Its sad to see a talented actress go downhill so fast, but thats
what happens in the intersection of Hollywood and politicsa big
Case in point: Jennifer Lawrence. She once held America
spellbound by her husky voice, sweet smile, unapologetic curves,
and authenticity when dealing with the press. Her movies were
compelling, and her performances sparkled. Lawrence was a
refreshing respite from the fake, self-aggrandizing liberal
lemmings of Hollywood.
Now, like so many other actors who arent satisfied with simply
being artists and entertainers, Lawrence has become political. Her
charm has turned crass, making one wonder if weve been seeing the
real Jennifer Lawrence all this time.
It All Began With Kentucky
Lawrences Mr. Hyde side revealed itself to most Americanswho
simply knew her as the beloved rebel Katniss in Hunger Gameswhen
Lawrence criticized half of America during the Kentucky same-sex
marriage controversy. County Clerk Kim Davis refused to issue
licenses to same-sex couples because of her Christian beliefs
regarding traditional marriage, and Lawrence flipped out.
Dont even say her name in this house, she told Vogue.
All those people holding their crucifixes, which may as well be
pitchforks, thinking theyre fighting the good fight. I grew up in
Kentucky. I know how they are.
During the presidential election, Lawrence lashed out again,
dramatically saying, If Donald Trump is president of the United
States, it will be the end of the world. The world, of course,
After Trumps election, Lawrence wrote an op-ed, telling women to
embrace their anger. This country was founded on immigration and
today the only people that feel safe, that their rights are
recognized and respected are white men, she
wrote. Do not let this defeat youlet this enrage you! Let it
motivate you! Let this be the fire you didnt have before. If you
are an immigrant, if you are a person of color, if you are LGBTQ+,
if you are a womandont be afraid, be loud!
In a particularly hypocritical
moment, she said the country needs to move past its political
division and anger, despite her own hostility toward Republicans,
Christians, and the president. In an interview with Graham Norton,
said she had attended a concert where Trump was present. I had
my full security, I was like, Find Donald Trump, she explained.
Because I was adamant on finding him and then making a video of