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Jennifer Lawrence on nude picture theft: 'It's not a scandal. It's a sex crime.'

More than a month after her private pictures were stolen and disseminated across the internet, Jennifer Lawrence has addressed ramifications of the theft — which eventually victimized more than 100 celebrities — in an extended interview with Vanity Fair.

"Just because I'm a public figure, just because I'm an actress, does not mean that I asked for this," said Lawrence. "It does not mean that it comes with the territory. It's my body, and it should be my choice, and the fact that it is not my choice is absolutely disgusting. I can't believe that we even live in that kind of world."

Lawrence went on to explain why she didn't issue a statement when the pictures originally surfaced. "I started to write an apology, but I don't have anything to say I'm sorry for," she said. "I was in a loving, healthy, great relationship for four years. It was long distance, and either your boyfriend is going to look at porn or he's going to look at you."

Lawrence also leveled criticism at the websites who posted the pictures, and the media outlets who called the theft a "scandal." "It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime," she said. "It is a sexual violation. It's disgusting. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change. […] Anybody who looked at those pictures, you're perpetuating a sexual offense. You should cower with shame."

For more from Lawrence, click over to Vanity Fair.