The 19-year-old actress has spent a lot of time growing up in front of the cameras, having worked in the industry since she could barely walk.
But she’s still not used to the celebrity gossip limelight.
She blames the paparazzi for ruining her relationships, most notably the one she had with Heroes co-star Milo Ventimiglia. Panettiere said she’s pissed by the endless cycle of the public craving details about celebs, and the paparazzi who feed it.
Not that she plays into this by posing in Details or anything.
Hayden at the Teen Choice Awards, hating having her photo taken.
“It’s very, very difficult and people have no idea what they do to peoples’ relationships. They destroy them. The paparazzi and the public,” she told Company.
“The public wants to read about your personal life, and the paparazzi give it to them by nosing into your personal life and saying things that are horrible.”
Sure, she's got a point. But she also dated a 30-year-old guy when she was 18, and stars on a hugely successful show. That's going to attract some attention.
Since breaking up with Milo, she has been linked to British TV presenter Steve Jones (age 32, for those keeping score). She's sported some bikinis and a misspelled tattoo lately, both of which are going to be magnets for attention, too!