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Kristen Stewart, Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn And More Get Lawyers After Nude Photo Hack

August 22, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Kristen Stewart

TMZ reports that more nude photos of celebrities have leaked online in the latest hack, with several names already getting lawyers to have the photos pulled. The website Celeb Jihad, among others, posted the photos, which include Tiger Woods, Katharine McPhee, Lindsey Vonn, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell.

Woods has hired attorney Michael Holtz, who has threatened legal action if Celeb Jihad doesn’t remove the private nude photos. Woods’ phone was not hacked, but instead it was the phone of Vonn. Woods sent her the photo while they were dating. Vonn is incredibly upset by the crime, as she said the the hack was “despicable” and threatened legal action. Vonn’s own personal photos were also leaked.

A representative for Vonn told The Big Lead: “It is an outrageous and despicable invasion of privacy for anyone to steal and illegally publish private intimate photos. Lindsey will take all necessary and appropriate legal action to protect and enforce her rights and interests. She believes the individuals responsible for hacking her private photos as well as the websites that encourage this detestable conduct should be prosecuted to the fullest extent under the law.

Meanwhile, McPhee has acquired her own legal representation and is also threatening legal action. Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell have done the same, also demanding the photos get removed. One set of photos includes Maxwell in the bathroom taking a selfie, with Stewart posing nude behind her.

Stewart’s lawyer Scott Whitehead claims that posting the photos violate copyright laws, as the celebrities own their own images and they can’t be used without permission. At this time, the photos are still up. The last time something big like this happened was what the Internet dubbed, “The Fappening,” and the person responsible got eighteen months in federal prison.