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Jennifer Lawrence delivers moving speech about feeling ‘trapped’


Jennifer Lawrence delivers moving speech about feeling ‘trapped’


Several famous women took to the stage at Elle Women in Hollywood awards to deliver powerful speeches about the injustices they have faced over the years. Jennifer Lawrence’s speech seems to have attracted the most attention, however. She recalled being asked to lose 15 pounds in two weeks when she first started out in Tinsletown.

A producer had asked her to do a nude lineup for the role and to subsequently use the naked photograph as part of her inspiration to lose the weight they deemed necessary to play the part. Jennifer expressed that she felt ‘trapped’ by the entire experience.

Last week Jennifer made a statement regarding the Harvey Weinstein scandal. In the statement she specified that although she had not experienced any harassment personally from Weinstein, the allegations are still horrifying:

“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 br to come forward.”

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