Man accused of hacking theft of Lawrence’s nude photos agrees to plead guilty

Jennifer LawrenceBoulevard reviews the latest media coverage of the Oscar-winning Louisville native in our exclusive Jennifer Lawrence Diary™. Today’s news, rated on a scale of 1-5 stars:

Five starsAn Illinois man accused of breaking into the Apple iCloud and Gmail accounts of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities to steal their private photos and videos has agreed to plead guilty to a felony computer hacking charge, prosecutors said Friday.

Edward Majerczyk, 28, facing up to five years in prison in the September 2014 crime, is the second man charged in a federal investigation into the leaks of nude photos of several Hollywood actresses, according to The Himalayan Times.

Vanity Fair cover
October 2014 issue.

In an interview with Vanity Fair at the time, Lawrence called the incident a “sex crime.”

“Just because I’m a public figure, just because I’m an actress, does not mean that I asked for this,” she told the magazine. “It does not mean that it comes with the territory. It’s my body, and it should be my choice, and the fact that it is not my choice is absolutely disgusting. I can’t believe that we even live in that kind of world. ”

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