Jennifer Lawrence admits she's an 'an a**hole' to fans in public

Rebekah Scanlan

Jennifer Lawrence is known as Hollywood's sweetheart.

But the actress has just unveiled a whole new side to herself after she described behaving like "an a**hole" deliberately to avoid fans.

In an interview with Adam Sandler for Variety, the Hunger Games star discussed the unwanted attention that comes with their jobs.

Jennifer Lawrence has upset fans by saying she deliberately avoids them in public. Source: Getty

“Once I enter a public place, I become incredibly rude,” Jennifer said.

“I turn into a huge a***hole," she continued. "That’s my only way of defending myself."

The mother! actress was talking to Adam Sandler for Variety. Source: Variety
The actress, seen here last year posing for a selfie with a fan, said she sometimes says no to photos. Source: Getty

Jennifer has had huge success in Hollywood since starring in the Hunger Games trilogy, filming alongside Chris Pratt in Passengers and Bradley Cooper inSilver Linings Playbook.

She went on to explain how she sometimes gestures fans away if she sees them approaching and even says "no" to selfies.

Adam Sandler also made an admission of the technique he uses to avoid fans. Source: Variety

“Like, if it’s Sunday, I’m like, ‘It’s Sunday, I’m not working today'," the 27-year-old said.

Her honesty however has angered some fans, who think the comments sound "ungrateful."

She's not always so upset by selfies as she is part of the most famous selfie of all time. Source: Getty

Jennifer addressed the fine line between privacy and being grateful to fans in a conversation with Vogue, telling them “I’m happy to meet people, give autographs, shake hands, and say ‘Thank you’."

"I wouldn’t have a job if people weren’t going to see my movies," she added. "It’s just . . . if I’m on an airplane and I have no make-up on, I don’t want to take a selfie that’s going to end up on E!”

Happy Gilmore creator Adam Sandler also revealed his technique for swerving unwanted attention, saying he always responds to requests for a photo by telling them they don't really want one.

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