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Jennifer Lawrence has always been a fierce feminist, but wait until you read what she says about the Hollywood wage gap.


As Jennifer Lawrence wraps up her time in ‘The Hunger Games‘, it is safe to say she probably has a little more free time than usual. She’s been making good use of her time while helping her BFF. Leah Dunham, with her feminist newsletter/website ‘Lenny’.

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Jennifer calls the article “Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?” and is in response to multiple things she has experienced in the industry, including her iCloud being hacked last year. In addition to her iCloud being hacked, hacked Sony emails reveal that she was paid 2% less of the ‘American Hustle’ profits than her two male leading co-stars. She questions  “Are we socially conditioned to behave this way? Could there still be a lingering habit of trying to express our opinions in a certain way that doesn’t ‘offend’ or ‘scare’ men?”. PREACH JLAW.

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If you are interested in reading the full essay, sign up for ‘Lenny’ here! 

 

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