Report: WWE Bracing for More Nude Photo Leaks

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Months after nude photos of WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair were compromised and published on the internet, the company has been told to brace for leaks of additional employees’ explicit photos, a report says.

Sean Ross Sapp of Fighful.com reported July 17 that the WWE was informed that more nude photo leaks of WWE superstars are on their way. Sapp was told by a source that the company was told of the current situation this past weekend, adding that photos and videos of several current and former superstars “will likely emerge” soon.

Though it’s unclear which superstars are the subject of the reported leak, talk of nude photos featuring WWE Superstar Kevin Owens have spread on social media, but it’s appears to be a hoax. Owens shot down the rumors on Twitter shortly after he landed in the U.K. on Monday.

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The newest report comes after explicit photos of Charlotte were leaked back in early May. At the time, Charlotte confirmed that the photos were her and demanded they be removed “immediately.”

“Private photos of mine were stolen and shared publicly without my consent,” she explained in a May 4 tweet that’s since been deleted. “These images must be removed from the Internet immediately.”

Charlotte’s photos surfaced a few months after a number of Paige‘s explicit photos and videos were stolen from her cell phone and leaked online by a hacker.

Paige wrote a lengthy message on social media that said after the leak she had days that made her feel as if she wanted to physically harm herself.

I made a big mistake. Huge. I put trust in the hands of someone that took advantage of a young girl years ago. It was my mistake and I’ll always take responsibility.

The one thing that was the hardest was thinking ‘my husband is gonna leave me’ ‘my family will disown me’ but I’m blessed beyond words to have a family and a husband that stuck by me because they know who I am. They know I’m not a bad person and they held my hands through hell.

In 2015, nude images of superstar Seth Rollins were leaked to Twitter by then-fiancee Leighla Schultz.

WWE superstar Summer Rae also reportedly had private photos hacked and leaked to numerous websites. But she took to Twitter to respond shortly after the reported leak, implying that the photographs of her weren’t real.

WWE has tried to take steps to combat explicit images of its employees surfacing online and even had a meeting with its talent to address the situation earlier this year. Employees were educated on how to avoid phishing scams that are capable of accessing their personal information and passwords in addition to taking other security measures.

Read the full details of the meeting, reported by Fightful.com, below:

Phones, USB drives, and other hardware as gifts weren’t outright prohibited, but were strongly recommended against, with one of the lines being “I don’t care if Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie give it to you, it’s not safe.” Similar methods have been used to hack many celebrities. The company has made changes to moral policies as it pertains to social media, but not everyone has signed them as of now.

WWE also made it clear that only the talent themselves and WWE’s team should be able to access their social media — not friends, boyfriends, husbands, wives, children, or family, regardless of circumstance.

Fightful.com was told that the meetings didn’t scold talent in any way, and were fairly light hearted considering the content that was addressed. WWE brought in specialists to answer any questions that their contractors have.

The talent that Fightful heard from said they considered the meeting productive, as there are many on the roster who aren’t tech savvy.


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