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Vanessa Hudgens: I'm Afraid Of Myself When I Watch 'Gimme Shelter'

Vanessa Hudgens: I'm Afraid Of Myself When I Watch 'Gimme Shelter'

Vanessa Hudgens strikes a pose on the cover of Nylon magazine’s February 2014 issue.

Here’s what the 25-year-old Gimme Shelter star had to share with the mag:

On transforming into characters on screen: “I don’t think it’s ‘good girl gone bad.’ I think it’s more ‘girl growing into a woman and being passionate and taking choices.’ I have so much work to do, and I think I will always feel that way.”

On her role in Gimme Shelter: “It was the first time I really stepped out of my control zone, physically and material-wise. I’m a little afraid of myself when I watch it.”

On her future: “I know God’s plan for me is bigger than anything I could ever plan for myself. It allows me to not worry about the future or what other people think and just to be present and enjoy and try to shine as much as I can.”

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34 Responses to “Vanessa Hudgens: I'm Afraid Of Myself When I Watch 'Gimme Shelter'”

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  1. 1
    Ross Says:

    she is very bleh

  2. 2
    kassie Says:

    The only thing she’s good at is getting naked

  3. 3
    yuck Says:

    oh gross. her again. she looks very scary

  4. 4
    Cate Says:

    She is very religious isn’t she? From the reviews it appears her new movie is thinly veiled Christian and pro-life propaganda so I guess that is one of the reasons she chose it.

  5. 5
    Angel Says:

    It’s very obvious the first 3 commenters are the same person *cough* Nightwash *cough*. Anyway I’m really happy she’s on the cover of Nylon again. I always love their magazines :)

  6. 6
    JJ Says:

    Well, I’ve never posted here before, but I do know that the film is a not-so thinly veiled Catholic propaganda piece. The woman that is grandized in the film as being such a good woman, Kathy Difiore, runs a frightening anti-abortion operation in Englewood, New Jersey whose workers terrorize women that attempt to enter and use the services of a female medical clinic across the street. They call themselves “sidewalk counselors” but stand in front of the car doors, so the clients cannot get out of their cars,chase clients when they do get out, yell at the clients, and overall act like crazy people! And, Kathy’s business has rented a “sonogram on wheels” van, at the cost of $8,500 a month(!!) and invite the clients to get into the van and get a free sonogram! Haven’t we all learned from infancy never to get into a car with strangers??? Crazy!
    What does this have to do with Vanessa? She stars in a movie that puts this snake on a pedestal. Too bad Vanessa’s career has gone downhill to the point where she has no choice in roles. This was a bad move!

  7. 7
    Cate Says:

    @JJ: Goodness, I didn’t know that about the woman. That is disgusting. I loathe those bullying and intolerant ‘pro-life’ people who terrorise and intimidate women.

  8. 8
    tina Says:

    Let’s get this straight. Vanessa is an actress, she chose this role. I don’t care what you political agenda is if the role spoke to her, that her choice. The whole thing is about choice there is no way to make an informed decision about anything unless you have all the facts. Providing teen mothers with a choice is an admirable thing. I have a friend who made the choice to abort and till today she has nightmares about it. I don’t understand people who care more about the life of a chicken than they care about a child. People are idolized for being vegetarian or working with PETA but demonized for being pro-life?
    Don’t get me wrong I’m pro-choice but I’ve seen people using abortion as a form of birth control. They can’t be bothered to take a pill, get a shot or use a consumer but have no compunction about terminating a pregnancy. All that aside it’s a role and a good one. No one is up in arms about Leo playing a man who stole millions in fact he will probably get an Oscar for it. That’s the problem with people today to win adoration you have to use drugs or break laws.

  9. 9
    tina Says:

    Sorry that sb use a condom.

  10. 10
    Haters Suck! Says:

    I was hoping people would people would leave their politics out of this movie. I knew that was wishful thinking cause its happening anyway.

  11. 11
    Kelly martineau Says:

    Vanessa hardly goes to church. In the future get married to big lips and have lots of kids. Her career isn’t”t going anywhere.

  12. 12
    Haters Suck! Says:

    Youre one crazy loon lady. I don’t know what your problem is but I’m sure its a long word that’s hard to spell.

  13. 13
    maria Says:

    @JJ: This is Apple’s story. You can agree with her decisions or not personally, but it is her journey. Not a snake’s story. Would have been a different story if she chose to abort, now wouldn’t it? Leave your politics out of it.

  14. 14
    maria Says:

    @TheAmyNicholson: Surprise! Vanessa Hudgens is really good at playing a homeless, pregnant teenager.

  15. 15
    maria Says:

    Still, we’re drawn in because Hudgens is so good at making this wild child real.

    Hudgens has been trying to move past her Teen Vogue image for a while now, appearing in sexy, over-the-top pictures like “Sucker Punch” and “Machete Kills.” Last year’s deliberately sleazy, sneering “Spring Breakers” was the final declaration of independence.

    “Gimme Shelter” doesn’t go as far as the last film (it was actually shot two years ago). But it already shows signs of the actress Hudgens was interested in becoming, and her skill at walking that razor-sharp line between tender/tough, innocent/guilty.

    So nice to see those who appreciate the way she is growing as an actress!

  16. 16
    Nightwish Says:

    Wow, hudgens legs look so much shorter in that pic above than they do in the bongo ad lol

  17. 17
    Nightwish Says:

    @maria: that was definitely a paid review.

  18. 18
    yets Says:

    so proud of our girl.

  19. 19
    tina Says:

    She’s been consistently praised in the reviews. Can’t wait to see her in this.

  20. 20
    sasha Says:

    It is me Glamour . Hwz life NW and aunties?

  21. 21
    Nada Says:

    She’s awesome I love her!!

  22. 22
    Nightwish Says:

    @sasha: Their girl hudgens used this film as an opportunity to display her sheer angst and extreme desperation over fading into oblivion as an actress, and tortures any would be viewer with a 100 minute shrill, all caps display of morose thespianism. She’s under the impression that pushing the limit emotionally = good acting job, but majorly forgets that you also have to be likable and believable in the role. Ah hudgens… anything to get noticed, but you were literally way too scary and offputting for the performance to be parlayed into a future role dramatic or otherwise, unless its a short bit in a zombie flick (as a zombie) or a supporting role in a depressing drug addiction tv special they show to teens in schools for troubled youth. Whats really hilarious is some of the critics dont even realize how long ago this film was actually shot (2011). What was the director thinking? You dont make a super short 5’0″ woman gain a lot of weight for a role and cut her hair short, lest she look like a fat guy (or, and worse, uglify her face to the point where she is absolutely excruciating to watch. Even more forbidding for the project, forcing these requirements on an actress who is just flat out wrong for the role, how ever desperate she seems to succeed and well intentioned she is to cooperate. It just wont work.

  23. 23
    maria Says:

    @Nightwish: OMG. Stop the madness and leave her alone. Do you see her cast in every movie? Is she in every magazine? Is she at every event in Hollywood? No. There is room for all different actresses. Stop this shameless whining.

  24. 24
    maria Says:

    @sasha: Working hard? Nice to hear you’re alive and well.

  25. 25
    Jr Says:

    Why so you hate this girl so much? What did she ever do to you?

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