Saturday 20 July 2019

Lawrence happy to 'ignore' Hoult

Jennifer Lawrence keeps her distance from boyfriend Nicholas Hoult while they are working
Jennifer Lawrence keeps her distance from boyfriend Nicholas Hoult while they are working

Jennifer Lawrence has revealed she and boyfriend Nicholas Hoult have agreed to "mutually ignore each other" when they are working.

The 23-year-old actress and her British actor boyfriend met on the set of X-Men: First Class, and star together in the sequel X-Men: Days Of Future Past. But Jennifer told Marie Claire magazine they are happy to keep their own space in their relationship.

Jennifer said: "When we're busy, we agree to mutually ignore each other. Not completely, but neither of us gets mad when the other doesn't text back or call.

"Life's super-busy. Obviously you know what they're doing, and you trust them. We're so young that it would almost be like if we lived in the same city, what would happen? We'd be living together.

"At least this way he's in the same boat as I am: We can go out and have our own lives and know that we have each other."

And Nicholas, 24, is not the only person Jennifer has been ignoring.

The Oscar-winning star of hit young adult franchise The Hunger Games admitted that she is finding fame hard to cope with, and said that life in the spotlight had made her "a lot more closed off and frankly probably rude".

Jennifer added: "I mean, I'm from Kentucky. I used to be very personable and make eye contact and smile at people, and now all I do is look down. When I'm at dinner and one person after another keeps interrupting to take pictures, it's like, 'I can't live like this'."

And the actress - who famously tripped on stage when accepting her Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook in 2013 - also spoke about her stumble on the red carpet at this year's Academy Awards ceremony, which sparked speculation her clumsy-persona is just for show.

Jennifer said: "'I'm trying to do the right thing, waving to fans, trying to be nice, and there's a traffic cone. The second I hit it, I was laughing, but on the inside I was like, 'You're f***ed. They're totally going to think this is an act.'

"But trust me if I was going to plan it, I would have done it at the Golden Globes or the SAGs. I would have never done it at two Oscars in a row. I watch Homeland - I'm craftier than that!"

The June issue of Marie Claire featuring Jennifer Lawrence will be available on newsstands on May 20.

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