Scarlett Johansson - Scarlett Johansson Hacker Apologises

The hacker who stole naked pictures of Scarlett Johansson from her phone has apologised.

Christopher Chaney, 35, from Florida, who was arrested yesterday (12.10.11), admitted to stealing pictures from Scarlett and other celebrities including Mila Kunis and Vanessa Hudgens and posting them on the internet, claiming the hacking had started as a "curiosity" but spiralled out of control when he became addicted to it.

He told Fox affiliate WAWS: "I deeply apologise. I know what I did was probably one of the worst invasions of privacy someone could experience. And these people don't have privacy to begin with. And I was in that little sliver of privacy they do have.

"[The hacking] started as a curiosity and it turned into just being addicted to seeing the behind-the-scenes of what's going on with these people you see on the big screen every day.

"It was almost reading, like, a completely uncensored blog. I wasn't saving the emails to blackmail someone.

"I didn't know how to stop doing it myself, I wasn't attempting to break into emails and get stuff to sell or purposefully put it on the Internet.

"I've had like six months to think about it. It eats at me. When you're doing it, you're not thinking about what's going on with who you're doing it to."

Mr. Chaney has been charged with 26 counts of identity theft, unauthorised access to a protected computer and wiretapping and faces up to 121 years in prison if he's convicted.

He is currently out on $10,000 bail after promising that he will not use a computer or access the Internet. His next court date is scheduled for tomorrow (14.10.11).


Contactmusic

Tags: Scarlett Johansson - Mila Kunis - Vanessa Hudgens

Advertisement

More Scarlett Johansson

Wait, Did Scarlett Johansson Name Her Baby After Golden Girls?

Are Scarlett Johansson and her her beau Romain Dauriac secret fans of the 1980's sitcom 'Golden Girls'? The naming of their new daughter suggests so!...

Baby On Board! Scarlett Johansson And French Fiancé Welcome A Baby Girl

Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson and her fiancé Romain Dauriac have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl they have called Rose. A representative for...

Scarlett Johansson Welcomes First Child With Fiancé Romain Dauriac

One of Hollywood's hottest actresses has now become a first-time mother. Scarlett Johansson and her French fiancé Romain Dauriac welcomed a baby daughter into the...

Robert Downey Jr Calls For 'Black Widow' Movie, with Scarlett Johansson

After Lucy, is there anyone left who doesn't want a Black Widow spin-off movie with Scarlett Johansson? Robert Downey Jr - a man with considerable...

Advertisement

Demi Lovato Praises Beyonce & Kim Kardashian For Revolutionising Perceptions Of Beauty

Demi Lovato has credited Beyoncé and the Kardashians with revolutionising how we perceive beauty. The 22-year-old singer recently posted an image on Instagram showing how...

'Lucy' Merges Bessons' Obsessions: Action, and Beautiful Women

Luc Besson is clearly a cinematic force to reckon with, invading our cinemas this year as a producer (The Homesman) and writer (3 Days to...

'Lucy' Is Fantastic, But There Will Be No Sequel, Says Besson

Director Luc Besson has generated modest acclaim for his action-thriller Lucy, though the Frenchman says it is unlikely there will be a sequel. Fans of...

Lucy Movie Review

Luc Besson gleefully combines two of his favourite movie elements - fit women and wildly insane action - in this raucous guilty pleasure. It's almost...

Advertisement

Comments

Scarlett Johansson Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Scarlett Johansson

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All