Bella Thorne Asks Zendaya If She’s Seen Her Nudes
If you’re a person who’s been on the internet this week, you probably know that Bella Thorne released her own nudes after a hacker broke into her phone and threatened to leak them. The former Disney actress came under fire when the story was discussed on the daytime talk show The View. Co-host Whoopi Goldberg criticized Bella for even taking nudes in the first place, saying, “If you’re famous, I don’t care how old you are. You don’t take nude pictures of yourself. 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, I’m sorry. You don’t get to do that.” Since then, tons of stars have come to Bella’s defense, including her former Shake It Off costar, Zendaya.
On Thursday, Bella posted a compilation of screenshots from fellow stars and friends who were sharing their messages of support after the scandal. The group, which included Lucy Hale, Lily-Rose Depp, and Bella’s ex-boyfriend Tyler Posey, told Bella how proud they were of her efforts to speak out against slut-shaming and her advocacy for women’s right to privacy and safe exploration of their sexualities.
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All u need is support to be brave part two. @zendaya called me today to make sure I was ok, we talked a lot about this generation, the one before us as well, and how as women we shouldn’t feel bad about ourselves our bodies. Slut shaming is one of the biggest topics of this generation but yet we still keep going some how. It’s really really sad. 🚫 the view 🚫
In the screenshot of their texts, Zendaya tells Bella, “You are strong and courageous and beautiful inside and out.” Zendaya also added, “You’re a light and I’m proud of you.” Aww! We don’t see Bella and Zendaya hanging out a lot these days (Understandable! They’re both super busy!), but it’s nice to know that the two friends still take time to love and support each other.
In typical Bella Thorne fashion, the actress responded to the message in a slightly off-beat way. She texted her friend “Have u seen my nudes too.” To be fair, it’s a legitimate question, but like, why did that make it into the screenshot? Why was that the first thing Bella asked? As always, Bella’s left us with a lot of questions. But we love it.