Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande Among Celebrities Exposed in Massive Nude Photo Leak

Nude photos of several high-profile stars, including “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Kirsten Dunst, leaked online Sunday in one of the biggest celebrity hacking scandals in recent memory.

The pictures first appeared on image-sharing site 4chan and show most of the celebrities nude or partially dressed and were likely stolen from cell phones or e-mail accounts.

A spokesperson for Lawrence confirmed the photos were real and blasted the hackers for their “flagrant violation of privacy.”

“The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence,” her representative warned.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, another actress exposed in the leak, immediately took to Twitter to denounce the images.

A total of 101 celebrities were purportedly hacked in the breach, although it’s unclear how many of the circulating photos were real. Actress Victoria Justice insisted that her photos were fake while other stars such as Lena Dunham rebuked the privacy infringement on Twitter.

Other names on the list include Aubrey Plaza, Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, Rihanna, Lea Michele, Hillary Duff, Cat Deeley and U.S. soccer star Hope Solo.

See More: Celebrities Targeted in Nude Photo Leak (Full List)

As the authorities try to determine how the risqué photos surfaced online, one thing is clear: entertainers have become a favorite target for hackers.

In 2012, a judge sentenced Christopher Cheney to 10 years in federal prison for stealing nude photos and personal information from the e-mail accounts of several high-profile celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis and Christina Aguilera.

“Just because you’re an actor or make films, or whatever, doesn’t mean you’re not entitled to your own personal privacy,” Johansson told CNN after the incident.

Other victims of data theft include “Mad Men” star Christina Hendricks, Blake Lively, Vanessa Hudgens, “Twilight” actress Ashley Green and Olivia Munn.

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  1. Sophie says:

    Stop Putin before he really gets going and we have a chance that the Russian generals will simply refuse to follow Putins orders.

  2. Noah says:

    And when you have finished your anti- Russian rant , can we assume you will be putting on some webbing to demonstrate the strength of your anti – Russian commitment?

  3. Johanna says:

    It seems to me that you are at risk if you are in any way critical of the Kremlin elite either by murder or imprisonment. We just have to look at the records over the Putin years to see how many people have been shot, poisoned, hung, or found guilty of fraud after having some association with Mr P and having fallen out with him. It would naiive not to think that the Kremlin has had some hand in those peoples’ demise? Of course I can’t prove it and even if I could there’s nothing I could do about it. So I hope that one day, like the monster Stalin, the scent Russian people see that they are being ruled by a tyrant – elected fraudulently and holding on to power in similar vein to Mugabe.

  4. Judging by the way these people dress and present themselves, I am puzzled as to why they are ‘shocked’.

    In other words, no BFD.

  5. Maryann says:

    So, regarding the violation of privacy of the celebrities involved in the nude photograph scandal; if they were receiving money from the low life’s viewing their “private” photos, I guess that would make it alright!!!! Probably no more than we have all seen for the price of a movie ticket or video download!!!!!!!

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  8. jay says:

    we should respect their privacy..
    this is really sad!

  9. Alan Cagle says:

    I did not know how to post to the web and my wife will not let me get on Facebook, so I am sending my thoughts on the celebrity photo hacker. If a leaker posted nude photos of 100 random women, could you imagine the fury. However these celebrity women have the financial resources to make a difference. They could throw money into a pot and tell anyone, get that hacker, dead or alive and the pot is yours. I believe some one would try.

  10. srvwp2013 says:

    498 Comments must not and cannot be wrong. No one wants to see these “actors” anyway. Money talks, and wallets have closed. A 15% DECLINE in Box Office is proof that the “movie business” sector of the “Entertainment Industry” is, if not dead, at least dying. It is a turn of the century industry in a world that has already experienced another turn into another century. These people are engaged in an industry to which most people no longer pay attention. The whole “Hollywood crowd” is as insecure as a scalded cat anyway, and attention is its life blood. So essentially these are dead people “working” in a dying industry. These “actors” must be very minimally developed brain-wise and as “human beings.” One of the problems with these folks is that their “education” –whether in acting class, drama school, stand-up– or whatever such a limited curriculum has only given them an education in acting — not an education in real life.

  11. Paul Siragusa says:

    Lena Dunham must be kidding. There is nothing more sexually offensive than her gratuitous nudity on her HBO show. Celebrities take compromising photos of themselves w/their iPhones – then when they get ‘leaked’ to the web they’re all prissy and indignant. All anyone has been talking about the past 3 days is Jennifer Lawrence – there are a lot more important things going on in the world than the overblown reaction to her 20-something stupidity.

  12. TONY says:

    Well dummies, thats what you get for taking nude pics and putting on the web!
    DUMMIES!

  13. Barb says:

    BooHoo, if you don’t want nude pictures of yourself on the web then don’t take them and put them on the internet.

  14. filmsharks says:

    There are probably nudes galore of Lena Dunham on social media but nobody cares. She’s so annoying and irrelevant to this hacking scandal.

  15. Ray says:

    Let me see if I got this correct, they willingly took off their own clothes, no one held a gun to their heads, and now THEY are being self-righteous about having THEIR nude pictures on the internet? Now doesn’t that just beat all! Would love to see Taylor Swift and Kate Upon as well as Katie Perry!!!

  16. How is it that there are nude photos of celebrities stored somewhere in the world that someone could find them in the first place? Who has nude photos on file that they DON’T want people to see?

  17. bluesky says:

    No one bothered to post hers did they?

  18. Jeremy says:

    They are all the people who do nude pictures and share them with the whole world anyway so no big deal. They all seem proud to show off any other time. Just check the tabloids.

  19. authorjr says:

    hahaha, that is what you get. You don’t have a private life. It is non existent. How do you want to be a celebrity and have a private life. It’s not possible. Stop your lawyers right now, while you still can.

  20. Czarchoholic says:

    Who cares with all the other crap going on in the world.

  21. KAH says:

    And, ugh!, they are making self righteous comments!! We must be in purgatory.

  22. KAH says:

    WHY??? are they taking pictures of themselves in the nude? It’s both laughable and pathetic.

  23. tom says:

    10yrs?
    There are MURDERERS and RAPISTS who dont get 10years.

  24. Testcase says:

    play stupid games win stupid prizes

  25. Bill says:

    Be real. They aren’t upset they got posted, they’re upset they didn’t get PAID for it.

  26. damion says:

    once you put it online…it’s there forever….only idiots or publicity mongers would post pic’s of themselves nude, anyway…oh…and who cares???

  27. stonehillady says:

    Just another hoax to keep the braindead from the real news, what the heck is any sane person putting nude pictures of themselves on the internet, only a pervert would do this but then that describes the Hollywood Crowd..

  28. Everett Walker says:

    Ive heard of two or three of these people.Don’t know where the pictures are. Don’t much care but i kind of wonder why they are getting naked pictures take of themselves if they don’t want people looking at them.

  29. NBOB says:

    I don’t see how individual accounts of hundreds of people could be hacked.. and all find nude pictures.. these pictures must have been on some private sharing site to start with so the Hollywood people all could look at themselves.

  30. Cleo says:

    First of all, 101 celebrities?? Why are they all walking around nekkid having pictures taken of themselves? Second, Lena Dunham is probably just jealous that she wasn’t hacked.

  31. W. Orrin Eldred II says:

    Don’t take nude photos of yourself or put them on something that can be hacked. They you will have no problem.

  32. houx says:

    Their fault for taking their clothes off in the first place. Desperate women to get into movies will do just about anything. I hope the photos are not photoshop so the public can see all their fat, flaws, and moles.

  33. wildbill6996 says:

    If you NEVER poses nude, then you wouldn’t be concerned !!!

  34. methenergy says:

    Anyone stupid enough to send nude pictures over the internet, social media, or cell phones I have zero pity for. The NSA has them all anyway. What morons.

  35. Jared Nelson says:

    Lena Dunham? Seriously?? We’re going to get lectures from someone who won’t keep her unsightly, bare, cottage-cheese *ss out of our view on the evils of nude photos??

  36. alwyr says:

    1. Drudge Report today: Putin says he can ‘take Kiev within 14 days’…. (World reaction: “YAAwwwnnn”)
    2. Photos of Hollywood bimbos made public: OMG!…OMG!…OMG!…OMG!…OMG!…OMG!

    Please Note: As far as Hollywood bimbos (and other Hollywood stars) are concerned, there is NO SUCH THING as bad publicity….There is only ‘publicity’.

    You VOLUNTARILY put nude photos up into ‘The Cloud’???..Then please don’t pretend you’re ‘DEVASTATED’ when they get hacked.

    • houx says:

      Putin says he can ‘take Kiev within 14 days. Finally some good news. I hope he takes the borders back to 1885. Shut those Ukraine’s up for once, Nothing but trouble. Team PUTIN.

  37. S Gibson says:

    Posting photos of naked Hollywood actresses is an outrage ! It’s an outrage because I can’t find any of the naked photos yet.

  38. DocDave88 says:

    Oh, this is just TOO good. Are these the same clowns who have been singing the praises of Bradley Manning or Edweird Snowball who actually stole and released actual data that had an actual impact on actual people? Not nearly so funny when it’s you, is it clowns.

  39. tampajoey says:

    How’s that iSpy phone working out for you now? I hope they sue Apple into the ground.

  40. srw says:

    All you have to do is watch these “award” shows and see all these babes tripping up the red carpet in little or see thru garments . Check out pictures of these “stars” on beaches. Sorry if you put a picture of yourself for some reason, be prepared someday it will be where you do not want it.

  41. john smith says:

    um you send nudes across the net encrypted or not what do you think would happen, here is a thought don’t upload or send nudes and you would have nothing to worry about.

  42. Jim Flack says:

    I saw all the images on the 4chan web site last night when this story broke. I’ve always been a big fan of Kate Upton because she handled herself with class. So now I have seen her completely naked and…this may sound strange, but she’s much more attractive or interesting in just a bikini or whatever so that you didn’t see “everything.” Women can be much more attractive in what they are wearing as opposed to what they are NOT wearing…it leads much more to the imagination. But now that’s all gone and I’m disappointed that she would upload such photos to the cloud/Internet for all to see (eventually). Like I said before, this wasn’t a case of hacking; it was a premeditated PR exercise to get people talking on a slow Labor Day holiday news day.

  43. irishsmile says:

    To the Hollywood crowd: Everybody has a body! You are not special! If you don’t want photos like this being on the internet… stop posing nude!!!!

    • Wow says:

      Actually, every woman (and man for that matter) has a right to be upset when her PRIVATE photos are hacked to be exploited to random sickos on 4chan.

  44. Jim Flack says:

    This was a planned and carefully executed “leak” of images placed on a web-based cloud application. All of the celebs were in on it and agreed upon that these images were to be “hacked” with the assurance they would be spread across the Internet. “The only thing worse than being talked about, is NOT being talked about.” – O. Wilde

  45. Otis says:

    Who cares? If it wasn’t for acting these people would be nobodys working at an AM/PM.

  46. Valiant says:

    Where are the men?

  47. David Franklin says:

    Don’t be taken pictures of yourself in the nude and this won’t be a problem!

  48. Marcus says:

    Lol at the old farts here…Yo if you’re bank account details get leaked online it’s your fault because you shouldn’t have a bank account.

  49. Cath says:

    If you were smart enough to picture yourself naked…. why do you cry now? Hacking is everywhere….. USA got hacked as well…. don’t be a sissy and accept it as being part of life…… I can assure you that I am not a famous nor a rich person and neither am I enough stupid to put my pics accessible to anyone…. LOL.

  50. Duane Lamers says:

    They made use of the Internet and now complain about their privacy being violated? Were they born yesterday?

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