Whitney Cummings shares topless photo after extortion attempt: 'Here it all is'

By Taryn Ryder, Yahoo Celebrity

American comedian and writer Whitney Cummings has a message for the people attempting to extort her over a NSFW photo: Joke's on you.

The creator of sitcoms 2 Broke Girls and Whitney revealed on Twitter "foolish dorks" are trying to blackmail her over a topless photo she accidentally shared on social media a few months ago.

Whitney Cummings attends Roseanne series premiere at the The Walt Disney Studios on March 23, 2018, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

"The people who took screen grabs are trying to get money from me, some said they have offers to sell them, some are asking for money to not post the photo," she shared Monday.

"They all must think I’m way more famous than I am, but they also must think I’m way more easily intimidated than I am," Cummings wrote.

The former Roseanne showrunner then posted the photo in question, adding, "If anyone is gonna make money or likes off my nipple, it’s gonna be me. So here it all is, you foolish dorks."

Although Cummings had a light tone, she called out everything that's entailed "when a woman in the public eye is extorted." Aside from time, money and energy one lives "with a pit in our stomach about when and how we will be humiliated."

The 36-year-old "Can I Touch It?" comic concluded by saying she won't out the names of people who were trying to get her money in case they are just "dumb kids." She wrote, "I wouldn't want the stupid ideas I had when I was a teenager to follow me around forever or else every time someone Googled me."

Cummings has received support from many people online, including fellow comedian Chris D'Elia.

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