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Gigi Hadid being 'blackmailed' by phone hackers

Sasha Brady

Published 23/11/2015 | 09:11

Model Gigi Hadid is being targeted by a group of hackers who claim they're ready to leak private content from her iPhone unless she gives them money.

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According to TMZ, the hackers contacted the Victoria's Secret model and threatened to release photos and videos accessed through her iCloud.

Gigi Hadid and Domhnall Gleeson for US Vogue. Picture: Mario Testino/Vogue
Gigi Hadid and Domhnall Gleeson for US Vogue. Picture: Mario Testino/Vogue

The hackers also threatened to sell the pictures to various medial outlets if they didn't get the money that they demanded.

The 20-year-old hasn't paid and has said that she will not pay.

gigi Hadid (L) and Kendall Jenner are seen backstage before the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory on November 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
gigi Hadid (L) and Kendall Jenner are seen backstage before the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory on November 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Gigi had contacted law enforcement and also hired a private security company to find the culprits. The friend of Kendall Jenner and Taylor Swift has said she wants them "prosecuted".

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