Does this mean Disney can kiss goodbye High School Musical 3 of that ridiculously profitable showbiz, publishing, music, toy etc franchise? Just weeks after High School Musical 2 broke TV records, one of its teen stars, Vanessa Hudgens, apologized to fans today regretting that a nude photograph of her was taken, then leaked onto the Internet. What must Zac Efron think? What must Bob Iger think? (Quick, someone get smelling salts for the Disney prez.) UPDATE: In a statement, Disney indicated it would stick with the star. “Vanessa has apologized for what was obviously a lapse in judgment,” said Disney Channel spokeswoman Patti McTeague. “We hope she’s learned a valuable lesson.” The Disney rep said negotiations for the threequel’s cast and creative team continue. My previous: ‘High School Musical 2’ Breaks TV Records
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