- Former Disney actress Bella Thorne posted nude photos of herself on Twitter on Saturday, in response to a hacker who threatened to leak them.
- In a screenshot from the Notes app that accompanied the photos, Thorne said that she felt “gross” and “watched” after the hacker threatened to release her private photos to the world.
- “I can sleep tonight better knowing I took my power back,” Throne wrote. “U don’t control my life u never will.”
- Thorne’s decision to release the photos has left a lot of fans polarised – some feel that her decision to release the photos was empowering, while others think that she shouldn’t have released them at all.
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Former Disney actress Bella Thorne has come under fire by some for posting several topless photos of herself on Twitter on Saturday.
Now, fans are sounding off on Twitter as to whether or not Thorne made a good decision by posting the photos herself.
Supporters of Thorne felt that she was doing the right thing by posting the photos before her alleged hacker could do it
Multiple users pointed out that most everyone has taken a racy photo of themselves before – celebrities are just under more scrutiny than regular people.
people are gross + you’re doing great
— justina sharp (@bentpieceofwire) June 15, 2019
yea like these are normal photos that every girl has of themself in their phone, but being. celebrity makes it “scandalous” nothing wrong w thinkin ur sexy ????????♀️
— no???? (@emmaprizer) June 15, 2019
Babe dont let them control you. We are all here for you. We got you. Karma will find its way ????
— Jasmine ❼ (@KingJasmlne) June 15, 2019
literally the most badass reaction possible
— Meaghan (@meagvk) June 15, 2019
Other users on Twitter thought that Thorne’s decision to release the photos was hardly empowering, and that the star got what she deserved for taking nude photos in the first place
A significant number of tweets in response to Thorne’s original post encouraged the actress to leak the rest of her nude photos, and included graphic and/or sexually explicit images or requests.
Oh do shut up. If you are idiotic enough to take nude pics on a mobile phone that's connected to the internet, then you get everything you deserve.
— Craig Callaghan (@CraigCallaghan2) June 17, 2019
Having power meant having the self control not to take them in the first place. Congratulations! You just played yourself.
— He Who Dares, Wins (@MattRyanForever) June 16, 2019
“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg also shared her opinion on the situation during Monday morning’s episode of the show.
She condemned Thorne’s decision to take nude photos, saying, “If you’re famous, I don’t care how old you are. You don’t take nude pictures of yourself.”
“Once you take that picture it goes into the cloud and it’s available to any hacker who wants it, and if you don’t know that in 2019 that this is an issue, I’m sorry,” Goldberg continued. “You don’t get to do that.”
Thorne was allegedly the victim of a hacker who obtained nude photos of her and threatened to circulate them online. The actress ultimately decided to post her photos before the hacker had the chance to leak the private images.
“For too long I let a man take advantage of me over and over and I’m f—–g sick of it, I’m putting this out because it’s my decision now, you don’t get to take yet another thing from me,” Thorne said in a Notes screenshot that accompanied her NFSW post.
Thorne’s NSFW Twitter post was still live at the time of this article.
This isn’t the first time that nude photos of celebrities have been leaked. In 2014, an iCloud-hacking ring infamously leaked nude photos of celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton.
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