Vanessa Hudgens Feels "Like a Soccer Mom" With New Haircut

Celebrity Style Jul. 19, 2011 AT 7:11PM
Vanessa Hudgens Feels "Like a Soccer Mom" With New Haircut Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images; Albert Michael/Startraksphoto.com

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On the set of her new flick Gimme Shelter, Vanessa Hudgens is practically unrecognizable in her pregnant-teen role. Besides being clad in baggy jeans and a hooded sweatshirt, the actress opted to skip the wig and instead chopped her brunette locks into a radically shorter 'do.

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"Oh man, it's really intense -- I'm still getting used to it," the actress, 22, told Access Hollywood on Monday. "Honestly, I kind of feel like a soccer mom, but we're going to let that go. There's nothing wrong with soccer moms, but I'm only 22! I miss [my hair,] believe me, I do, but there's nothing I can do about it."

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But unlike many A-list stars who went to the chopping block before her, Hudgens didn't hit up a pricey salon or enlist a celebrity hairstylist to cut her hair.

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"I grabbed the scissors and started cutting my actual hair," the High School Musical alum said. "Then my director decided that he was going to grab the scissors, and he grabs a chunk of my hair and just chops it"

In the upcoming drama film (due out in 2012), Hudgens plays a pregnant teenager who is forced to live on a city's downtrodden streets. She'll star opposite Brendan Fraser and Rosario Dawson.

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