'Bachelor' star Amanda Stanton says hacker has been threatening her with nude photo leak

Amanda Stanton got emotional with fans on Instagram on Tuesday, as she shared that a hacker has been dispersing nude photos of her. 

In a tearful video on her Instagram Story, the Bachelor alum said that about three weeks ago, she received an email from an individual claiming to have hacked her doctor's database and obtained nude medical photos of her from her breast augmentation. Stanton said the hacker threatened to send the photos around to people she follows on social media if she didn't pay him "a lot of money," and claimed that she's been harassed "every single day."  

"He sent them to my friend's boyfriend, he sent them to people who I work with, he sent them to producers at ABC. And it was just kind of out of my control and there was nothing I could do about it, so I figured that I might as well just address it," Stanton said, adding that she's receiving a lot of messages from people who have received the photos.

"I just want to say, thank you, and I'm sorry that I haven't responded to everybody. It's just been hard explaining the story so many times and I just don't want to give somebody like that power over me and I hope that maybe, just by addressing it, that he'll stop."

"Of course it’s something that I didn't want out there, but it's not the end of the world if people see my boobs. But I think I'm just so frustrated and I feel very violated," she said. "I've also been harassed every single day. I don't know what other information this person has. It's just been kind of exhausting." 

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: Amanda Stanton attends Lord & Taylor and The League Valentine's Day Speed Dating with Dean Unglert, Ashley Iaconetti, and Eric Bigger at The Bar Downstairs at the Andaz Hotel on January 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Lord & Taylor)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Amanda Stanton at the boohoo.com LA Pop-up Store Launch Party with Galore Magazine on November 1, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for boohoo.com)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Amanda Stanton attends the PrettyLittleThing By Kourtney Kardashian Launch on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)
BUENA PARK, CA - OCTOBER 06: Television personality Amanda Stanton visits Knott's Scary Farm at Knott's Berry Farm on October 6, 2017 in Buena Park, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Amanda Stanton attends the premiere of 'Flatliners' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on September 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - 'Episode 402B' - Paradise heads to the studio where host Chris Harrison thanks Bachelor Nation for its continued support through this controversial season that almost didnt happen on Tuesday, August 22, on The ABC Television Network. (Paul Hebert via Getty Images) WELLS ADAMS, AMANDA STANTON, RAVEN GATES, ALEXIS WATERS
CARSON, CA - MAY 13: Amanda Stanton attends 102.7 KIIS FM's 2017 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 13, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Ashley Iaconetti and Amanda Stanton attend the Sonix And Friends Pop-Up Shop on Melrose Avenue on March 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 02: Actress Amanda Stanton attends the premiere party for The Bachelor Charity at Sycamore Tavern on January 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage for Fashion Media)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 02: Amanda Stanton arrives at 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2016 at Staples Center on December 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Amanda Stanton attends REVOLVE Winter Formal 2016 on November 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for REVOLVE)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 15: Actor Amanda Stanton attends the Smash Global IV Event at Taglyan Complex on September 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Unique Nicole/Getty Images,)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 15: Actor Amanda Stanton attends the Smash Global IV Event at Taglyan Complex on September 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Unique Nicole/Getty Images,)
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - In 'Episode 306B,' which airs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), the story picks up as one panicked bachelor voices his concerns to a devastated bachelorette, leaving her fearful going into the final rose ceremony. One vulnerable bachelorette worries that her reserved guy may not reciprocate her feelings of love going into the all-important day. The couples arrive to the final rose ceremony where the possibility of happily ever after is just ahead of them. Who will leave their time in Paradise engaged and ready to start their next chapter and who will leave with their heart broken? (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) AMANDA STANTON, JOSH MURRAY

Stanton did not reveal whether police were involved in the situation. ET has reached out to her for comment. 

Just hours earlier, Stanton had posted on Instagram about a "rough" week. "Manxiety is out of control and I’ve been extremely stressed over some things that are completely out of my control." 

Through the drama, Stanton appears to have the support of her boyfriend, Bobby Jacobs, whom she raved about to ET last November. 

"It's my first relationship in a long time that I met somebody in the real world and it's a lot different," she shared. "He's such a homebody. He lives close to me and I just feel like we're in the same place in our lives. We want all the same things and, I don't know …it's just very easy, which is nice."

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