“She got something that I was dying for”: Jennifer Lawrence Calls Rivalry With Emma Stone “Stupid”, Admits She Stole a Major Role from Her

"She got something that I was dying for": Jennifer Lawrence Calls Rivalry With Emma Stone "Stupid", Admits She Stole a Major Role from Her
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Jennifer Lawrence has established herself among the world’s highest-paid actresses which is an impressive feat on its own. Her roles in the X-Men and Hunger Games film series had a great impact on her acting career which gave her a further push in the industry. While she is a versatile actress who is exploring further projects ahead of her action-star persona, she also has regrets about her shining acting career.

Jennifer Lawrence
American actress, Jennifer Lawrence

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Back in 2018, the actress opened up about feeling jealous of fellow actress, Emma Stone who got a role she desperately desired in a film.


Jennifer Lawrence Felt Jealous of Emma Stone

Jennifer Lawrence with Emma Stone
Jennifer Lawrence with Emma Stone

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The duo has been sharing a great bond and are seen together on several occasions over the years. Their relationship has been a great example of friendship however Jennifer Lawrence has once opened up about feeling jealous of her acting rival, Emma Stone.

The Red Sparrow actress spoke candidly about her feeling during an appearance on The Howard Stern Show in 2018.


“Emma Stone and I actually had this conversation once because we used to always audition for the same thing.”

While it was what the duo used to do previously, she shared that it now seemed “silly” to her as their “careers are so different.”

She added,

“She got one thing that I was dying for, but the one thing that really killed me, like the only time I’ve ever been truly devastated by losing an audition…was Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.”

Here, she was referencing to the lead role in the 2010 Tim Burton film however it eventually went to Mia Wasikowska.


Which Movie Did Jennifer Lawrence End Up Losing to BFF Emma Stone?

Emma Stone in Easy A
Emma Stone in Easy A

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At The Hollywood Reporter‘s roundtable, the Hunger Games actress revealed further detail about the movie she ended up losing to Stone. She really wanted to work in a teen rom-com film, Easy A which starred Stone alongside Stanley Tucci, Lisa Kudrow, and Aly Michalka among several others.

She shared at the time,


“I auditioned for Easy A. I wanted it so bad.” 

To that, the La La Land actress promptly responded,

“Well, guess what? You didn’t get it. You didn’t get it because you s*ck!” 

Despite all that, the duo share a sweet bond that is only going stronger withstanding the extreme attention and competition they are often indulged in. They have proven their close bonding with their affection for each other.

Source: Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show


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