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Jennifer Lawrence on hacked photos: 'It's a sex crime'

Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out for the first time about a series of private nude photos of her which hackers posted online, calling the act a "violation" and a "sex crime".

Jennifer Lawrence said that anyone who looked at her leaked nude photos was Credit: PA

“Just because I’m a public figure, just because I’m an actress, does not mean that I asked for this,” the 24-year-old Hunger Games star told Vanity Fair.

"It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime. It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change," she said.

"I just can’t imagine being that detached from humanity. I can’t imagine being that thoughtless and careless and so empty inside."

And in response to critics who said she shouldn't have taken the pictures in the first place, she said: "I was in a loving, healthy, great relationship for four years. It was long distance, and either your boyfriend is going to look at porn or he’s going to look at you."

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Jennifer Lawrence's dress fails to be a hit at the Golden Globes

Imitation is often considered the sincerest form of flattery but actress Jennifer Lawrence might not agree, after a series of pictures were posted online poking fun at her Golden Globes look.

Lawrence, who won best supporting actress in a motion picture for her role in American Hustle, wore a voluminous, white, Christian Dior dress accented with black ribbon.

The outfit soon prompted a series of not so flattering comparisons on social media - including that it resembled a bed sheet - and DIY lookalike pictures.

One Twitter user, not the real Lana Del Rey, tweeted:

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Hunger Games stars play-fight at sequel premiere

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson arrive at the premiere of Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Hunger Games stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson embraced in playful fashion for the cameras at the London premiere of the film's sequel, Catching Fire.

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson strike an unconventional pose at the premiere of Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The stars arrived with fellow sequel star Liam Hemsworth and a host of celebrities who turned out at Leicester Square's Odeon cinema.

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth pose for media at the Hunger Games sequel premiere. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Stars arrive for Hunger Games premiere in London

Jennifer Lawrence stars in the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson have arrived for the world premiere of the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire, at the Odeon in London's Leicester Square.

Josh Hutcherson stars alongside Jennifer Lawrence in the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Jennifer Lawrence blames dress for her tumble

Jennifer Lawrence, who won the Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role, blamed her earlier tumble on her flowing Dior gown.

While answering questions backstage afterwards Lawrence said, "What do you mean what happened? Look at my dress! I tried to walk upstairs in this dress, that's what happened".

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