While, through a spokeswoman, Emma Watson has disputed the authenticity of any nude images within the leak claiming that any nude photos within the trove that are allegedly of her are a "hoax" , she has confirmed that genuine private photos of her have been posted online without her permission. Likewise, Amanda Seyfried's attorneys have already demanded that at least one website remove the images, some of which, Seyfried has acknowledged, contain explicit material. Any unauthorized release of private photographs - especially of people undressed or engaged in intimate activities - is a serious crime and violation of privacy; I sympathize with the victims - and they are victims - and I sincerely hope that the perpetrators are identified, apprehended, and punished. Society often forgets that celebrities are people who suffer emotional pain no differently than anyone else. It is unclear as of yet how exactly the photos ended up on the Internet, but one thing is clear: they were not adequately protected. If you take nude photos or other images that you want to ensure stay private, you must take responsibility for protecting them. Do not store them in an insecure fashion or surrender control over them to anyone who may not adequately protect them.
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By Richard Spillett for MailOnline. Pictures of the actress appeared online yesterday alongside photos stolen from Harry Potter star Emma Watson. Seyfried's lawyers are now threatening a website with legal action if they don't take the images down, it was reported today. Personal pictures of Amanda Seyfried and Emma Watson have been stolen and posted online.
Sam Faiers' daughter Rosie steals the show in adorable dancing video at extravagant birthday party. Jacqueline Jossa insists she's NOT pregnant as fans spot morning sickness bands. Joey Essex and Rita Ora spark romance rumours after he spends the night at her flat. Stacey Dooley hits back at claims she encouraged boyfriend Kevin Clifton to quit Strictly. Seriously Apple, sort out your iCloud privacy. Amanda's people are busy removing the pictures from the web, and are threatening legal action against the website celebrityjihad. Amanda is currently expecting her first child, and we hope they wipe the internet of these pictures before suing the balls off whoever did it, and whoever chose to publish them. Sue everyone. It comes after photographs of Emma Watson did the rounds online, taken during a clothes fitting.
Unfortunately, thanks to a leaked photo of her performing a sex act, people are also praising her for things that were never supposed to become public. But fans on Twitter are riding to her rescue and emphasizing that revenge porn is never okay -- even if it also embodies your life goals. Over the weekend, a leaked photo surfaced that appeared to show Amanda Seyfriend performing a sex act. The image allegedly shows the actress performing oral sex while floating in the ocean with a gorgeous sunset behind her.