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Vanessa Hudgens gives her impassioned definition of feminism

Vanessa Hudgens has given an empowering interview about her stance on wearing bras and how she personally defines feminism. 

The High School Musical actress, 32, appeared on the cover of GLAMOUR UK’s December digital issue, where she stated: ‘Free the nipple! Bras are uncomfortable!’

In the interview she also explained that her personal definition of feminism is ‘being able to do whatever the hell you want’, as well as detailing her father’s death in 2016 and her stance on the Royal Family. 

Speaking out: Vanessa Hudgens has given an empowering interview about her stance on wearing bras and how she personally defines feminism

Vanessa looked nothing short of sensational in the dazzling cover shoot for the issue, as she slipped into a series of stunning ensembles. 

In one striking image, the actress wore a velvet tuxedo dress with silk lapels with a lengthy vampish manicure paired perfectly the look. 

It was her beauty stylings that stole the show however as she raven were slicked back with glittery powder worked through the roots. 

Speaking about her lingerie preferences, she said: ‘Free the nipple! Bras are uncomfortable. If you feel more comfortable and ready to take on the world in a bra, then by all means wear one. But for me personally, they’re just not comfortable.’

Liberation: The High School Musical actress, 32, appeared on the cover of GLAMOUR UK's December digital issue, where she stated: 'Free the nipple! Bras are uncomfortable!'

Liberation: The High School Musical actress, 32, appeared on the cover of GLAMOUR UK’s December digital issue, where she stated: ‘Free the nipple! Bras are uncomfortable!’

In her stances on feminism, Vanessa said: ‘Feminism to me means being able to do whatever the hell it is that you want to do and be supported…

‘We should have equal rights, we should have equal pay. It’s about supporting each other, lifting other women up so that we can achieve the things that we want to do.’ 

On seeing representation on-screen, Vanessa said: ‘My mom is from the Philippines, and growing up there weren’t really that many women who looked like me and my mom and my family on screen…

‘It’s so important to share all the different stories because America is a massive melting pot, [just like the] world.’

Wow! In the interview she also explained that her personal definition of feminism is 'being able to do whatever the hell you want'

Wow! In the interview she also explained that her personal definition of feminism is ‘being able to do whatever the hell you want’

Vanessa famously played Rizzo in Fox’s production of Grease:Live! the evening after her father Greg, passed away from stage 4 cancer in 2016 – something that was widely discussed at the time, yet Vanessa insisted it would always have happened. 

She recalled: ‘There was never a moment where I thought that I wouldn’t do [Grease: Live!] because my dad would want me to do it…

‘He gave so much time and energy into me achieving my dreams and for me to have a career where I can do what I love. So I felt like I needed to do it, because that’s what he would’ve wanted [me] to do.’ 

Way back when: Vanessa famously played Rizzo in Fox's production of Grease:Live! the evening after her father Greg, passed away from stage 4 cancer in 2016 - something that was widely discussed at the time

Way back when: Vanessa famously played Rizzo in Fox’s production of Grease:Live! the evening after her father Greg, passed away from stage 4 cancer in 2016 – something that was widely discussed at the time

On the Royals, she said: ‘I don’t really keep up with the royals, I would never want to be a royal… I enjoy living my life to the fullest…

‘The giving-back aspect of it, I think is really beautiful to be able to make such a significant change. And that’s something that I try to incorporate into my everyday life and my legacy, just working with organisations…

‘But yeah, the day-to-day of it all… I mean, I guess I already am under scrutiny being someone who is in front of the camera, but the royals have it on a whole other level. I… This just, it’s not for me.’

Read the full interview in the GLAMOUR UK December Digital Issue online now. 

Out and about: In her stances on feminism, Vanessa said: 'Feminism to me means being able to do whatever the hell it is that you want to do and be supported'

Out and about: In her stances on feminism, Vanessa said: ‘Feminism to me means being able to do whatever the hell it is that you want to do and be supported’

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