Jennifer Lawrence has opened up about the “trauma” of having her nude photos leaked back in 2014.
Speaking to Vanity Fair, Jennifer Lawrence revealed her embarrassment over knowing that “anybody can go look at my naked body without my consent, any time of the day”.
“Somebody in France just published them… my trauma will exist forever,” she said.
Jennifer Lawrence was one of several celebrities targeted by iCloud hackers, and Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Victoria Justice and Kate Upton also had nude photos leaked.
She previously told The Hollywood Reporter that having her privacy breached was like being “gang-banged by the fucking planet.”
“There’s not one person in the world that is not capable of seeing these intimate photos of me,” she said.
“You can just be at a barbecue and somebody can just pull them up on their phone. That was a really impossible thing to process.”
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Elsewhere in the Vanity Fair interview, Lawrence spoke about a near-death experience she had in 2017 when her small private plane almost crashed due to an engine failure.
“We were all just going to die…I started leaving little mental voicemails to my family, you know, ‘I’ve had a great life, I’m sorry,'” she said.
She continued: “I just felt guilty… everybody was going to be so bummed. And, oh, God, Pippi [her dog] was on my lap, that was the worst part. Here’s this little thing who didn’t ask to be a part of any of this.”
Lawrence revealed that she started praying before the crew could make an emergency landing, noting that the experience “made me a lot weaker”.
“Flying is horrific and I have to do it all the time,” she said.
She explained that it wasn’t long after the accident that she took a hiatus from acting because “everybody had gotten sick of me”.
“I was not pumping out the quality [of work] that I should have… I just think everybody had gotten sick of me. I’d gotten sick of me. It had just gotten to a point where I couldn’t do anything right,” she said.
“If I walked a red carpet, it was, ‘Why didn’t she run?’… I think that I was people-pleasing for the majority of my life. Working made me feel like nobody could be mad at me – ‘OK, I said yes, we’re doing it. Nobody’s mad,'” she continued.
“And then I felt like I reached a point where people were not pleased just by my existence. So that kind of shook me out of thinking that work or your career can bring any kind of peace to your soul.”
Lawrence’s upcoming film Don’t Look Up is set to premiere on Netflix next month.
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