Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Hope Solo, Krysten Ritter, Yvonne Strahovski, and Teresa Palmer.are some of the celebrities who were victimized by hackers over the weekend. Nude and partially nude photos of the celebrities hit the internet on Sunday, August 31st, and the stars immediately went into action.
- Lawrence's attorney told TMZ.com, "This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."
- Upton's attorney reiterated that the perpetrators would be bought to justice in a statement that read, "This is obviously an outrageous violation of our client Kate Upton's privacy. We intend to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating these illegally obtained images to the fullest extent possible."
- Justice took to Twitter to say that the photos of her were fake. She tweeted, "These so called nudes of me are FAKE people. Let me nip this in the bud right now. *pun intended*"
- Grande also tweeted that the photos were fake. She tweeted, "hell nah . . . praying for the people who believed that was me lmaoo . . . my petite ass is much cuter than that."
- Meanwhile Winstead couldn't understand how the pictures got out. She said, "Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this. Feeling for everyone who got hacked. To those of you looking at photos I took with my husband years ago in the privacy of our home, hope you feel great about yourselves."
- The FBI issued a statement on Monday, September 1st, that said, "The FBI is aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is addressing the matter. Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time."