Kirsten Dunst is one of the alleged victims.

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By Jenni Ryall2014-09-01 03:16:37 UTC

A massive leak of what appears to be celebrities in compromising positions has seen the Internet go into overdrive.

On Sunday evening, a hacker posted photographs to 4Chan purporting to show dozens of stars naked or partially exposed. The images spread quickly across Twitter and other social media platforms.

The ‘master list’ released by the hacker includes some of the biggest names in the world such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Bosworth, Kim Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson, Selena Gomez, Rihanna and many more.

Fans and critics took to Twitter to express their opinion about the leak, which is thought to be the result of an iCloud hack.

Many were distressed by the violation of privacy

Just remember that somewhere, this poor woman is probably crying in her house, privacy compromised, devastated. #JenniferLawrence #justice

— AJM. (@YouMustBeAnna) August 31, 2014

I just hope to heck this doesn’t ruin this amazingly talented, grounded young woman’s confidence, & thus career. #JenniferLawrence

— Katie (@SciPhiKat) August 31, 2014

If that were your Mum or Sister, their private life plastered across the world, would you be retweeting and joking then!!? #JenniferLawrence

— Arthur Dent (@TurnerTantrum) August 31, 2014

I’m disgusted by all the guys tweeting about Jennifer Lawrence’s private life! What if it was your sister? #AllMenCan

— Matthew Dominguez (@Matt_Dominguez) August 31, 2014

The “don’t take naked pics if you don’t want them online” argument is the “she was wearing a short skirt” of the web. Ugh.

— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) September 1, 2014

Others saw a humorous side

All these nudes got everyone like #JenniferLawrence #VictoriaJustice

— OF (@OzzyFernandez) August 31, 2014

Just saw this leaked photo of Jennifer Lawrence. Can’t see what all the fuss is about #JenniferLawrence #leakedphotos

— Stuart Elliott (@ironbalsmcginty) August 31, 2014

If my iCloud got hacked they’d find tons of very scandalous photos like these

— Kaleb Nation (@KalebNation) August 31, 2014

The beauty of the moment was noticed

Jen Lawrence is beautiful. The human body isn’t anything to be ashamed about. It’s pervs that leak private photos that should be ashamed.

— Lily Greenslade (@Lily_is_back) August 31, 2014

If only the clouds in the sky would leak beautiful naked famous ladies…

— Just Call Me Frank (@JustCallMeFrank) September 1, 2014

Every cloud storage hack has a silver lining. #TheFappening #KateUpton #JenniferLawrence #Verlander

— Tim Andrews (@TimAndrewsRG) September 1, 2014

While some declared it the Internet’s best day

Today’s a good day for the internet. A less of a good day for Apple’s customers. #kateupton #ArianaGrande #JenniferLawrenceWeSupportYou

— Max Mantovani (@MaxMantovani1) September 1, 2014

“Calum Hood’s nudes leaked”
“Victoria Justice nudes leaked”
“Jennifer Lawrence nudes leaked”
Twitter right now:

— Brittany (@7MinutesOfNarry) August 31, 2014

“It’s national Nude leak Day”

— Kalina | 39 days (@Dorseyspocture) September 1, 2014

the internet just broke and vaseline sales just spiked #leaked

— The Last Skeptik (@thelastskeptik) August 31, 2014

Victoria Justice and McKayla Maroney set the record straight

These so called nudes of me are FAKE people. Let me nip this in the bud right now. *pun intended*

— Victoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice) August 31, 2014

the fake photos of me are crazy!!
was trying to rise above it all, and not give “the creator” the time of day.. BUT..

— McKayla Maroney (@McKaylaMaroney) September 1, 2014

And all of Hollywood rushed to delete iCloud photos

“Siri, how do I delete photos from iCloud?” -Half of Hollywood

— James (@MrJamesGeary) September 1, 2014

Mania in #Twitter land today. No one is safe. Delete the pics and hide your iCloud, Bro.

— The Mayor. (@TheMayorMatt) September 1, 2014

iCloud will probably go down any minute as all the celebs scramble to delete their pics.

— Ross Pickering (@RossPickering) September 1, 2014

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