Efron appears on the cover of the January/February 2008 issue of Details magazine. He talks about photos of him at the beach, the paparazzi, and Seventeen being created for him.
At that point it was inconceivable. I had no idea that anyone could ever care. That happens to, like, big stars. I woke up and my dad told me that I was in a newspaper on the beach—he made fun of me, he said I was ‘frollicking.’