Zac Efron, star of High School Musical and the stunning tour de force 17 Again, is said to be suffering from a serious addiction to games.
In fact it's so serious, reports Contact Music, his relationship with HSM co-star Vanessa Hudgens is on the brink of collapse.
"Vanessa has hardly seen him," said a source. "He talks more to his friends online, while blasting away at aliens or whatever, than to her."
You would think Hudgens wouldn't be so ungrateful considering she's lucky to have Efron even looking twice at her especially when he could do so much better e.g. perhaps a woman who not only likes playing games but has made an entire career out of knowing things about them and writing them down on the internet. But no.
"Vanessa has even tried joining in but her boredom threshold is a lot shorter than Zac's," the source said. "She's on the verge of saying, 'It's either me or the Xbox.'" [Or me AND the Xbox - dep ed.]
Hudgens has recently been on location filming Sucker Punch, the new action thriller from renowned director Zack Snyder. Sucker Punch is of course also the name of the studio behind the Sly Raccoon series and PS3 exclusive InFamous, an irony which is likely to be lost on Hudgens.
May your bright, bright star shine on, Efron.