Bella Thorne shares personal photos after hacker threatens to extort her over them

PHOTO: Bella Thorne attends an event on June 14, 2019, in New York City.PlayJim Spellman/Getty Images, FILE
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How do you handle a hacker trying to extort you by threatening to release personal photos? If you're Bella Thorne, you beat them to the punch.

The 21-year-old actress, model and singer took her power back after a criminal allegedly stole pictures that were hers and hers alone.

She posted screenshots of the NSFW photos to her Twitter account Saturday, along with screen shots of text messages he, or she, apparently sent Thorne, demanding money in exchange not to post the pics.

"F--- u and the power u think you have over me," Thorne began her tweet, going on to say she was "threatened with my own nudes. ...I feel gross, I feel watched, I feel someone has taken something from me that I only wanted one special person to see."

Thorne continued, "For too long I let a man take advantage of me over and over."

The actress added that she should decide who sees her personal photos.

"I'm putting this out because it's MY DECISION NOW YOU DON'T GET TO TAKE YET ANOTHER THING AWAY FROM ME," she wrote.

"I can sleep better knowing I took my power back," she declared.

Thorne ended her message with a warning to the hacker and extortionist that "The FBI will be at your house shortly."

Her fans spoke out in droves, supporting the actress in a clear case of personal violation and extortion.

"You took the power back from this piece of s---. That’s real strength. I love you," one wrote, while another added, "Yea like these are normal photos that every girl has of themself in their phone, but being. celebrity makes it 'scandalous' nothing wrong w thinkin ur sexy."