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Jennifer Lawrence Discusses Her Weight, Bluntness, and Living Arrangements

10 Comments November 11, 2012 by Filed Under: Jennifer Lawrence

 jennifer lawrence    Jennifer Lawrence Discusses Her Weight, Bluntness, and Living Arrangements   jenniferlawrenceelleAt first, fans were not all that excited about the blonde, shapely Jennifer Lawrence playing our beloved Katniss Everdeen. But after the “Hunger Games” movie release in March, there were no complaints to be heard. Unfortunately, our favorite heroine is still getting guff about her womanly figure.

“In Hollywood, I’m obese. I’m considered a fat actress,” states Lawrence in the December issue of “Elle” magazine.

Jennifer has never been one to conform to Hollywood standards, but now that she has a huge fan base, comprised mostly of younger teens thanks to her role in the “Hunger Games,” she wants to continue being a good role model for healthy self-image.

“I’m never going to starve myself for a part… I don’t want little girls to be like, ‘Oh, I want to look like Katniss, so I’m going to skip dinner,” says the Oscar-nominated actress. “That’s something I was really conscious of during training, when you’re trying to get your body to look exactly right. I was trying to get my body to look fit and strong — not thin and underfed.”

Despite the fact that Jennifer is one of the most sought-after talents,  she does not plan to show off her riches in the form of a monstrous nine-bedroom castle. “Ten million dollars and I’m still living in my parents’ condo…I’ve always lived in a tiny rat-infested apartment in New York, or a little condo in L.A., or a normal house in Kentucky. I think it would be very bizarre to live in a big mansion by myself.”

As for the candid remarks we all seem to love, Jennifer admits she feels uneasy about how her statements will be received. “I never know what’s going to come out of my mouth, and it’s horrible. I don’t find it positive in any way. When I get older, I’ll be more mature and poised. And I’ll have control over my mouth. One day, I’m going to grow up…”

Regarding her love life with Nicholas Hoult, who she starred alongside in “X-Men: First Class, Lawrence says, “[My boyfriend] is honestly my best friend, and hopefully I’m his best friend too. He’s my favorite person to be around and makes me laugh harder than anybody.”

As a fellow curvy girl, I really admire Jennifer for being confident in her body and not caving in to the ridiculous standards of beauty we see in the media. A woman’s shape doesn’t matter, as long as she is healthy. And I hope Jennifer never loses that frankness – it’s part of what makes her so hilarious.

[Source: USA Today]

Category: Jennifer Lawrence

  • thependragons<3

    Jen? Fat? Hollywood should stop trying to pressure the actors to look like size 2 models!

  • banananzzz

    i love jen cuz shes shes always so honest and sweet <3

  • i<3tswizzle13:)

    Ur kidding right? Jennifer Lawrence’s body is frickin amazing i envy her. How could anyone think she’s fat?!

  • Denise

    I think Jennifer is a GREAT role model for everyone. I am an older woman and always trying to be skinney is a pain. Everyone should like who you are and not try to change you. Jennifer I hope you never change. And, I am also from Kentucky.

  • Rachel

    I don’t think that Jennifer Lawrence is fat! She is skinny! I chose Jennifer Lawrence to be my favorite actress is because 1. she plays on the hunger games 2. X-Men 1st Class 3. Because she said who wants to show off their riches, I don’t want to be alone in a mansion. She is not like the other actresses. I think she’s awesome! LUV U JEN!

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  • Jim

    I love curvy women, many men (and women) do. Haters gonna hate.

  • Luna

    I don’t think she’s fat but Katniss was described as very tiny and underfed since she couldn’t eat everything she hunted. There was little Jen could do with her height but she could have stopped to overeat and abusing junk greasy food as she admits she does. She didn’t bother and now she is trying to make excuses for that.

    And sorry I’m still have a lot of complains about her as Katniss. She never nailed the right look and her performances wasn’t anything that blew my mind. I still think Kaya Scodelario, Saoirse Ronan , Hailee stanfield and more than anyone else Danielle Chuchran could have outperformed Jen in a heartbeat and they are closer in looks to Katniss and less fond of junk food. I saw the movie just once instead of the 6 times I watched Mortal Instruments because I hated half THG cast but most of anyone else Jennifer. My friends are hunger games fans and we never comment this on the net because Hungries and twihards bully us but we weren’t so happy with Jen’s performance.

    And what a way to patronize and be vain. So she thinks her fans are as stupid to starve themselves just because of her? The books have been more popular than her since forever and i never heard of someone starving to death to look like Katniss. Teens are not stupid as she is trying to make them be. And if she is so worried about being a role model, why not to become a role model of healthy eating habits in a coutry with the highest obesity rate? I lost an overweight friend a few years ago because he had a heart attack, She shouldn’t eat like a caveman and abuse candies if she’s so worried her fans can try to emulate her. It’s just she doesn’t want to give up junk food but she can afford to have liposuction and expensive medical treatment that can make her look fit even after eating more than she should.

    Now you can bring the thumbs down twihards and tributes.

    • Luna

      One more thing, most Jen magazine covers are highly airbrushed to make her look thinner, erase her double chin and fat cheeks. Has she ever asked for magazines to show her real looks? after all she’s not fat, just curvy but why doesn’t she shows her real body instead of trying to make it look as though she is thinner than she really is.

  • Kevin Donovan

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