If you were on the internet over the weekend, then you probably saw that Iggy Azalea was trending. Photos that while Azalea consented to them being taken, were never intended for publication. Cue Men Of The Internet having a field day when the photos were uploaded. Unaware - or simply not bothered - of the emotional turmoil Azalea must have been going through, men were quick to tweet their sexual fantasies about the year-old rapper - along with endless 'memes' which were really not funny about masturbating to the photos. It go so much that she decided to deactivate her social media accounts. If you've ever been humiliated before in front of family and those you care about, maybe you can relate to what I'm going through. I never consented to taking topless pictures for potential release, period. I'm surprised and angry that they were not immediately deleted after the final images were selected. Needless to say that this will be causing Iggy a far greater amount of stress than him.
The Australian musician explains that her understanding prior to the photo shoot was that the publication would not print any topless pictures. In an official statement sent to The Independent , GQ Australia editor Michael Christensen said: "We were very disappointed to learn that outtakes from a photo shoot which were not approved or intended for publication appear to have been stolen from the photographer. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium.
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is making new waves on social media courtesy her bold pictures. She was seen baring it all in for her wild phot Read More. She was seen baring it all in for her wild photoshoot. Iggy Azalea, an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter and model moved to the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music. She currently lives in Los Angeles. Recently, Iggy's topless photos were leaked online which left the singer devastated, angry, disgusted and violated by this shameless act. I hadn't seen other women's covers leak so I felt comfortable on a closed set to model for such a reputable magazine knowing only the images with my hands covering would be considered for print. I never consented to taking topless pictures for potential release, period.
Over the weekend, topless photos of Iggy Azalea from a past GQ photoshoot emerged online without her permission. And following the leak, Azalea issued a now-unavailable statement before deactivating her Twitter and Instagram. Rapper Iggy Azalea scrubbed her Twitter and Instagram accounts after she spoke of being "violated" following a topless photo leak from outtakes of a cover shoot with GQ Australia. I feel blindsided, embarrassed, violated, angry, sad and a million other things. Not solely because I did not consent to this — but also because of the vile way people have reacted," Azalea wrote. Azalea described in a lengthy post how outtakes from a GQ magazine cover were leaked to the public. She said many other celebrities had shot covers for the magazine with "a strategically placed hand etc covering their breasts etc. I always felt they were very beautiful covers, so I jumped at the opportunity. The singer said she was overwhelmed by the amount of negative criticism from online trolls.