Jennifer Lawrence first really came on everyone’s celebrity radar when we found out that she was cast for Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games franchise. Since then she seems to be everywhere! Not only is she an amazing actress and absolutely gorgeous, but she also has a killer personality. I am always on the hunt for a new interview from her or an appearance on some red carpet somewhere because her sense of humor is hilarious.
For many girls out there, Jennifer Lawrence is a figure to which they can easily relate and look up to.
Prior to The Hunger Games Jennifer starred in a number of award winning independent films such as The Burning Plain and Winter’s Bone. Before her Hunger Games days was her role as Mystique in X-Men: First Class.
Recently, I’ve been seeing promos for films with her in it every time I turn on the TV, from the recent thriller The House Down The Street to her current role in a rom-com called Silver Linings Playbook. At only 22 years old, Jennifer has sure accomplished a lot, including her recent SAG Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.
What I love most about Jennifer Lawrence aren’t her amazing acting skills, but how easy she is to relate to. She doesn’t have those posh Hollywood airs that many actors seem to walk around with, but is a normal young woman, just like me. Through her own positive body image, she promotes a message to her young fans that it’s okay to love themselves and their bodies regardless of shape and size or societal norms.
I also can’t get enough of her witty one-liners or anecdotes. She is often seen saying things that we don’t expect typical of a Hollywood star. While showing off her ring at the SAG Awards last weekend with a closeup camera, she joked about her “fat fingers” and accidentally left her award behind at an interview, later apologizing to the statuette that about leaving it behind. At the Golden Globes a couple of weeks ago she warned people she shook hands with to wash their hands because she had the flu.
Some may see her jokes and mannerisms to be crude and unladylike, but I find them to be a breath of fresh air. Jennifer Lawrence has not let fame go to her head and acts just like the rest of us. Though I don’t know her personally, and probably never will, in my head, Jennifer is just like my best friend.
What do you think of Jennifer Lawrence?