Thursday 18 July 2019

Jennifer Lawrence: 'I'm incredibly rude to fans in public - I turn into a huge a**hole

The Oscar-winning actress described how she deals with being one of Hollywood’s most recognisable public figures.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the 2017 Governors Awards, on November 11, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON
Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the 2017 Governors Awards, on November 11, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON
Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lawrence on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Picture: Twitter
Jennifer Lawrence at the Women in Hollywood event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles
Mother! Premiere – London
Jennifer Lawrence attends ELLE's 24th Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration presented by L'Oreal Paris, Real Is Rare, Real Is A Diamond and CALVIN KLEIN at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for ELLE)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the 2017 Governors Awards, on November 11, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACONVALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images
Jennifer Lawrence, left, and Darren Aronofsky attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Mother!" at Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

By Sam Blewett, Press Association Los Angeles Correspondent

Jennifer Lawrence says she acts “incredibly rude” in public to deal with unwanted attention from fans.

The Oscar-winning actress, 27, described how she deals with being one of the Hollywood’s most recognisable public figure during a conversation with comedian Adam Sandler for US magazine Variety.

“I just generally, once I enter a public place, I become incredibly rude. I turn into a huge asshole,” she said.

“That’s kind of like my only way of defending myself, just being an asshole.”

“No,” she says is how she bluntly responds to somebody asking for a selfie, and she also demonstrated how she wags her finger if a fan approaches her table.

Lawrence, who was the world’s highest paid actress in 2015 and 2016 according to Forbes, said another approach is to say, “It’s my day off” or, “It’s Sunday, I’m not working today”.

But the mother! actress said that it’s worse for comedians, such as friend Amy Schumer, because of their likeability on screen.

Sandler, 51, however said he is far more friendly. “I sit them down, I feed them, I let them hang out with my kids,” he joked.

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