Jennifer Lawrence's 'Humiliating' Experience Of Being Body-Shamed Is Unimaginable

Jennifer Lawrence said: "I was told I should use the naked photos of myself as inspiration for my diet"

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Jennifer Lawrence's 'Humiliating' Experience Of Being Body-Shamed Is Unimaginable

Jennifer Lawrence at Elle's Women in Hollywood event. (Image courtesy: AFP)

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Highlights

  1. Jennifer was asked to stand in a nude line-up only to body-shamed
  2. This happened to Jennifer when she was a rookie in Hollywood
  3. Jennifer Lawrence was last seen in 'mother!'
Actress Jennifer Lawrence, star of films like American Hustle and Joy, revealed a 'humiliating' and 'degrading' incident, which took place in her formative years in Hollywood, when a female producer made her stand in a nude line-up only to body-shame her, reports People magazine. The Oscar-winning was speaking at the Elle's Women in Hollywood event. She said: "A female producer had me do a nude line-up with about five women who were much, much, thinner than me. We are stood side-by-side with only tape on covering our privates. After that degrading and humiliating line-up, the female producer told me I should use the naked photos of myself as inspiration for my diet," reports People magazine.

"I let myself be treated a certain way because I felt I had to for my career. I'm still learning that I don't have to smile when a man makes me uncomfortable. Every human being should have the power to be treated with respect because they're human," Jennifer Lawrence added.

 
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Jennifer Lawrence at Elle's Women in Hollywood event. (Image courtesy: AFP)


Jennifer Lawrence made her Hollywood debut in 2008 film Garden Party after starring in several successful television shows like Company Town and The Bill Engvall Show. In a career spanning nine years, Jennifer Lawrence has made over 20 films including The Hunger Games series, the X-Men films, Dior and I and Silver Linings Playbook, for which she won Best Actress Academy Award.

Talking about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Jennifer Lawrence said: "I was deeply disturbed to hear the news about Harvey Weinstein's behavior. I worked with Harvey five years ago and I did not experience any form of harassment personally, nor did I know about any of these allegations. This kind of abuse is inexcusable and absolutely upsetting. My heart goes out to all of the women affected by these gross actions. And I want to thank them for their bravery to come forward," reports People magazine.

Jennifer Lawrence was last seen in mother! and her upcoming films are Red Sparrow and X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

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