“The worst feeling about being there was that I wasn’t helping anybody,” she says of the humanitarian crisis.“I was doing a character study.” (Lawrence is also a producer on , the Spielberg film based on Addario’s memoir.) Lawrence, who has donated generously to a number of charities (including million to a children’s hospital in her hometown this year), said she found solace in vowing to visit again in a more active role.I support her completely when it comes to work and I feel the same from her, but I know we’d be friends even if we didn’t do the same job.”Lawrence is also loyal to her close friends outside the industry and makes time to celebrate their personal milestones. Lawrence—whose longest relationship was with co-star Nicholas Hoult—currently seems more focused on professional, rather than romantic, collaborations.
In unreal circumstances, Lawrence is learning to assert herself as a real person, whether that means equal pay, privacy, or never being a bridesmaid again.
She worships the usual icons, but, more and more, they approach her, as Paul Mc Cartney did to compliment her dancing to “Live and Let Die” in For Lawrence, the jarring juxtapositions—between real person and unreal circumstances—are softened by the fact that she has made good friends in the business, such as Emma Stone, who understand Hollywood’s inherently bizarre pressures.
Lawrence and Stone met via mutual co-star Woody Harrelson, who appeared with Lawrence in and predicted their compatibility.
Delicate gold jewelry circles her wrists, neck, and fingers, and her most pronounced accessory, a security team, looms nearby.
She orders tea and explains, “I am playing a ballerina in my next movie, so my first step is not drinking alcohol for every meal of the day.