Jennifer Lawrence is renowned for stellar roles in Hollywood blockbusters such as X Men: First Class, Passengers, and her Oscar-winning performance in the 2013 hit Silver Linings Playbook.
However, in 2014, the then 27-year-old was caught up in the devastating 4chan hacking scandal, resulting in her name being splashed across media headlines and the Internet discussing her nude body, rather than her body of work.
In the months that followed the incident, the star denounced the hack as a ‘sex crime’ and a ‘flagrant violation of privacy’.
In 2017, Chicago hacker Edward Majerczyk was sentenced to nine months in prison for illegally accessing email belonging to more than 300 people, including those of celebrities.
Opening up about the gross invasion of privacy on several occasions over the years, the actress had said that she continues to feel the effects of being exposed to the world.
Here is everything Jennifer Lawrence has ever said on the hacking scandal:
Coming to terms with the leak
In an interview with Scott Feinberg on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter Podcast in November 2017, the actress opened up about the leak, admitting that she still hadn’t come to terms with what happened.
‘When the hacking thing happened—it was so unbelievably violating that you can’t even put into words. I think that I am still actually processing,’ she explained.
‘I feel like I got gangbanged by the f*cking planet. There was not one person in the world that is not capable of seeing these intimate photos of me.’
‘You could just be at a barbecue and someone could just pull it up on their phone.’
The Hunger Games star revealed that several women had contacted her about bringing a lawsuit against technology company Apple which later revealed hackers hadn’t penetrated its systems, as was widely believed, rather targeted ‘names, passwords and security questions’.
Despite the leak, the star decided not to sue the tech giant.
‘None of that was going to bring me peace and none of that was going to bring my nude body back to me and Nick [Holt], the…