“I’ll be a burn victim, this will be painful”: Jennifer Lawrence was Convinced She was Going to Die When Her Private Plane Experienced Double Engine Failure

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Jennifer Lawrence has captivated audiences with her remarkable onscreen performances over the years. Along with her Award-winning performances, she has also gained worldwide fame by starring in the franchises like The Hunger Games and X-Men. Known for her down-to-earth demeanor, Lawrence has openly shared her experiences in the industry, including the good and the bad. During an interview with Vanity Fair, the 32-year-old actress recalled a near-death experience she had during the summer of 2017.

Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence Recalled Her Near-Death Experience

In the summer of 2017, Jennifer Lawrence boarded a private plane from her hometown, Louisville, Kentucky, to New York City. During her interview, Lawrence shared that everyone was informed that two engines of the plane had failed after they heard a loud noise.

Jennifer Lawrence posing for Vanity Fair
Jennifer Lawrence posing for Vanity Fair

While they were told that they could still make an emergency landing with one engine, the Mother actress and her fellow passengers were scared it might not turn out in their favor. “My skeleton was all that was left in the seat,” she said.

Lawrence said that she started “leaving little mental voicemails” to her family, saying, “I’ve had a great life, I’m sorry.” She shared that she also started praying that she would survive the incident. “I’ll be a burn victim, this will be painful, but maybe we’ll live,” she shared.

Jennifer Lawrence at 2018 Oscars
Jennifer Lawrence at the 2018 Oscars

Thankfully, the plane was able to land safely in Buffalo. And the Joy actress was horrified at the thought of boarding another plane. Lawrence stated that the incident made her weaker, as she shared, “Flying is horrific,” but she cannot avoid it as she has to do it all the time.


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Jennifer Lawrence’s Forever Trauma

In 2014 Jennifer Lawrence became the victim of a hack that targeted multiple public figures, in which her private pictures were released on the internet. During her interview with Vanity Fair, she opened up about the trauma it has caused her. She said, “Anybody can go look at my naked body without my consent, any time of the day.”

Jennifer Lawrence
Actress Jennifer Lawrence

As she shared that somebody in France published the pictures online, she mentioned that the trauma caused by the leak will always follow her. “My trauma will exist forever,” she shared. The X-Men star has also described the leaking of her private pictures as “disgusting” and referred to it as a “s*x crime” instead of a scandal.


Lawrence also shared that the whole scandal also impacted her professional life. She was initially hesitant to accept the offer for the 2018 film Red Sparrow, as it featured some nude scenes. However, she accepted the offer and did the scene in an effort to take something back that was taken from her.

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Source: Vanity Fair


Written by Laxmi Rajput

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Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.