For some reason, the sight of Jennifer Lawrence looking not like a starving refugee apparently infuriated critics of The Hunger Games to the point where they felt the need to go onto the web and post shit like “JENNIFER LAWRENCE IS TOO FAT!” Because calling someone fat on the web is a fresh, new form of journalism never before seen. Anyway, Jennifer has responded to the criticism, basically saying that she’s normal and the movie made a ton at the box office so eat a deep-fried dick. Via Chicago Suntimes:
“Jennifer told me, ‘This is hilarious. First, people say how so many actresses in Hollywood look anorexic, and now they are criticizing me for looking normal,’ ” the source recalled. The actress reportedly added that overly thin body images “are too often adopted by young girls and women — thanks to what they are constantly being shown as being attractive.”
Another point supposedly made by Lawrence was that nothing was written about her two main co-stars — Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth — who both also play residents of the film’s fictional District 12, where people are constantly facing starving conditions.
This might just be me, but when I read the book, I really only picked up on a handful of “skinny” references to Katniss, which is probably for the best because someone with the constitution of a toothpick probably wouldn’t be able to outlive 24 other people who all want her dead. If you want to watch an impossibly thin woman do things that would, in a sane universe, snap her in half, watch Angelina Jolie in Salt.