Jennifer Lawrence's Representatives Call Leaked Pics 'A Flagrant Violation Of Privacy'
A massive leak of seemingly hundreds of celebrity nude photos have hit that dark corner of the Internet, 4chan, with the biggest name among them the Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence.Other notable stars whose privacy has been violated in this new round of leaks include Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Hope Solo, and Krysten Ritter. For Jennifer Lawrence alone, Jezebel is reporting that the hacker claims to have 60 compromised photos of the starlet alone. While most of the affected celebrities have yet to respond to the news, Jennifer Lawrence's spokespeople have already spoken out, telling TMZ: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."
It's safe to assume that the authorities will take this situation as seriously as the last time this happened, when Christopher Chaney leaked dozens of private photos, including a few from Scarlett Johansson. The FBI got involved in the case and busted Chaney, who plead guilty to the charges levied against him and is serving a 10-year prison sentence.
Actress Victoria Justice has already spoken out on Twitter, denying that she's included in the hack's bounty:
These so called nudes of me are FAKE people. Let me nip this in the bud right now. *pun intended*— Victoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice) August 31, 2014
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has also responded over Twitter: