It’s been a very stressful week for Bella Thorne. ICYMI, the former Disney actress took to Twitter on Saturday, June 15, to stand up to a man who had hacked her account and was threatening to release personal photos. In an attempt to take back her power, the actress decided to share her nude photos herself, and many fans were super proud of her.
But not everyone was a fan of her actions. The View host Whoopi Goldberg slammed the 21-year-old for taking the pictures in the first place during Tuesday’s episode of the show.
“If you’re famous, I don’t care how old you are, you don’t take nude pictures of yourself,” she said. “Listen, when they’re hacking you, they’re hacking all of your stuff whether it’s one picture or a million pictures. Once you take that picture it goes into the cloud and it’s available to any hacker who wants it. And if you don’t know that in 2019, that this is an issue. You don’t get to do that.”
But the “Walk Me Home” singer was heartbroken by Whoopi’s response. And she posted a video to her Instagram Stories where she legit broke down in tears over her words.
“I’m not gonna lie, I wanna say that I feel pretty disgusting,” she said in the emotional video. “I feel pretty disgusting Whoopi, knowing everyones seen my s—t and I just want to say that watching this video made me feel really bad about myself. And I hope you’re happy, I really do.”
Bella even revealed that she was canceling her upcoming appearance on The View.
“I don’t really wanna go on The View anymore because I don’t really want to be beaten down by a bunch of older women for my body and my sexuality,” she continued. “I don’t really feel like that. And so, I’m going to cancel my interview because I don’t really want you guys talking about your views to young girls because I would not want my daughter to learn that and I would never say that to her.”
“Shame on you, Whoopi. Shame on you,” she added. “Shame on you for putting that public opinion just out there like that for every young girl to think that they’re disgusting for even taking a photo like that. Shame on you.”
But luckily, Bella is not alone. A bunch of her celebrity friends quickly took to social media to show her their support, including her former Shake It Up costar Zendaya and her ex-boyfriend Tyler Posey! It’s seriously so touching to see how many people have her back. Scroll through our gallery to see all the stars who have stuck up for Bella.
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