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Celeb Hacking Scandal: Who’s Who, What the Photos Show, Part 2

Amber Heard is one of the latest celebrities to see nude private photos posted on the Internet by hackers. (Photo: Getty)

Amber Heard is one of the latest celebrities to see nude private photos posted on the Internet by hackers. (Photo: Getty)

EXCLUSIVE: Amber Heard, Gabrielle Union, Hope Solo and a slew of other celebrities saw their private, mostly nude photos leaked onto the Internet over the weekend. At last count, the photos of 42 celebrities have been confirmed as real, with more leaks reportedly on the way.

The hackers claim to have lifted private photos from the iCloud accounts of more than 100 celebrities.


Click Here to See Who’s Who, Part 1


So far the FBI hasn’t announced any breakthrough in its purported investigation and the hackers remain at large.

Social media sites like Reddit and 4Chan have been removing photos as they find them. But they admitted it is virtually impossible to halt their publication.

As soon as one account is discovered and suspended, hackers open another account and continue posting. Many of the photos are also going off site.

The overwhelming majority of pop culture Web sites have refrained from publishing the photos in the face of legal threats from various celebrities and copyright concerns.

But the story has become a major media event as more and more celebrity photos are exposed.

To help keep track and provide some insight into the scandal, IM is publishing a Who’s Who of celebrities that have been victimized. It includes a brief description of what the photos show.

This is the second part of the Who’s Who. To see Part 1, click here. Let us know your thoughts and be sure to follow IM on Twitter for the latest developments in this developing story.



Amber Heard

Amber Heard

The Celebrity: Amber Heard, 28, is an actress and model who is best known for her role in “The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp. She and Depp began dating afterward. Prior to that, the openly declared bi-sexual had been dating a woman on and off for three years.
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The Photos: At least 16 photos were posted online, all are semi-nudes of Amber and all are selfies. She’s shown topless in all but one in various poses, from lying in bed to taking a bath and standing in front of a mirror. All of them appear to have destined for Depp. In one widely publicized pose, four photos show her topless, holding a humorous, hand-written sign addressed to “Tonto Man.” “This Blonde Texan Bitch Will Eat You Alive,” the sign says.


Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

The Celebrity: Scarlett Johansson, 29, is an A-list actress, model, and singer who has starred in a number of celebrated films, including the Marvel Avenger series. For the first time in her career, Johansson appeared totally nude in her movie “Under the Skin.” Her private nude photos leaked on line once before in 2011. The hacker was eventually arrested and convicted.

The Photos: So far eight photos have leaked; seven are topless and one is full-body from behind taken in a bathroom mirror. At least one of the photos looks to be the same as one that surfaced in her 2011 leak, which suggests she never deleted them. All are selfies; she’s in bed or lying down in five shots. One photo just shows her naked torso.


Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union

The Celebrity: Gabrielle Union, 41, is an actress who got her break in 2003 playing a medical doctor on the CBS drama “City of Angels.” She appeared the same year opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the hit film “Bad Boys II.” Her latest film is “Think Like a Man Too.” Union says she’s complained to the FBI about the leak.

The Photos: More than a dozen hacked photos have been posted online, but only five involve nudity or semi-nudity. All are bathroom selfies. One shows her topless. In another, she’s nude sitting in a crouch position, covering her private parts.


Lake Bell

Lake Bell

The Celebrity: Lake Bell, 34, is an actress who most recent starred in the 2014 film “Million Dollar Arm.” She previously starred on the television series “Boston Legal” (2004–2006) and has two new films in post-production. She married tattoo artist Scott Campbell in New Orleans last year. Lake appeared topless in the HBO movie “How to Make It in America.”

The Photos: Bell’s hacked account included at least 14 photos, all of which are nude or semi-nude. Most are selfies. Five are full frontal nude shots, seven are topless semi-nudes in various profiles and two are black-and-white selfies lying in bed. Bell, so far, has not commented on the leak.


Rihanna

Rihanna

The Celebrity: Rihanna, 26, is a top musical artist, fashion designer and budding screen actor, who is known for posting provocative and in some cases nude photos online herself. In fact, she was banned from Instagram for posting a nude photo. The Barbados native ha sold more than 50 million albums and 190 million singles worldwide.

The Photos: At least 18 of Rihanna’s hacked photos have circulated widely since the second leak. The widely circulated photos are full nudes from the front and back. In two standing it what looks like a dressing room. The photos were taken by someone else. Her tattoos are clearly visible leaving no doubt about their authenticity. Three look professionally taken and may be outtakes from various photo shoots. Twelve photos are selfies. About half are topless. One photo shows model Cara Delevingne and Michelle Rodriguez in a deep lip lock.


Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco

The Celebrity: Kaley Cuoco, 28, is a veteran television actress who has appeared in the ABC sitcom “8 Simple Rules” (2002–2005), supernatural drama series “Charmed” (2005–2006) and currently as Penny on the CBS comedy series “The Big Bang Theory” (2007–present). She’s also appeared in just over two-dozen movies.

The Photos: So far, seven photos of Kaley have been hacked and made it online. Only two are semi-nude and show her breasts. Six photos are selfies taken of mirror reflections. The non-selfie shows her from behind wearing a tiny lingerie bodysuit. She is bending over a bathroom sink. Her butt is featured in the photo and her breast cleavage is caught in the mirror reflection. She’s looking over her shoulder.


Hope Solo

Hope Solo

The Celebrity: Hope Solo, 33, is a two-time Olympic gold medalist for the U.S. women’s soccer team. She made a heroic save in the championship match against Japan in the 2012 Summer Olympics. She also holds the U.S. record for 72 career shutouts. She also did a turn on “Dancing With the Stars” in 2011 and appeared nude in the “Body Issue” of ESPN The Magazine.

The Photos: At least two hacked photos of Solo have appeared online so far. Both are fully nude selfies taken in a bathroom mirror. One is from the back. In the other she is crouching and leaning back on one arm (upper body strength!) with a camera phone in the other. She has her legs spread open revealing her vagina.


More to Come

Nude Celebrity Hacking Scandal Scorecard: [ ] Alleged Leak [x] Confirmed Leak
[x] AJ Michalka
[x] Aly Michalka
[ ] Allegra Carpenter
[x] Abigail Spencer
[ ] Alana Blanchard
[ ] Alexa Jane
[ ] Angelina McCoy
[ ] Anna O’Neill
[x] Ariana Grande
[ ] Ashley Blankenship
[x] Aubrey Plaza
[ ] Abby Elliot
[ ] Annalynn McCord
[x] Avril Lavigne
[x] Amber Heard
[x] Becca Tobin
[x] Brie Larson
[ ] Brittany Booker
[ ] Candace Smith
[x] Candace Swanepoel
[ ] Cara Delevigne
[ ] Carley Pope
[ ] Carmella Carcia
[ ] Carrie Michalka
[ ] Cat Deely
[ ] Carly Foulkes
[ ] Chloe Dykstra
[ ] Clare Bowen
[ ] Dove Cameron
[ ] Elena Satine
[ ] Elle Evans
[ ] Ellenore Scott
[ ] Emily Browning
[ ] Emily Didonato
[x] Emily Ratjkowski
[ ] Erin Cummins
[ ] Erin Bubley Heatherton
[ ] Farrah Abraham
[x] Gabrielle Union
[x] Gabi Grecko
[x] Hayden Panettiere
[x] Hope Solo
[ ] Heather Marks
[ ] Hilary Duff
[ ] Jacqueline Dunford
[ ] Janelle Ginestra
[x] Jennifer Lawrence
[x] Jessica Brown-Findlay
[ ] Jessiqa Pace
[ ] Jessica Dunford
[ ] Jessica Riccardi
[ ] Jesse Golden
[x] Jojo
[ ] Joanna Krupa
[x] Jenny McCarthy
[ ] Josie Loren
[x] Joy Corrigan
[x] Kaley Cuoco
[ ] Kaime Oteter
[x] Kate Upton
[x] Kate Bosworth
[ ] Kelly Brook
[ ] Keke Palmer
[x] Kim Kardashian
[x] Kirsten Dunst
[x] Krysten Ritter
[x] Lake Bell

[ ] Laura Ramsey
[x] Lea Michele
[x] Leelee Sobieski
[x] Leven Rambin
[ ] Lisa Kelly
[ ] Lisalla Montenegro
[ ] Lindsay Clubine
[ ] Lizzy Caplan
[x] Mary Kate Olsen
[x] Mary Elizabeth Winstead
[x] McKayla Maroney
[x] Melissa Benoist
[x] Meagan Good
[x] Megan Boone
[ ] Michelle Keegan
[ ] Mikayla Pierce
[ ] Misty Treanor
[ ] Nina Stavris
[x] Rachel Nichols
[ ] Rhianna
[x] Sarah Shahi
[ ] Sahara Ray
[ ] Sarah Schneider
[x] Scarlett Johansson
[ ] Selena Gomez
[ ] Shannon McNally
[ ] Tameka Jacobs
[x] Teresa Palmer
[ ] Uldouz
[x] Vanessa Hudgens
[ ] Victoria Justice
[ ] Wailana Geisen
[ ] Wynona Ryder
[x] Yvonne Strahovski

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