Jennifer Lawrence opens up about what it’s really like to have your naked photos leaked...
Sadly public shaming has become part of being a female celebrity, with many high profile women having naked photographs of them sold and spread against their will, whether it’s a snap of them sunbathing topless or an intimate photo hacked from their phone.
From Kate Upton and Rihanna to Kirsten Dunst and even Kate Middleton, the list of high profile women that have been victims to nude photo scandals is endless, with 41-year-old Australian singer, Sia, being targeted by a naked photo scandal just last week, clapping back at the people trying to sell the photos by uploading them online for free herself.
One of the biggest nude photo scandals to date targeted Academy award winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, who in 2014 had her private photos hacked and a number of naked photos that she had taken for her boyfriend at the time, Nicholas Hoult, were splashed over the internet.
‘I feel like I got gangbanged by the fucking planet,’ Jennifer explained in an interview at The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter Podcast. ‘There was not one person in the world that is not capable of seeing these intimate photos of me.
The 27-year-old continued: ‘When the hacking thing happened – it was so unbelievably violating that you can’t even put into words. I think that I am still actually processing.’
Going on to explain why she didn’t go on to sue, Jennifer stated that it wouldn’t have accomplished anything, explaining how taking legal action wouldn’t get the photos erased.
‘None of that was going to bring me peace and none of that was going to bring my nude body back to me and Nick [Hoult], the person they were intended for.’