Jennifer Lawrence and 100 other celebrities have become victims of nude photo scandal. The Oscar winning actress' racy pictures have been released on 4chan online forum by a hacker who claimed that the pictures were stolen from their iCloud accounts.
It is reported that the actress is worried that the alleged photo leak might affect her film career.
Jennifer Lawrence is said to horrified and worried about her upcoming film roles, according to a report by Hollywoodlife. The actress worked hard to make it big in Hollywood, took up challenging roles before winning her first academy award for her pathbreaking role in "Silver Linings Playbook."
Moreover, it has also been said that Lawrence's leaked pictures are real and are stolen from her phone via iCloud.
"This is a flagrant violation of privacy," Lawrence's rep said in a statement to the Website, adding, "The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."
Many fans of the "Hunger Games" star took to Twitter to support her after her representative confirmed that the photos were genuine. Thousand of fans posted their message on twitter with the hashtag # WeSupportYouJenniferLawrence.
Here are some Twitter reactions:
I'm not Jennifer Lawrence's biggest fan, but ugh, the poor girl....
— TAR(A)DIS (@Am3liePoulain) September 1, 2014
If you consider yourself a fan of Jennifer Lawrence, please don't look up those images. Please don't support a criminal. — Candice (@candysomething) August 31, 2014
I really hope that Jennifer Lawrence has the support from her friends and family #JenniferLawrenceWeSupportYou ❤
— Joyce (@Joyceeee_T) September 2, 2014
Moreover, there are many media outlets which have condemned the "privacy breach" and has called it a blatant case of crime.
A similar kind of event look place in 2011 when a hacker called Christopher Chaney hacked into email accounts of celebrities, including Mila Kunis, Scarlett Johansson and Christina Aguilera. He cracked their mail usernames and passwords and eavesdropped their personal information for over a year before getting caught and prosecuted. He is currently serving a ten-year jail term. FBI is still probing the 4chan scandal and it is speculated that the hacker would be prosecuted.
Other celebs, who have become victim of the nude photo scandal, include Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Mary Kate Olsen, Cara Delevingne, Kate Bosworth, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst and Kaley Cucoo.