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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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3 weeks ago

Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin Reportedly Split

Oct 27 2014 5:11pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin surprised everyone when they began dating back in August. Now, they've surprised everyone yet again by reportedly breaking up. The 24-year-old actress was the one to end things with the 37-year-old Coldplay singer, a source told People magazine. Apparently, even a rumored blessing from Martin's consciously-uncoupled wife, Gwyneth Paltrow (she reportedly felt, "Hey, he could do worse,'" of Martin ...
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5 weeks ago

Larry David Responds To Jennifer Lawrence's Declaration Of Love

Oct 13 2014 1:09pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

In a recent profile in Vanity Fair, Jennifer Lawrence confessed her love for "Curb Your Enthusiasm" creator and star Larry David. "I'm in love with him, and I have been for a really long time," the 24-year-old actress said. "I worship Woody Allen, but I don't feel it below the belt the way I do for Larry David." At the New Yorker Festival on Saturday, David had the chance to respond to the young star's crush, saying the age difference would ...
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6 weeks ago

Nicholas Hoult Uncomfortably Discusses Jennifer Lawrence's Leaked Nude Photos

Oct 10 2014 1:15pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

For a surefire way to make a conversation exceedingly awkward, take "Good Day New York" host Rosanna Scotto's approach during an interview with Nicholas Hoult in which she asked if Jennifer Lawrence's leaked nude photos were intended for him. On Thursday, Hoult appeared on the show to promote his new movie, "Young Ones," but the questioning veered sharply off-course when Scotto asked: "Speaking of fri ...
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6 weeks ago

Nick Hogan Is The First Male Victim Of The Celebrity Photo Hacking Ring

Oct 6 2014 12:59pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Hulk Hogan's son Nick Hogan has become the first male celebrity to have his personal photos stolen by a ring of hackers, reports TMZ. Dozens of photos were stolen from the 24-year-old, including some in which he poses with various girlfriends from over the years, in various states of undress and sexual positions, according to the website. Hogan told TMZ that some of the photos included in the leak are not his -- specifically a photograph of a penis, and another photo of his mo ...
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7 weeks ago

Bradley Cooper surprises Jennifer Lawrence in first clip from Serena

Oct 3 2014 5:04am CDT | Source: Digital Spy

The delayed period drama will premiere at BFI London Film Festival o ...
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7 weeks ago

Listen to Lorde's Anthem for the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Soundtrack

Sep 29 2014 1:47pm CDT | Source: TV Guide

Lorde has released her a new song, titled "Yellow Flicker Beat," for the upcoming third film in the Hunger Games series. In July, Lionsgate announced that the 17-year-old music phenom would be curating the soundtrack and choosing which artists would be featured. The list is still under wraps and "Yellow Flicker Beat" is the first single for the album. which is slated for a Nov. 18 release date. Jennifer Lawrence is fearless in n ...
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