Vanessa Hudgens has been quite busy since her High School Musical days, and some of that includes being accused of cultural appropriation. There are few cultures that the star hasn't used as a fashion statement, and fans have not held back at all in letting her know how they feel about it. Most recently, the star shared a photo on Snapchat with her new braids, writing "YAASS braids."
There are fans who are calling her out on it, even saying that she's traded in her career to appropriate other cultures.
Vanessa Hudgens quit music to pursue a career in appropriation pic.twitter.com/gO527q3B1N— bella vita (@drugproblem) October 24, 2016
Vanessa Hudgens quit music to pursue a career in appropriation pic.twitter.com/gO527q3B1N
Another fan called her out for a photo she shared on Instagram taken from a building of the Million Man March in which she used the hashtag #AllLivesMatter.
anyways vanessa hudgens CANCELLED pic.twitter.com/RRpQWcX7tC— helena (@mcustark) October 24, 2016
anyways vanessa hudgens CANCELLED pic.twitter.com/RRpQWcX7tC
Other fans of the actress are standing up for her though, sharing their thoughts on the situation and even saying that she looks "perfect" in the braids.
can y'all leave vanessa hudgens alone that girl doesn't hurt anybody 😰— foreverboy✨ (@hatecorey) October 24, 2016
can y'all leave vanessa hudgens alone that girl doesn't hurt anybody 😰
This has not been the first instance in which this happens to the Disney Channel star, so click through the gallery to see other cringeworthy looks the star has rocked through the years.
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The actress wore a dreamcatcher in her hair, and people are accusing her of appropriating Native American culture.