In 2014, someone hacked into the iCloud services and acquired nude photos of many celebrities. The issue was called "The Fappening" and it led to broad criticisms over the iCloud and created discussions about sensuality and privacy.
Today, Ryan Collins has been revealed to be the hacker after pleading guilty to phishing and accessing more than a hundred Apple and Google accounts. However, he was not believed to be the one to post them online. Still, it is good that justice has been somewhat served.
To know just how infamous the issue was, here are 11 celebrities who actually or allegedly had their nude photos stolen in 2014.
The authenticity of her hacked nude photos was confirmed by a publicist.
Kate Upton's lawyer confirmed that the photos indeed belong to the beautiful celebrity.
The Final Destination 3 star confirmed on Twitter that her photos were stolen.
A spokesman for the English actress of Downton Abbey confirmed that the nude photos indeed showed Jessica.
The popular actress from The Big Bang Theory series confirmed the issue on Instagram.
The actress from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind criticized the security flaws of the iCloud service.
Singer and actress Jill Scott said that one of the nude photos did come from her, but another one was fake.
The American actress planned to contact the FBI and noted that she, like other people, have done nothing wrong.
Meagan was in shock, but she noted that these were genuinely for her husband. She hopes that the hacker felt ashamed and that there is nothing wrong with her being sensual for someone she loves.
Her photos have not been confirmed, but the images indicate that Anna is wearing some pretty revealing clothes.
The environmental activist was also allegedly hacked.