Jennifer Lawrence Fat Shaming Comments Controversy

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Jennifer Lawrence Fat Shaming Comments Controversy

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence the Oscar winning actress said in an interview with Barbara Walters that she believes “it should be illegal to call somebody fat on TV”

Speaking in an interview with a popular US host and Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters on Wednesday 18th, Jennifer Lawrence, 23; star of X-Men First Class and Hunger Games reveal her concerns about how young folks are affected by different media attitudes, by saying that: “Because why is humiliating people funny”.

She added: “I get it and I do it too, we all do it,” this was for pinpointing the media that has the power to change people’s views about anything. She further said about the effects of media attitudes on younger generation especially the girls who are watching TV shows and picking up things about how to talk and to be cool.

Jennifer features in the Barbara Walter’s series of The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013. While answering Barbara she also said that regulatory authorities should handle the act of calling some body fat on TV.  She compared this act with cigarettes, sex and cuss words regulatory policies. Lawrence gave such comments when she was asked about some shows like E! Fashion Police, hosted by Joan Rivers that criticizes the way women look and have attacked Jennifer for her views.

Jennifer Lawrence Fat Shaming Comments Controversy

It is believed by some that Jennifer is exceptionally anxious about the youth because of her own social issues as a young woman. While speaking in an interview with Madame Figaro Jennifer said, when my mother tell me about my childhood, she tells me all the time that I had some kind of light in me, when I started my school, the light was gone. Further, she added, “We never knew what it was, some sort of social anxiety”.

Lawrence, who is the winner of Oscar award for Silver Linings Playbook, has frequently been blunt on the subject of body image. Nowadays, the actor is constantly in the public attention and Hollywood stars in some of the huge blockbuster hits in recent times. However, reaching that level of status in Hollywood surely comes with a price.

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