Reactions to the celebrity nude photo scandal (opens in new tab) that erupted over the weekend have been varied, to say the least. Some are insensitive, some are empathetic, some are empowering, and some call out others for their inappropriate reactions. Emma Watson joined the latter category when the Harry Potter star spoke out about the scandal via Twitter this weekend, where she called out the inconsiderate commenters.
Even worse than seeing women's privacy violated on social media is reading the accompanying comments that show such a lack of empathy.September 1, 2014
We have to say we agree with Emma Watson—this leak is a serious violation of privacy, the blame for which should be put completely on the hackers, and not the hack-ees. Read more about the celebrity nude photo leak, which has affected such stars as Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton, and more (opens in new tab).
I'm an Associate Editor at the Business of Fashion, where I edit and write stories about the fashion and beauty industries. Previously, I was the brand editor at Adweek, where I was the lead editor for Adweek's brand and retail coverage. Before my switch to business journalism, I was a writer/reporter at PEOPLE.com, where I wrote news posts, galleries and articles for PEOPLE magazine's website. My work has been published on TheAtlantic.com, ELLE.com, MarieClaire.com, PEOPLE.com, GoodHousekeeping.com and in Every Day with Rachael Ray. It has been syndicated by Cosmopolitan.com, TIME.com, TravelandLeisure.com and GoodHousekeeping.com, among other publications. Previously, I've worked at VOGUE.com, ELLE.com, and MarieClaire.com.
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