Jennifer Lawrence refused to take sexual roles after her nudes were hacked


"I've got a pretty good speech", Lawrence said, adding with a laugh that "it ends with a martini to the face".

If we know anything about Jennifer Lawrence, it's that her ideal night includes staying home and drinking wine (same).

She is ready to take chances again with her upcoming film Red Sparrow, out in March, which features her in a sexual role - a first for the actor who was the victim of a nude photo hack more than three years ago. And it's so widespread, the abuse, from so many different people - it's directors, it's producers - that I think everybody needed to (process it). "I'll never share that part of myself ever since it got shared against my will, '" Lawrence told the Hollywood Reporter.

The movie, which is scheduled to be released on March 2, stars Lawrence as a former ballerina-turned-Russian spy who falls in love with a Central Intelligence Agency officer (Joel Edgerton).

Jennifer Lawrence said she was shocked by the numerous reports of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein that first emerged in October.

Reportedly, Lawrence, 27, said she knew Weinstein since she was 20. "But the fact is I have been given a platform, and if I don't use it, then I don't deserve it", the actress said at The Hollywood Reporter's annual Women in Entertainment breakfast, presented by Lifetime, held Wednesday morning at Los Angeles' Milk Studios.

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She said, "We all knew he was a dog, we knew that he was a tough guy, a brute, a tough guy to negotiate with".

"I've been probably more insecure after past year, and I don't know if that's just a feeling of: I've got more to lose, I have more people to disappoint. I didn't know that he was a rapist".

Lawrence spoke of her feelings over the Harvey Weinstein sexual allegations scandal, and said that while she has known the producer since she was 20, she did not have such an experience with him and that he was "paternal" towards her.

She said she hopes to see "social change" and that there needs to be equality between men and women for that to happen.

The actress praised the dozens of women who have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against several men in the industry.

Lawrence asked: "As long as there is one group of humans that is overruling another one, there's going to be abuse, (and) why would we be thought of as equals?"