Dylan Sprouse, the former child star of Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," found himself back in the spotlight when nude pictures made their way onto the web earlier this week. The 22-year-old NYU student's snaps featured two full-frontal selfies (one in boxer, the other nude) that were "leaked" on Tumblr on Dec. 15, according to E! News.
Sprouse took to Twitter to acknowledge the pics, stating:
Whoops, guess I'm not 14 and fat anymore— Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) December 16, 2013
I messed up... but I'd be a fool not to own up to it. Got to move past it I suppose— Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) December 16, 2013
The actor also took to his own Tumblr page to speak out on the leak, writing:
... the real problem here was not me sending my pictures to someone, but rather, sending them to the WRONG someone. The real travesty is a misplaced trust, and while I am certainly to blame for it, it is a shame that my private life was somehow forcibly dragged into the public’s perception of me. What is wrong is that, generally I try to stay cool and collected with my prose and a role model for kids (maybe not anymore shamefully) and this seemingly inconsequential act will likely affect the youth’s impression of me. Not only that, but I worry somewhat for my artistic integrity, and my academic integrity.
Sprouse's twin and fellow NYU classmate, had his own take on his brother's leaked photo scandal:
@dylansprouse Cold in that bathroom huh?— Cole M. Sprouse (@colesprouse) December 16, 2013
To which Dylan replied:
.@colesprouse Love you too— Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) December 16, 2013
Ah, brotherly love.
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