I always feel like I have a hangover after I’ve finished reading one of Jennifer Lawrence’s magazine interviews. It’s like gossip gluttony – she gives so much, she promotes so hard, she overshares so consistently. J-Law is promoting Red Sparrow all over the place, and she got the April cover of Vanity Fair. It feels like she was just on the cover of VF a few months ago, but all of her TMI-interviews are sort of blurring together. That being said, I always enjoy a J-Law magazine interview. She makes my job easier, and she makes the interviewer’s job easier. She made dinner (roast chicken) for the VF reporter and they chatted in her California home over martinis. She learned how to make martinis from Michael Fassbender, who taught her to “swish” vermouth in the glass and then toss it before the vodka goes in. Interesting and wasteful! You can read the full VF piece here. Some highlights:
Her decorating style: “My bedroom looks like Vegas meets . . .” Her voice trails off. “Well, you never want to decorate anything before you’re 25.”
Doing nudity in Red Sparrow: “Red Sparrow really scared the hell out of me because I get nude. “I tried to do the movie without nudity but realized it just wouldn’t be right to put the character through something that I, myself, am not willing to go through.” But the actress draws a big distinction between the involuntary release of her photos and her decision to shed her clothes on-screen. “One is my choice.” That choice ultimately proved to be empowering. “I got something back that was taken from me, and it also felt normal,” she says.