Alleged Nude Photos Of Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lawrence & Kate Upton Leak Online

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Iyana Robertson / September 1, 2014

A mass nude celebrity photo leaking has take the Internet by storm tonight (Aug. 31). Featuring NSFW photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Mary E. Winstead, Victoria Justice and Kirstin Dunst, one Web hacker has begun releasing photos on various threads, according to Gawker. Earlier this week, a user on a 4chan bulletin board posted a warning that celebrity nudes would leak Sunday night, and like clockwork, photos were posted into various message boards across the Web, including Reddit. Claiming to be in possession of explicit videos and other content, the hacker seems to have gained access to celebrity private photos via Apple’s iCloud. Threatening to release more photos, the user posted a screenshot of his desktop filled with an arsenal of photos he or she has yet to release: A representative for Ariana Grande has denied the authenticity of the leaked photos, stating that the images are “completely fake” in an email to BuzzFeed. A rep for Lawrence also gave a statement to the site, vowing to prosecuted anyone who posted the photos: “This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence,” they wrote in an email. A master list of celebrity pictures in the hacker’s possession was also released. Other stars included on the list include Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Mary Kate Olsen. Winstead took to Twitter to shame the hacker, noting that the photos of her had been “deleted long ago:”


Victoria Justice also took to Twitter, stating that the nudes posted of her were not real:

The culprit behind this Internet leak is not yet known.