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Vanessa Hudgens Tried to Make Herself ‘As Ugly as Possible’ for Role in ‘Gimme Shelter’

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Everyone's buzzing about Vanessa Hudgens's new film "Gimme Shelter," and now the brunette beauty is opening up about her dramatic physical transformation for her role as Apple, a homeless 16-year-old mother-to-be who finds help at a shelter. In an interview with E! News, the 25-year-old star revealed that it was all about making herself look ugly.

The former Disney darling explained, "I put on 15 pounds, ate whatever I wanted. I'm not complaining. I cut off all my hair, which really set the tone. It was such a liberating thing and kind of reminded me, 'if I can do that, I can do this.' And then, I just kind of tried to make myself as ugly as possible, whether that was the way that I walked or my mannerisms or the tone of my voice."

Check out the vid to see Vanessa's transformation and be sure to tune in to "The Insider" on TV tonight for the latest in entertainment news.

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