JENNIFER LAWRENCE has described the 2014 iCloud hack that resulted in her intimate images being revealed throughout the web as “so unbelievably violating which you could’t even put it into phrases”.
On Awards Chatter, a podcast on Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar-winning actress mentioned coping with the hack, explaining that she is “nonetheless processing it”.
“Once I first discovered it was occurring, my safety reached out to me. It was occurring minute-to-minute – it was nearly like a ransom scenario the place they had been releasing new ones each hour or so,” she mentioned. “I really feel like I acquired gang-banged by the f***ing planet – like, there’s not one particular person on the earth that’s not able to seeing these intimate images of me. You’ll be able to simply be at a barbecue and someone can simply pull them up on their cellphone. That was a very inconceivable factor to course of.”
Lawrence went on to elucidate why she didn’t take authorized motion towards Apple or the hackers, “Quite a lot of girls had been affected, and loads of them reached out to me about suing Apple or suing [others] – and none of that was gonna actually convey me peace, none of that was gonna convey my nude physique again to me and Nic [Nicholas Hoult], the individual that they had been meant for. It wasn’t gonna convey any of that again. So I wasn’t excited by suing everyone; I used to be simply excited by therapeutic.”
The actress additionally mentioned the long-term results that the picture leak has had on her, revealing that she nonetheless finds it troublesome to be labelled as a “position mannequin”.
“Someone mentioned one thing to me about how I used to be ‘a great position mannequin for women,’ and I had to enter the toilet and sob as a result of I felt like an imposter – I felt like, ‘I can not consider someone nonetheless feels that approach after what occurred.’ It is so many various issues to course of if you’ve been violated like that.”