Monday 24 July 2017

Emily Ratajkowski is targeted by hackers 'trying to sell naked images of her'

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Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski has been targeted by cyber hackers, who are trying to sell naked images of her.

Almost 200 private shots of the Gone Girl actress have been taken from her iCloud and leaked, according to reports.

Reports suggest many of them, including a series of nudes, were offered to Helen Wood in the hope she'd include them in her column for British newspaper the Daily Star.

"Last week, I was pondering along through life, when I received a DM on Twitter. No idea who this guy was, but had a peek all the same out of curiosity," Wood tells MailOnline.

Model Emily Ratajkowski attends the Michael Kors Collection Fall 2017 runway show at Spring Studios on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Michael Kors)
Model Emily Ratajkowski attends the Michael Kors Collection Fall 2017 runway show at Spring Studios on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Michael Kors)

"Turns out, it was a link to Emily Ratajkowski's iCloud pictures. This clown had inboxed me and asked that I release the full set of naked images in my column."

Wood has refused to do anything with the images.

Ratajkowski was one of the dozens of actresses targeted by hackers whose iCloud accounts were hacked in 2014 and nude photos were leaked online.

And last year, she fought the publication of a book using images of her from 2012 originally intended for an artistic magazine shoot.

Emily Ratajkowski filming DKNY commercial on January 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
Emily Ratajkowski filming DKNY commercial on January 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)

She urged fans not to buy photographer Jonathan Leder's book of photos, Emily Ratajkowski: Collector's Edition, last year. The tome featured over 100 naked Polaroids of the star, taken in 2012.

Emily took to Twitter in November to make it clear she would not be endorsing the new book - and would rather fans didn't pick it up.

"I've been resisting speaking publicly on the recently released photos by Jonathan Leder to avoid giving him publicity," she wrote. "But I've had enough... This book and the images within them are a violation."

The model revealed she posed for Leder as part of an artistic magazine shoot, and insists the snapper did not have her permission to publish the images he took.

Taking in the view. Photo: Emily Ratajkowski / Instagram
Taking in the view. Photo: Emily Ratajkowski / Instagram

Private images of Ratjkowski have previously been targeted by hackers and leaked to websites.

Actress/Model Emily Ratajkowski attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress/Model Emily Ratajkowski attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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