Vanessa Hudgens got 'mean' dating Zac Efron
Vanessa Hudgens says dating Zac Efron made her "really mean".
The 26-year-old actress - who was in a relationship with her 'High School Musical' co-star for three years until 2010 - admits she grew increasingly "fed up" with the female attention her then-boyfriend constantly received and couldn't help but be hostile to his admirers.
She said: "I went through a phase when I was really mean because I was so fed up.
"Girls were running after him, and I was giving them death stares."
However, Vanessa soon realised she had adopted the wrong attitude.
She added: "Then I realised that's not what that's about. 'Spread the love, be a good person, they support you, be nice. "
The 'Spring Breakers' star - who is now in a relationship with actor Austin Butler - also confessed to being a "definite hippy" who loves dancing half-naked in public.
She told the New York Times newspaper: "I'm a definite hippy.
"I'm literally my happiest self when I'm dancing half naked on a grass field listening to Led Zeppelin."
And Vanessa credits Austin with helping restore her Christian faith and they are regular attendees at Hillsong, a church known for its flashing lights, club-like atmosphere and video production.
She said:"It feels like Arcade Fire -- it's epic like that. They really focus on you having your own personal relationship with Jesus, which is wonderful."