After working there for four years, Vanessa left the job in 2007.
By the time I hit high school I was definitely a party girl.
She says that some aspects of her new found fame have been very difficult to deal with, including strangers criticising her looks and calling her both 'fat' and 'ugly' 'I'm not a celebrity but I do get a taste of what they have to go through - I have strangers calling me a whore, people calling me fat, people calling me ugly, people saying just about any mean thing you could say.
She said: 'What I make in six seconds would take me four months to make as a teaching assistant.
Jessica, who played Vanessa Abrams on Gossip Girl, and her boyfriend into the world on January 11.
Jessica says that twerking is just another form of dancing and that she wants people to be more open-minded about it 'As a parent I still see her as my little girl, I don't see her as an adult.