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Vanessa Hudgens, the 18 year old "High School Musical" star, is being backed by thousands of her young fans after nude photos surfaced online. While it is unclear who took the photos and where they were shot, Hudgens has admitted that they are in fact her, and completely untouched. While there is a rumor that they were taken by Hudgens using a mirror and camera phone, this and other rumors have not been addressed.

While it seems that wholesome Disney would take dropping Hudgens from the HSM projects seriously, it appears that the company is standing behind her. Patti McTeague, Disney's spokeswoman, has stated: "Vanessa has apologized for what was obviously a lapse in judgment. We hope she's learned a valuable lesson." Thousands of Hudgens' young fans are backing her as well, but there are just as many out there who refuse to sympathize with the actress.

It is unclear at the moment if there will be a third installment of the record breaking "High School Musical" series, but the number of potential viewers could be affected by the scandal.