Thursday, April 7, 2016

Jennifer Lawrence on the May 2016 Cover of Harper's Bazaar Magazine

It's been a little bit since we have seen Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet but you can catch the Oscar winner on the May 2016 cover of Harper's Bazaar which was shot by Mario Sorrenti. On the cover and in her fashion spread, JLaw is wearing CHRISTIAN DIOR SPRING 2016 COUTURE dresses. In the issue she talks her essay on pay equality, feminism, her Valentine's date, her people being intimidated by her and more. Continue below to read some excerpts from interview and to see her fashion spread. For more on JLaw's feature, visit and pick up a copy on newsstand on April 19th. 

Dior Haute Couture

On her essay about equal pay:
'I had no idea it was going to blow up like that. And I obviously only absorbed the negative. I didn't pay any attention to the positive feedback. My parents get really upset. They do not like me speaking out about anything political because it's hard to see your kid take criticism. But, really, people who criticized it are people who think women should not be paid the same as men. So I don't really care what those people think.'

On having dinner with her friend comic Aziz Ansari:
'It was the one night I could see Aziz. For Valentine's he got me a stuffed animal, and I got him a 'That's So Raven' Valentine's Day card.'

On people being intimidated by here:
'I can feel people sometimes are intimidated by me, but I try to do the best I can to offset that," she says. "There is zero reason to be intimidated by me. At all. But I also understand it.'

On feminism:
'I don't know why that word is so scary to people; it shouldn't be, because it just means equality. If we are moving forward in a society, you are feeling stronger as a woman, and you want to be taken more seriously. You don't have to take away the wonderful traits that come with being a woman: We are sensitive. We are pleasers. We're empathetic. All those things that can keep you from asking for what you want or making mistakes.'

On her 2016 Golden Globes awards dress:
'That was my plan-B dress. Plan A was a dress that I couldn't wear because awards season is synced with my menstrual cycle, and it has been for years. The red won because it was loose at the front. And I didn't have to worry about sucking anything in. The other dress was really tight, and I'm not going to suck in my uterus. I don't have to do that.'

Dior Haute Couture

Dior Haute Couture

Dior Haute Couture

Credit: Harper's Bazaar

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