A man had illegally leaked her nude selfies to the National Enquirer , and the photos later appeared on the gossip forum Oh No They Didn't and websites like Perez Hilton. Today, everyone from prominent figures to casual Twitter users would rightfully criticize this behavior as sexist and unethical, but in , media piled on Hudgens. The Associated Press followed up with an article lambasting Hudgens for differing from her High School Musical character Gabriella: "Gabriella and Troy coo, they make googly eyes, they barely kiss. They certainly don't show off nude pictures. Compounded by media, the cultural expectation of Hudgens to be perfect like Gabriella, a fictional character in a universe where teens broke out in song and dance, was shattered by the leak.
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