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Jennifer Lawrence Discusses Her Anxiety Disorder

Nov 18 2013, 6:08pm CST | by ABC News Radio

ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Jennifer Lawrence wowed fans with her fiery portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in the hit movie The Hunger Games. Yet, despite Lawrence’s confident command of the film’s...

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Jennifer Lawrence Discusses Her Anxiety Disorder

Nov 18 2013, 6:08pm CST | by ABC News Radio

ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Jennifer Lawrence wowed fans with her fiery portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in the hit movie The Hunger Games. Yet, despite Lawrence’s confident command of the film’s leading role, the actress admits she has struggled to mirror that confidence in her personal life.

In an interview with French magazine Madam Figaro, the 23-year-old actress revealed how she overcame social anxiety disorder.

“My nickname was ‘Nitro,’ as nitroglycerin,” she recalled of her childhood. “I was hyperactive, curious about everything. When my mother talks about my childhood, she always says there was a light within me.”

“When I went to school, this light went out,” she continued. “We never knew what it was, a kind of social anxiety. I went to see a shrink, nothing worked.”

It wasn’t until Lawrence decided to pursue a career in acting that her struggles subsided.

One day, I begged my parents to take me to a casting,” Lawrence told the magazine. “We went off to New York and that’s where I started acting. On stage, my mother saw the change taking place in me. She saw my anxieties disappear. … I felt capable whereas before I felt good for nothing. This is why Mom fought for me to become an actress.”

During the interview, Lawrence also thanked her parents for their efforts to ensure her happiness. Her parents took out two mortgages on their homes and moved to New York to support their daughter’s career, she said.

“They wanted me to grow up in Kentucky, to lead a normal life, what all parents want for their children,” she said. “But they saw me so truly happy that they sacrificed everything for my happiness. … Without my family, I would be nothing.”

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Jennifer Lawrence announced as co-host for Met Gala 2015

Sep 13 2014 1:04pm CDT | Source: Digital Spy

Jennifer Lawrence will co-chair the 2015 gala with a 'Chinese Whispers ...
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The Media Has Been Very Hypocritical Of The Celebrity Nude Photo Hack, But It's Trying To Change

Sep 8 2014 12:29pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Five years ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find a major news outlet shaming you for looking at hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence or the other famous women whose private property was stolen from them and shared online. When Perez Hilton launched in 2004 and TMZ quickly followed in 2005, a new kind of celebrity-obsessed culture developed. Since then, you've been compelled to "LOOK, LOOK, LOOK" every time a celebrity falls, ...
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‘Celebgate’ Photo Scandal is Late Night Fodder in This Week’s Top 5 Viral TV Clips

Sep 5 2014 12:13pm CDT | Source: Lost Remote

In this Friday’s installment of our partnership with 5by, the video discovery platform that curates the web’s best viral videos, we take a look at the top five videos of the week from the platform’s TV category. Trending this week is the ‘Celebgate’ photo scandal – source material that late night comedians live for. For more on the videos selected, Theo Tabah, 5by’s Head of Content In the aftermath of the “Celebgate” photo scandal – involving A-listers Jennifer Lawrence, Bar Refaeli, Ka ...
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Kaley Cuoco Clearly Isn't Taking The Nude Photo Hack Too Seriously

Sep 3 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

As Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Victoria Justice pursue legal action against the hackers and others found posting their stolen nude photos, Kaley Cuoco isn't taking things quite so seriously. The "Big Bang Theory" actress is among the many stars whose alleged nude photos were posted online this past weekend, yet Cuoco turned to humor in response to the incident: "What a fu ...
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Conan O'Brien Hacks The Celebrity Nude Hacker, And The Truth Is More Disturbing Than You Thought

Sep 3 2014 9:18am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

The celebrity nude hacker has finally been exposed ... literally. The recent hack of personal celebrity photos, including those of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, is currently being investigated, but Conan O'Brien doesn't think that's enough. In order to give the culprit a taste of his own medicine, the talk show host hired a team to hack the hacker, and what he found was pretty disturbing. "Conan" ...
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Famous Women Point Out Exactly Why Leaking Nude Photos Is So Very Wrong

Sep 2 2014 1:16pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

This past Sunday, a 4chan user posted nude and revealing photos online, supposedly hacked from the iCloud accounts of numerous female celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Lea Michele and more. While some outlets have reported this leak as a juicy celebrity "scandal," it's more accurately described as a sex crime. Despite the clear criminality of the leak, corners of social media have regressed to the all-too-familiar victim-blaming routine, placing the ...
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2 weeks ago

Lena Dunham condemns intimate photo leaks: 'Hackers are sex offenders'

Sep 1 2014 10:05am CDT | Source: Digital Spy

Girls creator hits out at those who released private photos of stars including Je ...
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Hacker leaks nude photos of stars including Jennifer Lawrence

Aug 31 2014 6:18pm CDT | Source: Digital Spy

Representative for Jennifer Lawrence condemns "violation of privacy" amid sc ...
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Jennifer Lawrence's Nude Photos Leak Online

Aug 31 2014 5:34pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

A 4chan user claims to have released nude photos of several female celebrities in a major hacking. The hacker said that he or she leaked photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and a host of other stars. A rep for J.Law confirmed that the images, allegedly stolen from her iCloud account, are real. "This is a flagrant violation of privacy," the spokesperson told HuffPost Entertainment. "The autho ...
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3 weeks ago

Alison Brie Explains Why Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman' Is Your New Favorite Show To Binge

Aug 22 2014 7:18am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Signing out of Netflix just got even harder. Netflix's new original series, "BoJack Horseman," is the animated story of a failed '90s sitcom star, who just happens to be part-human, part-horse, trying to make a legendary comeback in Hollywood. The show stars Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Aaron Paul and Alison Brie as BoJack's ghostwriter, Diane. In anticipation of the "BoJack" debut, Brie spoke with HuffPost to spill the deets on t ...
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