This Flare magazine cover is actually a couple years old, but a GIF showing the unretouched photo of Jennifer Lawrence getting shrunk down into the final cover image is currently making the rounds. Stuff like this depresses me so much. The section of her torso they shaved down in Photoshop? Those are ribs. They’re kind of important. Lawrence has jokingly expressed her love of Photoshop in the past, but in recent interviews she’s been pretty vocal about the need for more realistic bodies on screen. While discussing the decision to portray Katniss as physically strong instead of starving, Lawrence told the BBC, “I just kept saying, ‘We have the ability to control this image that young girls are going to be seeing. Girls see enough of this body that we can’t imitate, that we’ll never be able to obtain, these unrealistic expectations, and this is gonna be their hero, and we have control over that.’” Fashion magazines, it’s time to take note. [Daily Mail]
Will we ever come down from our Rob Ford high? Here’s the crack-smoking Toronto mayor’s admission speech, as performed by Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill, Martha Stewart, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Vince Vaughn, in the style of a Ken Burns’ documentary. [Buzzfeed]
There’s no questioning whether or not everybody loves Jennifer Lawrence, or whether or not she is deserving of this widespread love. She’s beautiful but in a way that seems of this earth, genuinely, unabashedly funny, compassionate, and eschews the starving-starlet mold — essentially, everything the America of 2013 wants out of a female celebrity. But is she America’s Sweetheart, and also who gives a fuck? Julia Roberts, OBVIOUSLY, the O.G. A.S. (no?) who had some thoughts to share regarding whether or not she would extend to Jennifer the invitation to her clurb. Vanity Fair said of Julia’s reaction, “Seriously, this 67-second video should be nominated for its own Oscar for best Live-Action Short. American Studies majors will no doubt be studying it for decades to come.” It’s true. That’s some pretty subtle shade you’ve got there, Julia … [Celebitchy]
Jennifer Lawrence had a scheduled appearance on “The Late Show With David Letterman” recently, but she couldn’t make it. Why? Because she was crapping her pants. Several times a day. And had to go to the hospital. “You can only shit your pants so many times a day before you, like, have to go to the emergency room,” she said. This is true. Jennifer shared all of these details and more with David Letterman, who could only respond, “Oh … my … goodness.” Get well soon, Jennifer! And stay near a toilet! [YouTube]
I’ve been surfing the web all day (just doing, ahem, my job) and have witnessed a myriad of very mixed reactions to Jennifer Lawrence‘s latest look. Some love it, some think it’s just alright, some think it is an absolute TRAVESTY. But we’re pretty unanimous over here — Amelia and I both love it. Jen has had her fair share of hits and misses during the “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” press circuit so far, but never once has she played it safe, so you’ve got to give the girl credit if nothing else! Click through to see the rest of the looks J. Law has worn on the “Catching Fire” press circuit!