Jennifer Lawrence is an Oscar-winning actress who is one of the highest-paid in Hollywood, and she's frequently listed as one of the most beautiful and sexiest of today's female celebrities. But that doesn't mean that she hasn't been called "fat" by people in the entertainment industry who told her that she needed to lose weight. Her response to those critics? "You can go f*ck yourself."
Lawrence, 23, graces the cover of Harper's Bazaar's November 2013 issue. Quotes from the accompanying interview were released by Harper's Bazaar on Oct. 2, 2013.
In the article, Lawrence had this to say about being called "fat" by people in positions of power to hire an fire her. "I was young. It was just the kind of sh*t that actresses have to go through. Somebody told me I was fat, that I was going to get fired if I didn't lose a certain amount of weight. They brought in pictures of me where I was basically naked and told me to use them as motivation for my diet. It was just that.
"I was a little girl. I was hurt. It doesn't matter what accolades you get. I know it'll never happen to me again. If anybody even tries to whisper the word 'diet', I'm like, 'You can go f*ck yourself.'"
The year 2012 was a major breakthrough year for Lawrence. She starred in the blockbuster "The Hunger Games," the first in a series of movies based on the "Hunger Games" fantasy books. She also won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as a depressed widow who finds love again in the 2012 dramedy "Silver Linings Playbook." Lawrence's first Oscar nomination was for Best Actress, for the 2010 movie "Winter's Bone."
In 2013, she has two movies out: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (release date: Nov. 22) and "American Hustle" (release date: Dec. 25). "American Hustle" reunited her with "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Bradley Cooper and "Silver Linings Playbook" writer/director David O. Russell. Cooper and Lawrence also co-star in the drama "Serena," which is being released in several countries outside the U.S. in 2013. There is currently no U.S release date for "Serena."
Lawrence is ranked at No. 2 on Forbes magazine's 2013 list of the highest-paid actresses. According to Forbes, Lawrence earned $26 million from May 2012 to May 2013. Angelina Jolie was ranked at No. 1, with $30 million for that same time period.
Lawrence's movies that are due to be released in 2014 are the sequels "Dumb and Dumber To," "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."