Jennifer Lawrence says 'trauma' of having her nude photos shared online 'will exist forever'

Jennifer Lawrence has said the trauma of having her nude images shared online "will exist forever".

In 2014, the Hunger Games star was the victim of an iCloud hack which saw her intimate photos leaked on the internet.

Speaking to Vanity Fair, she said: "Anybody can go look at my naked body without my consent, at any time of day.

"Somebody in France just published them.

"My trauma will exist forever."

Other stars targeted included actress Kirsten Dunst, model Kate Upton and her husband, former Detroit Tigers baseball pitcher Justin Verlander.

Lawrence, who is currently pregnant with her first child with husband Cooke Maroney, said she wants to keep her family life private.

The 31-year-old star said: "Every instinct in my body wants to protect their privacy for the rest of their lives, as much as I can. I don't want anyone to feel welcome into their existence.

"And I feel like that just starts with not including them in this part of my work."

After a break from public life, she is returning to the big screen in end-of-the-world comedy Don't Look Up, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

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The US actress also told Vanity Fair that she was fortunate to have enjoyed success without the influence of Harvey Weinstein - but said she had experienced men within the industry being inappropriate.

"Harvey's victims were women that believed that he was going to help them," she said.

"Fortunately, by the time I had even come across Harvey in my career, I was about to win an Academy Award. I was getting The Hunger Games. So I avoided that specific situation.

"Of course, I'm a woman in the professional world. So it's not like I've gone my entire career with men being appropriate.

"But, yeah, that's a perfect example of where getting power quickly did save me."

She said she was disgusted Weinstein had "weaponised" her name. According to a lawsuit, he claimed he had slept with her in 2018.