Jennifer Lawrence Speaks on Photo Hacking Saga [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 2 years ago
Jennifer Lawrence Speaks on Photo Hacking Saga [WATCH VIDEO]

Jennifer Lawrence has ultimately broken her silence in the first public comments since numerous of explicit celebrity photos were stolen by hackers. Keep reading to find out the details of the Jennifer Lawrence reaction on biggest celebrity hacking scandal in showbiz history.

Speaking to Vanity Fair, the 24-year-old Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence has called the larceny and publication of nude photos of her a “sex crime” and the group who leaked naked photos of her online is guilty of a sex crime. Dozens of private pictures of the “Hunger Games” actress along with Ariana Grande (“Sam and Kat”), Cara Delevingne, Kate Bosworth (“Superman Returns”), Selena Gomez (“Spring Breakers”), Vanessa Hudgens (“Beastly”), Kate Upton (“The Other Woman”), Kirsten Dunst (“Melancholia”) and Kaley Cuoco (“The Big Bang Theory”), as well as,  many other were hacked and released on the web in September.


“I was just so afraid. I didn’t know how this would affect my career,” stated Lawrence at the start of the  interview with Vanity Fair contributing Editor Sam Kashner.stated Lawrence at the start of the  interview with Vanity Fair contributing Editor Sam Kashner.

“It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime,” “It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting.”“The law needs to be changed, and we need to change. That’s why these websites are responsible. Just the fact that somebody can be sexually exploited and violated, and the first thought that crosses somebody’s mind is to make a profit from it. It’s so beyond me. I just can’t imagine being that detached from humanity. I can’t imagine being that thoughtless and careless and so empty inside,” said Lawrence.

Nude photos of Lawrence were stolen from the actor’s Apple iCloud account and published by hackers on the website 4chan, along with naked photos of around 100 other female celebrities.

In the interview, Lawrence put across a sense of resentment and infringement not just with the hackers but held people who view the images equally responsible in the crime. In 3,000-word piece, Lawrence speaks comprehensively about an array of topics, including relationship and career.

Lawrence, 24, gained celebrity status following her breakthrough role in backwoods drama “Winter’s Bone” in 2010. She received an  Oscar nomination as Best Actress for her role in the said movie.  She followed this with a win in the best actress category for 2012’s “Silver Linings Playbook.” She received third Oscar nomination in her follow-up with director David O Russell in the movie “American Hustle” in 2013.

She won two Golden Globe Awards, Best Actress – Musical or Comedy for “Silver Linings Playbook,”  (2012) and Best Supporting Actress for “American Hustle,” (2013). She has won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “American Hustle.”

She is also a cast member in two successful franchises – “The Hunger Games,” and “X-Men.” She has been in a relationship with her X-Men co-star Nicholas Hoult until their split earlier in this year.  Lawrence appears on the cover of Vanity Fair’s November issue.

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