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This Sharpay Theory Will Change Everything You Thought You Knew About "High School Musical"

SHARPAY DESERVED BETTER.

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In the High School Musical franchise, there's one fact we're all just supposed to accept: Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez are the HEROES while Sharpay Evans is the VILLAIN. But what if we've been wrong the whole time???

A Twitter user named @SHARPAYSAVICTIM wrote a very passionate thread explaining why Sharpay is, in fact, the victim of HSM, and it's honestly making me question everything I know.

IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING BUT IT'S FINALLY HERE,WHY SHARPAY EVANS WAS THE REAL VICTIM OF HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC:A THREAD

You should DEFINITELY read the entire brilliant thread in all its glory, but here is the *evidence* broken down point by point.

2. When Sharpay tells Gabriella and Troy to sign up to audition for "supporting roles," that is seen as a bitchy move — but they have NEVER been in a musical before, so that is just a reasonable place to start.

5. Sharpay asks Ms. Darbus to change the date of the callbacks because Troy and Gabriella should really get their PRIORITIES in order if they are going to be committed to theater.

7. And THEN they show up late AGAIN to the final audition, dressed in the wrong clothing. Oh, and Gabriella totally freezes, proving she has no fucking business being the star of a musical.

8. But suddenly theater is COOL because the hot JOCK guy is into it, even though people literally made fun of Sharpay for loving theater and making it her life's true passion.

11. So the real message of the first movie is: "If you're popular and you do everything, you're gonna be great at it, but if you dedicate your entire life to something you'll be seen as a villain and now you're the bad person."

12. Also, Sharpay is supposed to be some kind of terrible person but all she did was theater stuff, while Troy and Gabriella's supposed friends LITERALLY tried to sabotage their relationship.

20. Now, let's move on to Sharpay in HSM 3. Sharpay has moved on from the events of films 1 and 2. She focuses on her dreams and post-graduation goals and she gets a bunch of crap for it.

21. Troy and Gabriella convince everyone to be in this play even though they don't want to. And then Gabriella BAILS, which would be fine and all except she JUST broke up with Troy last movie for not hanging out with her.

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BTW, this proves Sharpay was RIGHT to test their commitment to THEATER in the first movie by moving the callbacks.

23. But Sharpay delivers a FLAWLESS and GODLY performance — and then Troy and Gabriella finally show up to "save the day" after Sharpay did the work and they get all the glory even though they totally ghosted.

Thank you AGAIN for bringing this important cause to light, @sharpayisavictim!

  1. So, are you convinced? Is Sharpay the victim?

    Yes, this changed EVERYTHING I believe in!
    Yes, but I've thought that FOR YEARS!
    No way, she's still the worst!

This Sharpay Theory Will Change Everything You Thought You Knew About "High School Musical"

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So, are you convinced? Is Sharpay the victim?
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    Yes, this changed EVERYTHING I believe in!
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    Yes, but I've thought that FOR YEARS!
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    No way, she's still the worst!

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