Hacker leaks hundreds of nude photos of A-listers

Top stars such as Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Kate Upton have reportedly had photos of them leaked online by an anonymous hacker, it has emerged.

The hacker is threatening to publish explicit footage of X-Men star Jennifer Lawrence. Credit: Empics

A list of 101 female celebrities appeared online on a /b/thread with links to nude photos purporting to be of stars such as Selena Gomez and Cat Deeley.

An iCloud leak meant the hacker could retrieve the private photos and they are also threatening to publish explicit footage of Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence.

A spokesperson for Ms Lawrence told Buzzfeed: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence.”