“It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting,” she said.
“The law needs to be changed, and we need to change. That’s why these websites are responsible.”
Lawrence added that her fame did not negate her right to privacy and control over her body.
“Just because I’m a public figure, just because I’m an actress, does not mean that I asked for this,” she told the magazine.
“It does not mean that it comes with the territory. It’s my body, and it should be my choice, and the fact that it is not my choice is absolutely disgusting.”
Lawrence also had a message for celebrity news sites who spread the photos.
“You have a choice. You don’t have to be a person who spreads negativity and lies for a living,” she said. “You can do something good. You can be good. Let’s just make that choice.”
Read the Mamamia’s Team’s original opinion post on the nude photo scandal here.
Read Kate Leaver’s opinion post on why the hack was a crime against women here.