A difficult era. Jennifer LawrenceShe admitted that she struggled to cope with the sudden fame she received after the release of the first Hunger GamesMovie and her Academy Award win.
“I think I lost a sense of control,” the Joy actress, 32, explained during a Q&A at the London Film Festival on Saturday, October 8, per Deadline. “Between The Hunger Games coming out and winning the Oscar, I became such a commodity that I felt like every decision was a big, big group decision, because I had no idea what a huge movie star does next or what Katniss Everdeen should do after this.”
Lawrence had been nominated before she was nominated for the Oscars. The Hunger GamesThe franchise premiered in March 2012 and catapulted her stardom to a higher level. One year later, the Kentucky native won the best actress trophy at 85th Academy Awards for the performance in Silver Linings PlaybookAt 22 years old, she became the second-youngest person to receive the honor.
“When I reflect now, I think of those following years as just kind of a loss of control and then a reaction to try to get back,” the PassengersStar explained Saturday. “I’m so happy that I eventually, finally, in my late 20s kind of just stopped and made some major changes, and I got the voice in my head back. Now, it feels personal to me for the first time in a long time.”
Lawrence is getting ready for her first movie since she and her husband. Cooke MaroneyCy was welcomed into the world by his mother in February. The drama stars Lynsey, who is a soldier struggling to adjust to his new life after a traumatic brain Injury. CausewayThe movie will be available in November. Lawrence was also a producer after she founded her own production company, Excellent Cadaver.
“It’s very personal,” she told VogueThe movie was released last month. “I get emotional every time I watch the movie. This is not just because I talked about getting married and other stuff. It’s too personal to talk about.”
The interview also included the following: Don’t Look Up star opened up about becoming a mother, explaining that she’s been hesitant to discuss it publicly because it’s “so different” for every parent.
“If I say, ‘It was amazing from the start,’ some people will think, ‘It wasn’t amazing for me at first,’ and feel bad,” Lawrence said. “Fortunately, I have so many girlfriends who were honest. Who were like, ‘It’s scary. It’s possible that you won’t connect immediately. You might not fall in love right away.’ So, I felt so prepared to be forgiving.”
Despite her fears, however the Mother! star didn’t have any trouble developing a deep love for her son right away. “The morning after I gave birth, I felt like my whole life had started over,” she explained. “Like, ‘Now is day one of my life.’ I just stared. I was so in love. I also fell in love with all babies everywhere.”