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Ariana Grande says she's much 'cuter' than fake leaked 'nude pictures'

The singer was one of over 100 celebrities to have been embroiled in the hacking

Ariana Grande is “praying” for anyone who mistook the recently leaked naked pictures of her to be real.

She is, by her own admission, far “cuter” than the images show – or rather her “lil ass” is.

“To every1 going on about my “nudes” & my “m&g prices” neither are real! my lil ass is a lot cuter than that lmao & tour details r comin soon,” tweeted Grande.

The singer was one of over 100 celebrities to be the victim of a large-scale naked photo hacking, allegedly enabled by an iCloud leak. Other stars include Jennifer Lawrence, Cara Delevingne, Jessica Brown Findlay, Selena Gomez, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton, Victoria Justice and Kim Kardashian.

Grande and Justice dismissed the images as fakes, while a representative for Upton was "looking into" the pictures.

The person originally responsible for the circulation of the photos has said he is disappointed by the amount of money he received for the images.

The FBI is investigating the hacking.

Laura Eimiller, a spokesperson for the FBI, said the Bureau is “aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is addressing the matter”.

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“Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time,” she said in a statement.

Emma Watson – who has not fallen prey of the incident – has lamented the “lack of empathy” shown to victims, while Lena Dunham called the hacker a “sex offender”.