I sure hope this is a hypothetical situation. And as such, the scenario played out and you both have your answers on what would
But to answer your question, I think it's part of being in control. Having nudes splattered all over the internet is an evasion of privacy and there's no control who sees them and it lasts forever.
Hooking can remain anonymous to the overall population. Only a select few will know and they would have no reason to out your identity as much as keeping theirs safe.