Jennifer Lawrence on Harvey Weinstein: 'I Didn't Know He Was a Rapist'

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"I watch different characters on the news, and I'm like, 'You just wait'". "You wouldn't want me to say it to you". "I'll never share that part of myself ever since it got shared against my will, '" Lawrence told the Hollywood Reporter.

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In an earlier statement made when the accusations of sexual assault and harassment came out abot Weisntein, Lawrence said in a statement that she had been left "deeply disturbed" by the allegations, which saw the producer fired from his own company, The Weinstein Company, as well as the resignation of many board members, describing them as "inexcusable and absolutely upsetting".

She said she hopes to see "social change" and that there needs to be equality between men and women for that to happen. "He was paternal to me", she said. "Which was not true, but basically my job was threatened because the director said something fucked up to me and I said, 'That's sick, you can't talk to me like that, ' and then I was punished, and I got afraid that I wasn't going to be hired again".

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Despite the horrific accusations against the disgraced producer, Jennifer said he acted like a father to her. Harvey knew who she was since she was 20-years-old, so the thought of him being a rapist was truly shocking.

Aside from dreaming about tossing drinks in Trump's face, Lawrence said that her "political passion has become nearly an obsession". Its previous recipients include Barbra Streisand, Shonda Rhimes, Oprah Winfrey, Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren, Halle Berry, Jodie Foster, Glenn Close, Barbara Walters and Tina Fey. The foundation supports organizations like St. Mary's Center, the Boys and Girls Club, and the Kids Cancer Alliance, among others.

Jennifer Lawrence was sickened by the reports. And Lawrence said that right now, Represent.Us is at the front of her mind. "I know every studio head in town". And with regards to her personal life, Lawrence said she's a homebody, but loves her neighborhood.

As for what kind of drink she would throw in Trump's face, Lawrence specified a martini, but the interview does note that she and Winfrey were drinking rose, so that might just be an option, too. I've got a pretty good speech.

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