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Vanessa Hudgens, SELF magazine's May cover girl, has graduated to an Oscar appearance, a new -- darker -- movie role ("Bandslam," coming out this summer), and a home of her own.

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So what other revelations does Zac Efron's main squeeze have in store for us? Read some choice excerpts from the interview below, then snag the magazine to find out more -- on newsstands April 21.

On Her Stems:

"I have really strong legs. I inherited them from my dad, who has tree stumps for legs, basically. I've got big calves that look good. When I wear heels, it looks like I've worked out my legs a lot, which is why I love them. I also have a big, big big toe. I call it my goat toe. I can climb anything."

On Her Diet:

"The craziest food I've ever tried was fruit bat, a specialty in the Seychelles islands. They cooked it in red wine. It was really, really dark, grainy meat. It was quite frightening."

Photos: Vanessa Hudgens

On Self-Protection:

"I keep a Taser in my purse for self-defense. I'm moving into a house by myself, and it's scary."

On Strength:

"I'd like to do an action film where I could kick someone's ass. I want to be strong and empowered. I want to shock everybody."

On Her Celeb Crush:

"I'm in love with Angelina Jolie. Everything she does, I adore."

Forget Megan Fox -- sounds like little Vanessa Hudgens has her eye on being the next action heroine. It's about time for a "Rambo" remake and she does have the right hair for the part!


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