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Some Thoughtful Reactions To The Leaked Celebrity Nudes

Because not everyone on the internet is there just to get off. Really.

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Leaked nude pictures of celebrities ranging from Jennifer Lawrence to Kirsten Dunst surfaced over the weekend, and much of the internet, predictably, turned into a pack of drooling teenage boys.

Yet some people took a more thoughtful approach about what the photos meant for celebrities, women, and anyone who's ever taken a sexy snap with their phone.

You know what's better then leaked nudes? Earning the trust & respect of another human to the point that they share their body with you.

Susan Burke@ThatSusanBurke

You know what's better then leaked nudes? Earning the trust & respect of another human to the point that they share their body with you.

6:03 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Even some corners of the internet with a reputation for being a bit, er, perverse, came out to defend the celebrities from the invasive hack.

Top comment thread from the top Jennifer Lawrence nude pic leak post on @Reddit. Progress?

Neetzan Zimmerman@neetzan

Top comment thread from the top Jennifer Lawrence nude pic leak post on @Reddit. Progress?

3:29 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The rapid spread of the images seemed to be a clear violation of Twitter's terms of service.

Remember kids, sharing someone's nudes without consent is an offence. Showing people who don't wanna see? Another offence. (Hi @support o/)

Aims Etcetera@aimsetc

Remember kids, sharing someone's nudes without consent is an offence. Showing people who don't wanna see? Another offence. (Hi @support o/)

2:08 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Apparently "Report anyone who shares nudes without consent" is twitter code for "fill my mentions with people's private pictures". Right.

Aims Etcetera@aimsetc

Apparently "Report anyone who shares nudes without consent" is twitter code for "fill my mentions with people's private pictures". Right.

2:04 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And a dialogue about consent began to emerge.

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Nudity isn't the issue; it's consent. Jennifer Lawrence did not consent to this. Like many other women, that choice has been taken from her.

Charles Clymer@cmclymer

Nudity isn't the issue; it's consent. Jennifer Lawrence did not consent to this. Like many other women, that choice has been taken from her.

3:35 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Gotta love all the dudes ranting about invasion of privacy by the NSA while sharing nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence without her consent.

Charles Clymer@cmclymer

Gotta love all the dudes ranting about invasion of privacy by the NSA while sharing nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence without her consent.

3:18 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Bad Feminist writer Roxane Gay brought up the connection between the leaks and misogyny.

Like, OMG, beneath their clothes, did you know women are naked?

Roxane Bey@rgay

Like, OMG, beneath their clothes, did you know women are naked?

4:22 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Correct. Privacy is a privilege primarily afforded to men of a certain race and class. @gatsdee

Roxane Bey@rgay

Correct. Privacy is a privilege primarily afforded to men of a certain race and class. @gatsdee

4:22 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And some people just put it all into perspective with a little humor.

Reasons cats are better than people No. 871: Cats don't put stolen pictures of naked people on the internet.

Robin Edds@robinedds

Reasons cats are better than people No. 871: Cats don't put stolen pictures of naked people on the internet.

3:05 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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OMGG YASSS STOLEN NAKED PICTURES OF YOUNG WOMEN YASSSS BLATANT VIOLATION OF A FELLOW HUMAN BEING'S PRIVACY SO HOTTT OMFGGG MMMMM!

Bo Burnham@boburnham

OMGG YASSS STOLEN NAKED PICTURES OF YOUNG WOMEN YASSSS BLATANT VIOLATION OF A FELLOW HUMAN BEING'S PRIVACY SO HOTTT OMFGGG MMMMM!

2:51 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

why leak nudes when you can leak the chicken fries recipe

leah@jaureguisvibes

why leak nudes when you can leak the chicken fries recipe

3:13 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Your horny tweets about the leaked nudes of an actress should eventually have to be read aloud as part of your wedding vows.

Peter Schultz@pete_schultz

Your horny tweets about the leaked nudes of an actress should eventually have to be read aloud as part of your wedding vows.

3:33 PM - 31 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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