Jennifer Lawrence nude photos: Actress's Wikipedia page 'hacked' with explicit images

The pictures were deleted within 20 minutes of posting

Ella Alexander
Wednesday 08 October 2014 16:56
Photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence were published on the internet
Photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence were published on the internet

Jennifer Lawrence’s Wikipedia page was hacked into last night to display two of the leaked naked pictures originally circulated on 4Chan in August.

The images were deleted within 20 minutes.

According to feminist blog Jezebel reports that the account was not associated with any Wikipedia editors, but was rather a sock puppet – a fake page made to look like it’s legitimate.

A spokesperson for Wikipedia could not be reached.

Yesterday, Lawrence spoke for the first time about the large-scale hacking, branding it a "sex crime". She was 1 of over 100 celebrities to have been targeted, with other names including Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Cara Delevingne, Victoria Justice, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton and Ariana Grande.

The FBI and Apple are both conducting investigations into the apparent widespread invasion of personal accounts thought to be connected to the iCloud service.

In September, a second wave of naked images, thought to depict female stars including Kim Kardashian and Rihanna, emerged online.

Earlier this week, Nick Hogan became the first male victim to be targeted.

"It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime," Lawrence told Vanity Fair. "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."

She also reprimanded anyone who had looked at the pictures.

"You should cower with shame," she continued. "Even people who I know and love say, 'Oh, yeah, I looked at the pictures.' I don’t want to get mad, but at the same time I’m thinking, I didn’t tell you that you could look at my naked body."

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