Leaked online photos of celebrities are common nowadays. ”Pretty Little Liars” star Lucy Hales have become one of those victims.
According to IBTimes, the 27-year-old star stated that her photos were sent to her friend and were obtained from her phone by hacking into it illegally. She also stated that she really took the photos herself and that makes her the owner of the photos and obtains the right to had sites remove them down.
The actress then takes action through her lawyer, Marty Singer, in sending a letter of the lawsuit to the soft core porn site Celeb Jihad to take down her photos immediately. The photos were posted last Wednesday and until now has not been taken down. The Celeb Jihad site boasts an unethical tagline 'Explosive Celebrity Gossip from Islamic Extremists.'
The photos obtained were two. The first image was explicit with her top covering most of her chest captioned “Miss u. My nips out.” While, the second one was too much exposed with her breasts and nipples exposed saying “I was too lay to take another pic hahaha.” The second photo includes her distinguishable tattoo “Courage, dear heart” under her left breast. These photos were sent to her friend to cheer her up because of being involved in an accident.
After the leak online, Hale just tweeted to thank her fans for their support “I love you guys [sun and heart emojis] thanks for having my back always.”
Lucy Hales was not the only victim of this despicable act. Earlier this year “Harry Potter” actress Emma Watson also undergone lawsuit complains to take down photos of her leaking online, in which the Celeb Jihad site also took action in. "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams also found herself in a similar case. The common scenario is that these leaked photos by various actresses were obtained via hacking into their iPhones. Since their photos are synced into their iCloud storage on their phone.
Hales wasn’t the only “Pretty Little Liars” star to be victimized. Ashley Benson was also a victim of the iPhone breach back in 2014 when she and a group of celebrities saw their pictures leaked online.
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