A series of alleged uncensored photos of a famed Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has been making rounds in a highly used social networking site Twitter, since Sunday. Moreover, it also traveled across the webosphere in no time.
It was leaked online by a hacker who claimed to have a "master list" of images of 100 other starlets. Although, the nude images have been currently suspended from the platform, according to Mashable, a Twitter spokesperson didn't comment regarding on the deletion of the accounts in relation to the stolen images, but rather pointed out the service's rules page.
As far as the origin of the leaked nude images are concerned, it is said that it began spreading on 4Chan earlier in the day, where posters claimed that the images were the result of a hacker intrusion on a number of iCloud accounts and cell phones.
But it's not just Jennifer Lawrence who's been facing the intense impact with the leaked images but at the same time, accounts of celebrities such as Victoria Justice, Emily Browning, Kate Bosworth, Jenny McCarthy and Kate Upton have also been breached and manipulated likewise.
The biggest names on the list posted to 4Chan of alleged victims of the iCloud leak are Aly and AJ Michalka, Aubrey Plaza, Abby Elliott, Avril Lavigne, Amber Heard, Brie Larson, Candice Swanepoel, Cara Delevigne, Emily Ratjakowski, Farrah Abraham, Gabrielle Union, Hayden Pannettiere, Hope Solo, Hillary Duff, Jenny McCarthy, Kayley Cuoco, Kate Upton, Kate Bosworth, Keke Palmer, Kim Kardashian, Kirsten Dunst, Krysten Ritter, Lea Michele, Lizzy Caplan, Mary Kate Olsen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rihanna, Scarlet Johansson, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Wynona Ryder, Alison Brie and Dave Franco.
Anyways, coming back to Oscar-winning actress online Jennifer Lawrence's case, her representative has already filed a complaint with the authorities and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence, hence forth.
Here are few of the reactions on the Twitter regarding the leaks:
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
Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this. Feeling for everyone who got hacked.— Mary E. Winstead (@M_E_Winstead) August 31, 2014
Jennifer Lawrence's rep: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos."— Jennifer Lawrence (@JLdaily) August 31, 2014