Washington, Nov 29 : Singer-turned-actress Vanessa Hudgens has revealed that she was desperate to audition for American Idol but gave up the desire after signing up for the teen movie High School Musical.
The 18-year-old actress said that, in 2004 she was too young to follow her reality TV talent dream, as the minimum age required for auditioning was 16 years.
And, in the meanwhile, a role in the Disney teen movie franchise appeared and she jumped at the offer.
"I was 15 at the time ... and you had to be 16 to audition. So I thought, 'One more year,'" Contactmusic quoted her, as saying.
"Then, when I turned 16, High School Musical came along and I got to do it. So I thought I'd skip on American Idol," she added. (ANI)
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