Jennifer Lawrence refuses to diet for film roles

Actress Jennifer Lawrence refuses to starve herself for movie roles as she wants to set a positive example for her young female fans.

The 22-year-old actress has no plans to lose weight to fit into the Hollywood mould, and admits she was determined to look healthy when she trained to play highly-skilled hunter Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games.

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She tells Elle magazine, “In Hollywood, I’m obese. I’m considered a fat actress… I eat like a caveman. I’ll be the only actress who doesn’t have anorexia rumours… (But) I’m never going to starve myself for a part. I keep waiting for that one role to come along that scares me enough into dieting, and it just can’t happen. I’m invincible.

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“I don’t want little girls to be like, ‘Oh, I want to look like Katniss, so I’m going to skip dinner.’ That’s something that I was really conscious of during training, when you’re trying to get your body to look exactly right. I was trying to get my body to look fit and strong, not thin and underfed.”


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