07/10/2014 11:50 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence Leaked Online

Jennifer Lawrence was one of over 100 celebrities targeted by an anonymous phone hacker yesterday, who posted naked photos of her on Twitter.

UPDATE: Jennifer Lawrence opens up about nude photo leak

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The hacker responsible claimed to have over 60 nude photos of J-Law, as well as explicit videos of the young star. The pictures were allegedly retrieved because of an Apple iCloud leak that allowed celebrities' phones to be hacked, reports Buzzfeed.

A spokesperson for the Oscar winner released a statement saying: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy.

"The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."

Other celebrities targeted by the hacker - the list is over 100 long - include Rihanna, Cara Delevingne and Kate Upton, although the authenticity of some photos is still in question, with a rep for Ariana Grande, one of the young victims, telling Buzzfeed in an email: "The photos are completely fake."


Former Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice, who was also targeted in the hack, tweeted that the photos of her aren't real, posting: "These so called nudes of me are FAKE people," she said. "Let me nip this in the bud right now. *pun intended*"

Fans of Jennifer Lawrence's (whose hashtag #JenniferLawrence has been trending on Twitter since last night), posted messages in support of the star, with one user tweeting: "I just hope to heck this doesn't ruin this amazingly talented, grounded young woman's confidence, & thus career. #JenniferLawrence"

Check out Jen (fully clothed) in some of her best fashion moments over the years in the slideshow below...