This weekend’s massive celebrity nude photos leak – known as “The Fappening” – has took a turn for the worst when hacked photos of a then-underage McKayla Maroney surfaced online. A rep for the Olympian has since confirmed that the nudes were taken before Maroney turned 18, constituting the NSFW pictures as child pornography. Fox News has the full story.
The tech company is denying that their iCloud security was breached when hackers allegedly stole private photos from over 100 celebrities’ accounts and posted them online. Us Weekly has Apple’s explanation on how the nudes may have gotten into the wrong hands.
So, what is being done about the hundreds of NSFW photos stolen from Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and countless more female star’s smartphones and hard drives? Starpulse has the scoop.
With the Oscar winner’s recent leaked nudes dominating headlines, many terrible people are pointing the finger at Lawrence herself as being the sole bearer of blame for the scandal. Find out why anyone but JLaw should to be held responsible for this invasion of privacy on Huffington Post.
The “Problem” singer is denying the authenticity of her hacked nudes by — cringe – body-shaming the mystery woman in the photo, telling her fans that “my lil ass is cuter than that.” Oof. Get the details on the situation on The Frisky.
The British comedian has come under fire after tweeting out, “Celebrities, make it harder for hackers to get nude pics of you from your computer by not putting nude pics of yourself on your computer,” amid the nudes hacking that is reportedly affecting over 100 actress. Find out how Gervais plans get himself out of this foot-in-mouth moment on Gossip Cop.
Summer may be coming to an end, but Rihanna is still enjoying bikini season.
The “Stay” songstress was spotted soaking up the sun in her two-piece while yachting off the coast of Cannes, France this Tuesday. According to the 26-year-old’s personal vacation photos, RiRi had a blast snorkeling by old pirate caves following her visit to an an active volcano.
Kaley Cuoco, who was one out of the many female celebrities to have their privacy invaded when hackers stole personal and intimate photos from their smartphones and hard drives via Apple’s iCloud, is choosing to address the leaked nudes scandal in her own cheeky way.
Amid news that the likes of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton have had their naked photos posted online by hackers without consent, the Big Bang Theory star has taken to her own Instagram to share the one photo that all curious folks have been frantically scouring the internet for in the last 24 hours: her topless snapshot.
Recently, raw footage of the then-teenager embarking on her very first tour made its way online. Cinematographer Jim Standridge, who travelled with Perry — then known as Katy Hudson — in 2001, shared a never-before-seen video of the young songstress getting ready for a performance back in the day.
Victoria Justice, who initially denied the authenticity of her alleged nudes that were leaked online, is now claiming that her privacy was indeed violated when a 4chan poster shared her intimate photos without consent.
The former Nickelodeon star took to Twitter over the weekend to deny that the hacked pictures — which included a few topless snapshots — were of her, but has since changed her statement to say that some of the photos posted during the massive leak may have been legitimate. She writes in a new statement on Tuesday:
Amid the Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton‘s nude photo scandal, in which their very intimate and private pictures were stolen from their personal iCloud accounts and posted online, the Shameless actress’ comments about the dangers of “dirty-texting” have been published. In the article, the October 2014 issue cover girl reveals why “texting is so dangerous” for her.
“I love Liam,” Cyrus says, explaining that Bangerz isn’t really about their breakup. “Liam loves me.”
“On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful for all the love and support we’ve received. At this time she does remain on life support,” it reads. “I know my mother would be overwhelmed by the continued outpouring of kindness and I want to thank everyone for keeping us in their prayers.”
This weekend, stars like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton had their privacy violated when their nude photos were leaked online. The NSFW photos, which were obtained by a handful of hackers operating in an alleged underground ring where users swapped naked photos of celebrities, were first posted by a 4chan user who claimed he was selling over 60 naked photos of Lawrence in an attempt to earn bitcoins.
After news of the anonymous user selling never-before-seen naked photos of celebrities got out, few members of said ring came out to share their collection, opening a floodgate to celebrity nudes allegedly of Kaley Cuoco, Selena Gomez, Lea Michele, Teresa Palmer and more.
Since then, Hollywood has banded together to defend the victims of the hacking — including those like Kirsten Dunst, Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice who are involved in the scandal themselves — voicing their opinions on this massive invasion of privacy. Here’s what they’re saying:
This Labor Day weekend, Jay Z proved that he could literally shut down a city by holding Los Angeles’ first-ever Budweiser Made in America Music Festival smacked dab in the middle of its downtown core. Subway stations were closed and streets were blocked off as thousands of concertgoers made the trek to Grand Park to see the likes of Kanye West, Iggy Azalea, John Mayer, Kendrick Lamar, Rita Ora, Imagine Dragons, and Weezer perform.
Like the American flag-clad masses there, the Celebuzz staff was also on hand to
risk heatstroke sweat it out, hang out with celebrity talent, and bring you the scoop on what went down at summer’s last musical hurrah.
Here’s what you may (or may not) have seen on and offstage at 2014′s Made in America Festival.