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Bella Thorne Sobs While Addressing Whoopi Goldberg Who Slut-Shamed Her For Taking Nude Selfies

Earlier this week, we reported on the terrible ordeal that happened to actress Bella Thorne. A hacker attempted to threaten the star with nude images he had taken from her phone. He told her that if she didn’t give him money, he’d release the photos to the public. While Thorne tried to talk him out of doing that — because he’d threatened other celebs — she decided to take power away from him and the release the images herself. The majority of people on social media applauded her for taking control of the situation and releasing the pictures herself. There was one person, however, that didn’t think she deserved any praise.

“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Bella Thorne shouldn’t have been taking nude pictures in the first place.

“Listen, if you’re famous, I don’t care how old you are, you don’t take nude pictures of yourself,” Whoopi said on the show. “When they’re hacking you, they’re hacking all of your stuff. So, whether it’s one picture or a million pictures, once you take that picture, it goes into the cloud, and it’s available to any hacker who wants it. If you don’t know that in 2019, that this is an issue… you don’t get to do that.”

Thorne fired back emotionally at Goldberg and called her out for what she says was essentially slut-shaming.

On her Insta-story, Thorne addressed Goldberg directly, saying ” “Dear Whoopi, I have loved u for so long, but honestly I’m so displeased and saddened by your response to my [leak]. Blaming girls for taking photos in the first place? Is sick and honestly disgusting,” she said, “I’m offended for anyone out there who has ever taken a sexy photo.”

She also said that she would no longer be making a scheduled appearance on “The View” saying that she did not want to expose her own audience to such negative thoughts.

“I’m not gonna lie. I wanna say that I feel pretty disgusting. You know, I feel pretty disgusting, Whoopi, knowing that everyone has seen my shit. And I just wanna say that me watching this interview made me feel really bad about myself. Shame. On. You. Whoopi. Shame on you. And Shame on you for putting that public opinion just out there like that for every young girl to think that they’re disgusting for even taking a photo like that. Shame on you,” she said. “Saying if you take a sexy photo then it basically deserves to get leaked, like, don’t be surprised at all and don’t feel sorry for yourself. So, if I go out to a party drinking and I wanna dance on the dance floor, do I deserve to be raped too? Because to me, I see those two things as really f*cking similar.”

Goldberg’s words are a clear reflection of an older generation’s mindset.

We have seen her time and time again, be degrading of things going on in popular culture. She hates talking about topics that have to do with men, dating, marriage, and definitely anything about reality TV.

We totally understand that “The View” is about having different perspectives, but Goldberg should have been a bit more sensitive about this topic and not come down so hard on her. People know there’s a risk when taking nude selfies, but that doesn’t give people the right to violate them by hacking, blackmailing or shaming them.

We are very curious to know how this topic will play out on “The View.”

Then And Now: This Is What Bella Thorne Looked Like At The Start Of Her Career Vs. Now

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Then And Now: This Is What Bella Thorne Looked Like At The Start Of Her Career Vs. Now

Bella Thorne is living the life. The 21-year-old actress, author, and director was just in Venice, Italy vacationing with her 26-year-old boyfriend Benjamin Mascolo. The couple was there for the premiere of Todd Phillips’ “The Joker.” However, the real show was when Thorne made a splash on the red carpet, wearing a barely-there crystal and metallic stud mesh asymmetric gown designed by Lorenzo Serafini. That got us to thinking about Thorne’s personal style.

Her style and fashion choices have changed dramatically in the past decade, and some would even call her style radical but the truth is it’s not all her own doing. Imagine growing up in the spotlight during your formative, adolescent years during the mid-aughts. Fashion was nuts back then and Thorne went along for the ride. 

2007

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Thorne has been acting most of her life but in 2007 she got a role in the popular television series “The O.C.” as young Taylor Townsend. By then she had already been acting for four years, and you could tell she was a natural actress. Even though she was only seen in flashback moment in season four she definitely made an impression in Hollywood.

2010

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By 2010, the 12-year-old was coming into her own and was done being a little girl. Her look on the red carpet began to form and she was now a young lady who liked to wear makeup and have her hair in a cute and stylish way.

The young star, who had lost her father in a car accident around the time she starting out her career on “The O.C.” was going through so much at such a young age. But you could never tell that from her work or red carpet moments. 

2011

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In 2011, Thorne was a full-fledged Disney star alongside co-star Zendaya. She had previously be seen as Bill and Barb’s younger daughter in season four of HBO’s Big Love, so she was in high demand. The young star seemed to be a lot more confident on the red carpet. This was also around the same time she began to take on the music industry. Naturally, when you’re on the Disney network, dancing and music is part of the acting gig and she and Zendaya released the single “Watch Me.” This would just be the start of her musical career. 

2012

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As she continued her career in Hollywood both on the Disney network and by working on independent projects, it looked as if the sky was the limit. Her style was seen as that of a composed young lady who had it all, but that wasn’t the case. In 2019, she opened up her turbulent relationship with her mom.

“Dear mother,” she wrote on Instagram. “I’m sorry for the words I have said. I needed to get them out from lingering underneath my skin. I know your life hasn’t been perfect and I know that that’s why mine hasn’t been either, everything in life is a mystery but what’s not, is this infinite undying love I have for you.” She added, “Our relationship is f–ked up. I’m glad we are here, and I’m grateful we have time to mend. I love you, mommy.”

2013

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In 2013, Thorne’s career on Disney was done which meant she was finally free to pursue other types of projects and reach a whole new set of fans. This period included the release of her debut album, but coming from a Disney background she would inevitably get comparisons to Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus who were also Disney stars turned music personalities. This natural comparison could have been a turning point for Thorne and her style.

She said of her debut single back then, “My song is called ‘Call It Whatever,'” she said to Billboard. “You can call me whatever if you like me or not like me. I really don’t care.”

2015

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Thorne had a very busy 2015 with back-to-back movies including “The Duff” and the TV reboot of “Scream.” The actress was also having so many more liberties with her fashion and hair. Now that she was no longer attached to the Disney network, Thorne lightened her hair and began wearing more revealing fashions.

Today

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Thorne really broke out of her shell between 2016 and 2017 by changing her hair color to just about every different shade in the rainbow. She also began wearing all sorts of body and facial piercings. She was also experimenting with makeup. In 2016, Thorne shared that she used the process of micro-blading for the very first time. Seems like nothing these days, but back then micro-blading was fairly new. In many ways, you can say Thorne’s experimental ways with fashion and makeup is ahead of its time.

READ: Bella Thorne Is Making Her Directorial Debut With Porn Film On PornHub

 
 

Bella Thorne Dropped Her Own Nudes After A Hacker Blackmailed Her And This Is The Kind Of Violence We Need To Talk More About

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Bella Thorne Dropped Her Own Nudes After A Hacker Blackmailed Her And This Is The Kind Of Violence We Need To Talk More About

There’s nothing like being the victim of invasion. Having anyone, let alone a stranger, go through your personal belongings, journals, images, phone, etc., is like being exposed to the entire world. You cannot help but feel naked and vulnerable. Living in today’s social media world, we put so much out there, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have control of what’s out there, even for celebrities.

There’s no question that revenge porn — when someone you know takes private sexual images or videos and makes the public — is a thing that everyone risks being a victim to. There are also random hackers that invade your accounts and threaten to release the images if they don’t get paid. These invasions are entirely illegal. Yet it still happens, and this latest case of an attack is brilliant, simply because she wouldn’t allow a hacker to bully her into becoming another casualty of nude hacking.

An alleged hacker threatened actress and singer Bella Thorne and told her if she didn’t give them money, they’d release nude images of her.

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The actress of Cuban descent took to Twitter to let the world know what exactly was going on.

“Yesterday, as you all know, my sh*t was hacked,” she posted. “For the last 24 hours, I have been threatened with my own nudes. I feel gross. I feel watched, I feel someone has taken something from me that I only wanted one special person to see.”

Thorne said the alleged hacker also showed her nude images of other celebrities.

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“He won’t stop with me or anyone,” she said on social media, “he will just keep going.”

Throne told The Hollywood Reporter that she didn’t initially report it to the police because she felt terrible for the hacker.

“This kid sounds like he’s 17, as much as I’m so angry and wanted to f*ck him up over doing this to people I just wanted to teach him a lesson,” she told the publication. “He’s still a kid, and we make mistakes, this mistake is a bad one. But I don’t want some 17-year-old’s whole life ruined because he wasn’t thinking straight and [was] being a dumbass.”

She added, “Plus, he’s obviously smart, so if he got on the right side of the tracks, he could actually possibly help our community and be an alliance. You can’t always tear someone down for their bad sides but more so build up their good sides.”

Throne said she ended up releasing the images herself because she was tired of men taking advantage of her.

“I can sleep tonight better knowing I took my power back,” Thorne wrote. “U can’t control my life u never will.”

As of this publication, the FBI is investigating the matter.