Mischa Barton has spoken out about somebody attempting to promote a intercourse tape of her.
She gave a information convention after her attorneys acquired a court docket order stopping the video and images being offered.
The actress, who starred in The OC, mentioned she did it to cease different girls going via the identical “ache and humiliation”.
“I got here ahead to battle this not just for myself however for all the ladies on the market,” she mentioned.
“I need to defend them from the ache and humiliation that I’ve needed to undergo. No lady ought to need to undergo this.”
The photographs had been apparently recorded within the final 12 months by somebody she had a relationship with, however with out Mischa Barton’s consent.
It’s claimed they’ve been supplied on the market to the best bidder.
She mentioned: “My absolute worst worry was realised after I realised that somebody I assumed I liked and trusted was filming my most intimate and personal moments with out my consent, with hidden cameras.
“Then I discovered one thing even worse: that somebody is attempting to promote these movies and make them public.
“It’s a very arduous factor to do however I’m glad that I’m lastly standing up for myself.”
Her lawyer, Lisa Bloom, mentioned the photographs had been a type of home abuse and the restraining order forbids the defendant from distributing, displaying, giving or promoting them.
She mentioned anybody who passes the photographs on would even be lined below the restraining order.
“Revenge porn is a quite common crime… it is scary, even for a celeb, to face up like this nevertheless it’s necessary for women and girls to face up for our rights.”
Mischa Barton’s feedback observe Emma Watson announcing she’s additionally taking authorized motion after dozens of personal pictures of her appeared on-line.
A spokesman for the Magnificence and the Beast star confirmed the photographs – which present her attempting on varied outfits – had been stolen.