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Vanessa Hudgens Covers Glamour UK & Hopes to Make a Film About Mother's Immigrant Story

Posted By: Danielle Domingo
Post Date: December 9, 2021

If you ever wonder where Vanessa Hudgens gets a bubbly personality, she definitely gets it from her mom! Gina Cuangco or Mamma G as she's called can light up a room based on snippets we get from Vanessa's socials. Vanessa shared with Glamour UK that she hopes to one day make a movie about her Filipina mother's immigrant journey.

She also tells the magazine how important it is to tell Mamma G's story. “It’s so important to share all the different stories because America is a massive melting pot, [just like the] world. There are so many different stories that need to be told so that we are exposed to them and can have more empathy towards different people.”

Vanessa encourages her mother to one day write about her life so she can turn it into a movie. Momma G's story is one of a young mother, raising Vanessa and younger sister Stella while navigating through a new country. Vanessa shared, "As an immigrant, coming into the States and not knowing anyone, I can’t even imagine how difficult and challenging that is and what challenges she faced as a woman. And my father was a firefighter, so he was gone for a week and home for a week."

With such a close family dynamic it's no wonder Vanessa wants to share it with everyone. It's a story many of us are familiar with coming from a longline of immigrant history. “I feel like that’s such a relatable story to so many women all over the world. The more that we can share, the more we can lift each other up.” Her main goal when taking on a project is to hopefully lift up others in the process. Our fingers are crossed and hope this all comes to together because we would love to see this!

Cover Photo Credit: Glamour UK Twitter

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