Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence63 posts
13 Oct, 2015

Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?

Writes Article

In an article for Dunham’s Lenny newsletter, titled Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars? Lawrence talks about her experiences.

It’s hard for me to speak about my experience as a working woman because I can safely say my problems aren’t exactly relatable. When the Sony hack happened and I found out how much less I was being paid than the lucky people with dicks, I didn’t get mad at Sony. I got mad at myself. I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early…But if I’m honest with myself, I would be lying if I didn’t say there was an element of wanting to be liked that influenced my decision to close the deal without a real fight. I didn’t want to seem “difficult” or “spoiled.” At the time, that seemed like a fine idea, until I saw the payroll on the Internet and realized every man I was working with definitely didn’t worry about being “difficult” or “spoiled.” I’m over trying to find the ‘adorable’ way to state my opinion and still be likable! F*ck that. I don’t think I’ve ever worked for a man in charge who spent time contemplating what angle he should use to have his voice heard. It’s just heard

2 Jun, 2006

Graduates High School

Graduation

jennifer-lawrence-young1In order to pursue acting, Lawrence graduates from Ballard High School two years early with an average GPA of 3.9. Though because of the traveling to and from New York City, she had to take many of her classes online.

15 Aug, 1990

Jennifer Lawrence born in Louisville, Kentucky

Birth

Lawrence is born to Karen and Gary Lawrence in Louisville, Kentucky. She has two brothers, Ben and Blaine, whom she is always telling stories about from when the three of them were kids. Her parents have also stated that when she was younger, she used to watch a lot of television, but not as a normal child would, but she would get up on her knees and really study what was happening on the screen. They believe that that was were she honed her skills to become an actress.

In seventh grade, Lawrence was voted as “Most Talkative”.

Jennifer Lawrence's Brothers (Korean sub)

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