5 Biggest Celebrity Nude Scandals - as part of the news series by GeoBeats.
UK's royal family has been in spotlight recently for leaked nude pictures. Well, that's not the first time celebrities have been embarrassed over such matter. Here are the past 5 biggest U.S. celebrity nude scandals:
Number 5 - Scarlett Johansson. In 2011, Johansson's naked photos were leaked online after someone hacked her personal email account. The star claimed that the photos were private and were taken for her then husband, Ryan Reynolds. A few months after the pictures hit the web, FBI was able to catch the hacker, Christopher Chaney, a 35-year-old man from Florida.
Number 4 - Brad Pitt. While vacationing in St. Barts with then girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow in 1995, the famous actor was photographed naked while sunbathing. The photos were later published in Playgirl magazine. Brad sued the magazine forcing to recall all its publications containing his nude pictures.
Number 3 - Vanessa Williams. In 1984, Williams became the first African-American woman to win the Miss America pageant. Unfortunately, she was forced to give up the title after her nude pictures got published in the Penthouse magazine. The magazine allegedly sold 6 million copies of the issue containing her pictures, generating nearly $14 million in earnings.
Number 2 - Vanessa Hudgens. In 2007, the former Disney musical star was caught in an embarrassing situation when some of her private naked pictures surfaced on the web. In a 2008 interview with a magazine Vanessa talked about the photo leak, "It was very traumatic, and I am extremely upset it happened. I hope all my fans can learn from my mistake and make smart decisions."
Number 1 - Allison Pill. The star of HBO's popular series, The Newsroom found herself in a sticky situation when she accidentally tweeted a topless picture of herself in bed wearing nothing but a pair of glasses. After realizing her mistake she tweeted, "Yep. That picture happened. Ugh. My tech issues have now reached new heights, apparently. How a deletion turned into a tweet… Apologies. ”