Vanessa Hudgens’ Badass Tattoo

Vanessa Hudgens is officially inked! The 22-year-old Beastly actress revealed her new butterfly tattoo during an interview on the Late Show with David Letterman Wednesday night.

Hudgens explained how she’s wanted the tattoo, situated on the back of her neck, for years; butterfly means Vanessa in Latin.

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Now that her High School Musical days with Zac Efron are over, Hudgens wants to reinvent herself and leave her Disney reputation behind. She said:

It’s my very first tattoo, and I kind of feel like a badass now!

Check out photos of Hudgens arriving to her interview with Letterman.