Actress Sends Defiant Message to Hacker Over Nude ImagesNewser — Newser Editors
Actress Bella Thorne became the latest celebrity to have personal photos fall into the hands of a hacker—but the 21-year-old decided to beat him to the punch.
"I can sleep tonight better knowing I took my power back," Thorne wrote. "U can't control my life u never will." The actress says the hack happened Thursday, adding that the hacker was attempting to extort her over racy images.
"I feel gross, I feel watched, I feel someone has taken something from me that I only wanted one special person to see," she wrote. Thorne tells the Hollywood Reporter that the hacker "sounds like he's 17," so she's not eager to see his "whole life ruined because he wasn't thinking straight." She had previously written that the FBI would soon be at his door, but it was unclear whether the unidentified hacker might be facing legal trouble.
(A hack of a different kind is still unfolding in the city of Baltimore.)
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