Vanessa Hudgens Revealed The "Wild" Moment She Saw A "High School Musical" Post About Gabriella And Realized It Was Actually About Olivia Rodrigo Instead Of Her

"It wasn't me, and I was like, '...I'm sorry?'"

Vanessa Hudgens has said she's a big fan of Olivia Rodrigo after she was asked about the star taking over the High School Musical role that gave them both their big break.

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Of course, Vanessa appeared on our screens as Gabriella Montez back in 2006 when High School Musical debuted on the Disney Channel.

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And she went on to reprise the role in the two sequels, securing her place in the Hollywood mainstream at the same time.

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Fast forward to late 2019 and the franchise was revived on Disney+ as High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, this time as a school who were acting out a play based on the original movies.

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Olivia stars as Nini, who would claim the role of Gabriella in the play. And of course, we all know what happened after Olivia made her break on the show — a couple of No. 1 hits, one of the biggest albums of 2021, and seven Grammy nominations.

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Appearing on the SAG Awards red carpet on Sunday, Vanessa was asked about Olivia taking on the role that helped boost her into the spotlight.

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"I mean, it's so wild," she told E! News. "I literally saw an Instagram post the other day that said 'Gabriella Montez' and it wasn't me, and I was like, '...I'm sorry?'"

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Vanessa continued: "But [Olivia's] incredible and I'm such a fan of hers — love her music — so it's amazing seeing [High School Musical] continue to live on."

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You can watch Vanessa's full interview with E! News here.