Vanessa Hudgens: ‘Dating Zac Efron made me mean’

She speaks out about her relationship with Zac for the first time in years.


by Maria Vallahis |
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Vanessa Hudgens, who starred in High School Musical with Zac Efron, has said he turned her into a ‘mean’ person whilst they were dating.

The 26-year-old Zac dated for about five years and admits she found herself changing whenever she encountered any of his female fans.


Vanessa told The New York Times: “I went through a phase when I was really mean because I was so fed up.

“Girls were running after him, and I was giving them death stares. Then I realised that's not what that's about.

“Spread the love, be a good person, they support you, be nice.”

Vanessa with Zac in 2010.
Vanessa with Zac in 2010.

During her interview the actress also revealed that her and current boyfriend, Austin Butler are followers of Hillsong Church.

She spoke of the Pentecostal super-church services, and said: “It feels like Arcade Fire - it's epic like that.

“They really focus on you having your own personal relationship with Jesus, which is wonderful.”

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