No pressure Jennifer Lawrence
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Lupita Nyong’o is now the frontrunner for Best Supporting Actress Oscar. And she’s playing the pole position perfectly. Which means Jennifer Lawrence’s chances are pretty sh-t and, unlike, say, someone like Jonah Hill, she doesn’t seem to mind. In fact, it actually seems like she’s happy the pressure is off her. Like she’s aware of the threat of backlash – too much winning too young, too perfect, too awesome – and understands that it’s time to retreat…if they would let her.
Or maybe you see that as just another form of campaigning? Hey, it’s your buffet. You pick your gossip entrée. So here she is making all her faces and hanging out with Lupita at the SAGs the other night (in a much better Dior). I see it as JLaw being friendly and non-competitive. Some of you who are starting to turn on her will see it as her trying to front like she’s gracious because she knows everyone’s watching. Thing is…she’s never given us a reason to think she’s a meangirl, you know?