movie Spring Breakers, says she’s learned to toughen up.

I knew there was a little fighter inside me,’ the actress tells The Ticket.

There has to be if you’re in this business.’

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Anna Francis