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Donate to Political Cause, You Could Win Date With J-Law

She's raffling off a wine-tasting date

(Newser) - If drinking wine with Jennifer Lawrence sounds like a dream come true, the experience could be yours if you donate to an organization aiming to "fix America's broken political system." The actress, a board member for Represent.Us, is asking fans to donate to the organization (which... More »

Jennifer Lawrence on Scene So Intense She Hyperventilated

And dislocated a rib, requiring the creation of a 'Kardashian tent'

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence gives a very J-Law-esque interview to Vogue (it involves, among other things, a funny story about crystals and Lawrence's refreshingly honest take on her recent critically-derided movie Passengers) in which she says that, while filming Darren Aronofsky's Mother!, things got so intense while filming she actually... More »

Sharon Tate's Sister Explains Her J-Law Diss

'There's two different kinds of pretty'

(Newser) - When news broke that Quentin Tarantino was making a movie about the Charles Manson murders , it was a safe bet that controversy would follow. But the first sign of it is unexpected: a strange debate on whether Jennifer Lawrence is pretty enough to play Sharon Tate, one of the victims.... More »

Tarantino's Next Movie May Be His Most Controversial

Rumored film about Manson murders labeled 'disgusting'

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino may have found his next movie, one that's already proving controversial despite scarce details. According to the Hollywood Reporter , Tarantino has written and will direct "a unique take" on the murders carried out by Charles Manson and his followers in the 1960s. Details of the script... More »

Jennifer Lawrence's Plane Has Incident at 31K Feet

Left engine reportedly failed, and it wasn't the only one

(Newser) - Engine failure is not what you want to experience at 31,000 feet, but that's what happened to actress Jennifer Lawrence on Saturday—and then it got worse. The 26-year-old had departed Louisville, Ky., on a private plane with two pilots and one other passenger when the engine issue... More »

Passengers Can't Stop Rogue One

Stars Wars' latest romps a 2nd week with $96M

(Newser) - It was an intergalactic holiday at movie theaters as Rogue One blasted past a quartet of new releases to hold onto the top spot at the weekend box office. The Star Wars story added another $96 million to its coffers over the four-day holiday period, according to studio estimates Monday.... More »

Passengers 'Isn't Worth the Trip'

It could have been great, but took the easy way out: critics

(Newser) - The premise: Two humans awake from hibernation 90 years too early on a spaceship that's supposed to be taking them and thousands of others to a new planet. The reaction: No, thank you. Here's what critics are saying about Passengers :
  • Chris Pratt's Jim is keeping a secret
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Jennifer Lawrence Apologizes Over Her Hawaii Story

Tale of 'sacred' rock was meant to be self-deprecating, she explains

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence is apologizing for a story about Hawaii that caused her much grief on social media. In making the rounds for new movie Passenger, Lawrence told an interviewer about how when she was filming Hunger Games in Hawaii, she accidentally sent a "sacred" rock tumbling down a mountain... More »

Jennifer Lawrence Chided for Telling 'Whitest Story Ever'

She seems to think it's funny, not so much everyone who watched her tell it

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence is often applauded for her funny, down-to-earth stories, but the one she told on the BBC 's Graham Norton Show over the weekend fell flat, the Guardian reports. Norton asked Lawrence about an incident that occurred while she was filming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in Hawaii... More »

Guy Who Hacked Celeb Nude Photos Is Sentenced

He will serve 18 months in federal prison

(Newser) - A hacker who stole hundreds of nude photos of celebrities that ended up online in 2014's "fappening" won't be seeing any naked women for a while: Ryan Collins, a 36-year-old from Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, according to the Hollywood Reporter . He... More »

World's Highest-Paid Actor: Ex-WWE Star 'The Rock'

With $64.5M paycheck; Jennifer Lawrence tops women actors with $46M

(Newser) - The Rock, Jackie Chan, and Matt Damon walk into a bar … and the Rock should probably pay for drinks, as the actor otherwise known as Dwayne Johnson has been named the world's highest-paid male actor by Forbes . Thanks to 2015 earnings of $64.5 million (his largest payday... More »

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Disgraced Biotech Boss

She's signed on for Theranos movie

(Newser) - It could be a blood-testing blockbuster: Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to play 32-year-old biotech startup founder Elizabeth Holmes in a movie about the wild ride of Theranos, Deadline reports. The company, which claimed it could test blood with a single finger prick , recently saw its value plummet from $9... More »

Why Rose McGowan, Others Are Outraged Over X-Men Billboard

Using violence against women to market movie is not OK, critics say

(Newser) - Billboards advertising X-Men: Apocalypse are raising hackles because they depict a scene in the superhero movie in which the villain, Apocalypse, played by Oscar Isaac, chokes the character Mystique, played by Jennifer Lawrence. "There is a major problem when the men and women at 20th Century Fox think casual... More »

JLaw: I Was Held in 'Jail' for 5 Hours

Lawrence's fib didn't go over well with customs agents

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence tried to tell a lie—really she did. On The Graham Norton Show, the actress says she was traveling to London to audition for the role of Mystique in 2011's X-Men: First Class when colleagues told her to lie about her visit because her passport was set... More »

7 Stars Who Pilfered Props From Film Sets

Who wouldn't want a pair of prosthetic testicles for dinner parties?

(Newser) - Who hasn't been tempted to pilfer a pen or a handful of paperclips from the office (or maybe steal a little time browsing the Web)? Well, it's not just common folk who may commit acts of on-the-job theft. Here's a sampling of the 18 actors who, according... More »

7 Celebs Who Say They'll Move Away if Trump Wins

Hasta la vista, Whoopi Goldberg

(Newser) - Fox & Friends rounded up all the celebrities who've said they plan to move out of the US if Donald Trump becomes president, Fox News Insider reports:
  1. Whoopi Goldberg: "I don't think that's America. I don't want it to be America. Maybe it's time
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JLaw and BFF 'ASchu' Totally Know Everyone Thinks They're Cool

They totally know everyone wants to hang out with them

(Newser) - On the heels of her red-carpet confession earlier in the evening that her private parts were itchy, Amy Schumer and pal Jennifer Lawrence took to the stage to show some clips from their respective movies, Trainwreck and Joy. Before they presented those snippets, the actresses, both nominated for best actress... More »

Hunger Games Still Ravenous

'Mockingjay' again wins box office as disaster befalls 'Victor Frankenstein'

(Newser) - Apparently The Hunger Games sounded pretty appetizing to Thanksgiving moviegoers, as the final installment of the franchise landed again atop the holiday weekend's box office with a tidy $75.8 million, reports USA Today . Mockingjay—Part 2 has now collected $440.7 million in two weeks of release, and... More »

Mockingjay 2 Both Fiery and 'Lukewarm'

JLaw 'has been the best possible Katniss,' says one critic

(Newser) - Katniss navigates a booby-trapped Capitol in the hope of assassinating evil President Snow in Mockingjay Part 2 , the final installment of the Hunger Games series, based on Suzanne Collins' novels. Is it a fitting farewell? Here's what critics are saying:
  • "The film is not just a good, exciting,
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Jennifer Lawrence Might Have the Best Tattoo Ever

'It's very practical'

(Newser) - Arguably the best part of Jennifer Lawrence's Vogue cover interview with Jonathan Van Meter comes when Van Meter notices the actress's tattoo on her hand: "It's just H2O, to remind me to drink more water," she explains. "I've never had a symbol or... More »

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