JENNIFER LAWRENCE ON EQUAL PAY, HER METEORIC RISE AND THE END OF THE HUNGER GAMES
Since her first appearance on screen as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games in 2012, Jennifer Lawrence, 25, has skyrocketed to the top of the A-list, weathered a nude photo scandal and had a high-profile relationship with Chris Martin… all without ever losing her cool. As The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, the final installment of the series, hits theaters, Jennifer reflects on the franchise that started it all.
So many people Katniss is so supportive of women. I think she’s the greatest female character ever.
You’re also standing up for women, recently writing an essay about the gender pay gap in Hollywood. Why?
It was about how my mentality got in the way of fighting just as hard as the men to get a better deal. They’re not going to give somebody more money who doesn’t ask for it.
What was the toughest part of this shoot?
The fight sequence in the sewer was exhausting. All of our gear and costumes were waterlogged, so it was like an extra 20 pounds. Poor Liam [Hemsworth] couldn’t stand up straight for three weeks.
Have you changed since the first Hunger Games?
I hope I’ve grown up. Going off and not doing movies with [Liam and Josh Hutcherson] was like losing training wheels. I was like, Okay, okay… I can ride in the street. I can do it.
Has it been hard to let go of Katniss?
These movies have been a part of my life for so many years. I feel the impact of being part of such a huge movie that does so much for
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What does one of the world’s top catwalkers want for Christmas? After sporting heels and skimpy lingerie for 12 months, Alessandra Ambrosio is all about comfort for herself and her loved ones. It’s that time of year when it’s nice to gift PJs, shares the 34-year-old stunner. I love getting them, so I love to give them too. Her brand of choice? Victoria’s Secret, of course. They’re very comfy. Another must-have: cashmere cardigans. I travel a lot, and I like to be comfortable, she explains. For more great gift ideas, turn the page.
This soft and snuggly flannel PJ set comes with a matching eye mask.