Jennifer Lawrence covers the February 2016 issue of Glamour.
On her public persona: “I don’t feel like I’m misunderstood. I feel like I’m over-paid-attention-to. I’m not trying to be a GIF. I’m not trying to be a picked-up-on-Twitter quote. All I’m trying to do is act. And I have to promote these movies. And I am, at the end of the day, I guess, a fucking lunatic. So if you record what I’m saying, it’s gonna be goofy. What do I do? What do I do? I’m just a girl, sitting in front of the world and asking them to forgive her for speaking.”
On being a klutz: “I spilled milk this morning. Last night I spilled red wine all over the rug. All I want to be able to do is just walk from one place to another without falling! It’s so annoying, honestly. And now I’ve gone from the charming, like, ‘Oh my God, whoops, I fell’ — now it really pisses me off. Cause it’s embarrassing now. So now I fall, and I’m like, ‘Stop looking at me! Don’t take a picture!’ When I fell the second year at the Oscars, I was just like, ‘Fuck.’ Cause I would think the same exact thing. I know it looks like a gag. It’s really, really not.”
On pursuing acting: “My mom always says she… wanted me to fail so that I could come home, because not failing meant me being in New York. She lost a daughter, really, at 14. I mean, she’s very proud of me. She got on board when she saw how happy it made me. Because I knew. Emma Stone and I — we stayed up until, like, six in the morning talking about it the other night. We both were just like, ‘I just knew.'” Continue reading