It’s been over two years since those ‘violating’ photos of Jennifer lawrence were leaked online. but this week, in what feels like a win for women everywhere, Jen’s finally seen justice served after the man behind the crime was sentenced to nine months in prison.
Edward majerczyk, 29 – who stole private information including nude photos and videos from more than 30 celebrities – was also ordered to pay $5,700 (£4,500) in restitution fees to an undisclosed victim who sought counselling after her photos were leaked.
While Jen, 26, wasn’t the only celeb affected by the nude photo scandal (other stars include ariana Grande, kate upton and mary elizabeth Winstead) she’s spoken openly about the incident since, citing the violation of her privacy as a ‘sex crime’ and insisting – rightly so – that she doesn’t have anything to apologise for.
‘I don’t have anything to say I’m sorry for. I was in a loving, healthy, great relationship for four years,’ says Jen. ‘Just because i’m a public figure… does not mean I asked for this. it’s my body and it should be my choice, and the fact that it is not my choice is absolutely disgusting. ‘it is a sex crime.
It is a sexual violation. The law needs to be changed and we need to change… all i want to focus on now is speaking out and hopefully helping anyone who&rsq