US comic Whitney Cummings has been counseled for sharing a photo of her nipple in accordance with extortionists who attempted to blackmail cash from her to prevent them posting it on-line.
Cummings, 36, detailed how previous this yr she unintentionally shared a video which confirmed her nipple on an Instagram tale submit.
When she realised, she deleted the pictures, even though some of her fans had display screen grabbed the submit after which requested her how a lot she would pay them not to proportion it.
On Twitter, she wrote: “In April I unintentionally posted an insta tale that confirmed nipple. Once I realised, I deleted. The individuals who took display screen grabs are looking to get cash from me, some mentioned they’ve gives to promote them, some are inquiring for cash not to submit the photo.
“They all should assume I’m far more well-known than I’m, however in addition they should assume I’m far more simply intimidated than I’m. If any individual is gonna generate profits or likes off my nipple, it’s gonna be me. So right here all of it is, you silly dorks.”
Alongside this Cummings, who created the programme 2 Broke Girls and starred in her personal sitcom known as Whitney, posted the photo with which that they had tried to extort her with.
Explaining her reasoning extra, she mentioned: “When a girl within the public eye is extorted, we need to spend time, cash and effort coping with it, hiring legal professionals and safety professionals, and residing with a pit in our abdomen about when and the way we will be able to be humiliated. Y’all may have my nipple, however now not my time or cash anymore.
“I’m not posting the names of the people trying to extort me because some of them might be dumb kids. I wouldn’t want the stupid ideas I had when I was a teenager to follow me around forever or else every time someone Googled me, they’d see me shoplifting a NO FEAR t-shirt.”
Even within the wake of this, she defined she gained extra threats, and mentioned: “Now I’m getting threatened with ‘we’ve get right of entry to on your iCloud’.
“I’ll be honest, I stand by most of my nudes. Frankly I’m way more embarrassed by all the inspirational quotes I’ve screen grabbed.”
Her response has brought on reward on-line, with actress Mia Farrow responding to her on twitter: “You are awesome Whitney!”
Others instructed her to ship the main points of those that attempted to extort her to the police, branding them “low life worms”.
Some shared personal photographs of themselves in give a boost to of Cummings, announcing they “stood with” her.