Jennifer Lawrence And Celebrities Blamed For Nude Photo Leak By Ricky Gravis: Comedian Says He Was Making A Joke

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By Sonalee singh | September 3, 2014 4:06 PM EST

Comedian Ricky Gravis recently condemned Jennifer Lawrence for taking nude pictures in first place, according to the reports. Gravis took to Twitter on Sept 1 and said that the celebs who have become victim of the major hack could have rather avoided the situation. Though the tweet was deleted later, it did led to an outrage. It read as "Celebrities, make it harder for hackers to get nude pics of you from your computer by not putting nude pics of yourself on your computer," as per Daily Mail reports.

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Jennifer Lawrence, best supporting actress nominee for her role in "American Hustle", wearing a Dior gown poses on arrival at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014.

However, later Gravis explained that he was just joking and it was not meant to offend anyone.

"Making a joke about a thing doesn't mean you condone that thing. Of course the hackers are 100% to blame but you can still makes jokes about it. Jokes don't portray your true serious feelings on a subject," he tweeted later.

The hacker has released more than 60 lewd photos of Lawrence and though Gravis may have joked in a non harmful way, it is being said that the actress is quite worried about her career and how the hack would affect the film offers in pipe line , according to reports by Hollywoodlife.

Apart from Lawrence there are many celebrities who have become victim of the notorious hack.  Kate Upton's lawyer has said it is a "outrageous violation" where as Lawrence's rep has called it an "invasion of privacy"

Ariana Grande has also come under the radar of the privacy violation. However, her rep said in a statement that the leaked photos of the "Problem" singer are fake.

Other celebs who have become victim of mass hacking include Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Mary Kate Olsen, Cara Delevingne, Kate Bosworth, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Kirsten Dunst and Kaley Cucoo.

Meanwhile, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has also apologised for the uploading the nude celeb pics when they went viral. He took to Twitter to apologise and  has removed the pictures from his site since then.

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Jennifer Lawrence, best supporting actress nominee for her role in "American Hustle", wearing a Dior gown poses on arrival at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014.
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