Why JLaw Thinks You Shouldn't Talk to Her About Hollywood's Body Image Issues

It wasn't all fun and frolics for Jennifer at Comic Con yesterday, she also answered some pretty hard hitting questions. Or, rather, she went on a very topical tangent when asked if she thought there were more opportunities in Hollywood for female leads...

She said: "I would hope so... this is risky... I'm starting this new thing: I've tried to develop a filter. This could blow people's hair back in a good way, or it could be my last time at Comic-Con." To much laughter, she then launched into the following: "I had a conversation with somebody about the struggles with weight in the industry - I know that's something I talk nonstop about. And they were saying, 'All of the main movie stars aren't very underweight.' I said, 'Yeah, because once you get to a certain place, people will hire you. They just want you to be in the movie, so they don't care'." I'm not really in a place where I can complain or speak to not getting enough roles, because I'm very lucky to have a lot of opportunities... But I would be interested to hear someone who is not in two franchises answer that question."

So would we...

The audio is fairly pants, but you can see Jennifer answer the question from the 2:45 mark.


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