Vanessa Hudgens On New Short Haircut: I Feel Like A Soccer Mom!

Vanessa Hudgens appears on Access Hollywood Live on July 18, 2011 -- Access Hollywood

Vanessa Hudgens is still getting used to her new short hairdo, a cut that is making the young star feel well beyond her years.

"Oh man, it's really intense. I'm still getting used to it," she said of her new short hair, which she cut for her upcoming movie, "Gimme Shelter."

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"Honestly, I kind of feel like a soccer mom, but we're going to let that go," she explained to Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Monday's Access Hollywood Live . "There's nothing wrong with soccer moms, but I'm only 22!"

The actress was excited to take on the role - a character she referred as a "dream" - regardless of the style sacrifice.

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"I play this girl, who's like homeless and she doesn't care about her look very much. I kind of look like a boy throughout the whole movie," Vanessa explained.

When it came to hacking off her long locks, the actress and director Ron Krauss took matters into their own hands.

"I grabbed the scissors and started cutting my actual hair and then my director decided that he was going to grab the scissors, he grabs a chunk of my hair and just chops it," she explained.

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Adding, "I miss [my hair,] believe me, I do, but there's nothing I can do about it."

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