Whitney Cummings is standing as much as trolls who tried to extort her over an unintentional nip-slip by fearlessly posting a screenshot of the topless picture herself.
“In April I by accident posted an insta story that confirmed nipple,” she tweeted on Monday, together with the picture. “As soon as I noticed, I deleted. The individuals who took display grabs try to get cash from me, some stated they’ve affords to promote them, some are asking for cash to not put up the picture.”
The screenshot revealed Cummings’ breast as she filmed herself having a shower.
“All of them should assume I’m far more well-known than I’m, however additionally they should assume I’m far more simply intimidated than I’m,” she captioned the nude photos. “If anybody is gonna earn a living or likes off my nipple, it’s gonna be me. So right here all of it is, you silly dorks.”
The 36-year-old comic stated that she would reasonably have her topless pic out within the open than must dedicate herself to coping with these sorts of threats.
“When a girl within the public eye is extorted, we’ve to spend time, cash and vitality coping with it, hiring legal professionals and safety consultants, and dwelling with a pit in our abdomen about when and the way we will likely be humiliated,” she wrote. “Y’all can have my nipple, however not my time or cash anymore.”
She added that she wouldn’t be publicizing the names of those that tried to blackmail her as they “could be dumb children” and she or he wouldn’t need to damage their lives over a mistake they made after they have been younger.
Shortly after sharing her story, Twitter customers confirmed their assist by posting their very own embarrassing pictures with the hashtag, #istandwithwitney.
“Thanks everybody who despatched me embarrassing footage of yourselves to make me really feel higher about my embarrassing picture,” she stated. “It means the world to me, however I wouldn’t freak out should you stopped sending me pictures of your bushy balls.”