Clay Aiken Slams Hacked Celebrities: They Deserve It!

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Sorry, Kim Kardashian.

Tough break, Kate Upton.

Why are you so upset, Gabrielle Union?

With a new round of naked celebrity photos hitting the Internet this weekend, courtesy of a perverted hacker on Reddit and 4chan, those who have seen their bare bodies exposed to the world against their will should not look to Clay Aiken for sympathy.

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"Anybody who takes inappropriate pictures of themselves deserves exactly what they get," Aiken told The Washington Post late last week, contradicting himself a bit by adding:

"Of course whoever [stole and released the photos] should be hogtied. And it's unfortunate that we don't have Internet security right now or the laws in place to protect people from pirating that stuff."

Those two opinions don't exactly go together, of course.

If victims "deserve" to be victimized, why would a culprit also deserve to be "hogtied?" If Aiken truly believes his original point, he shouldn't have any real problem with the hacker at the center of this scandal.

Aiken's view runs counter to that of many others, of course. Lena Dunham has spoken out on the cruel nature of this hacking, while Union has referred to it as a "hate crime."

Dubbed "The Fappening," the controversy kicked off a few weeks ago when many photos of Jennifer Lawrence nude went viral. They were quickly followed by shots of Upton, Kaley Cuoco and other female stars.

The FBI says it is investigating the computer and cell phone hacking, but it clearly has not found the perpetrator just yet.

In the last couple days, a new flood of naked pictures have hit the Web, as Hope Solo, Amber Heard, Hayden Panettiere and Vanessa Hudgens have all seen their privacy violated in the most intimate of ways.

Sorry, Clay. But we only share your second point of view here: the hacker belongs in jail for a long time.

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