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 Joy actress recalled her time making the Hunger Games franchise, through which she starred as protagonist Katniss Everdeen. She stated that earlier than her work on the venture, “no one had ever put a girl within the lead of an motion film, as a result of it would not work, we have been informed.”
Lawrence is now clarifying that her phrases are “definitely 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 informed The Hollywood Reporter in a Dec. 8 interview. “I had nerves speaking to a residing legend.”
Lawrence famous that her remark 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.