Nude photos of Scarlett Johansson prompt FBI investigation

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LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood A-Lister Scarlett Johansson was a trending topic on Twitter yesterday, but it wasn't publicity she wanted as private, nude photos of the 26-year-old star surfaced online.

The FBI is reportedly investigating the release of the photos, which were apparently obtained illegally when Johansson's cell phone was hacked.

"The FBI is aware of the alleged hacking incident and is looking into it," an FBI official told Fox News on Wednesday.

Johansson is one of approximately 50 celebrities listed in a report released in March after an investigation into a hacking ring that targeted smartphones and email accounts of Hollywood celebrities.