Jennifer Lawrence is explaining her latest feedback concerning feminine illustration in motion motion pictures.
Throughout a Dec. 7 Selection‘s Actors on Actors interview with Viola Davis, the Pleasure actress recalled her time making the Starvation Video games franchise, wherein she starred as protagonist Katniss Everdeen. She mentioned that earlier than her work on the undertaking, “no person had ever put a lady within the lead of an motion film, as a result of it would not work, we have been instructed.”
Lawrence is now clarifying that her phrases are “actually not what I meant to say in any respect” after her preliminary remarks obtained backlash on social media.
“It was my blunder and it got here out incorrect,” she instructed The Hollywood Reporter in a Dec. 8 interview. “I had nerves speaking to a dwelling legend.”
Lawrence famous that her commentary got here from a spot of reflection when talking to Davis, who performed a warrior within the female-led motion film The Girl King, launched this yr.