Jennifer Lawrence got drunk for sex scene with Chris Pratt
Jennifer Lawrence (left) told The Hollywood Reporter that she got drunk to get through the first sex scene of her career, which she filmed with Chris Pratt (right).
Actress Jennifer Lawrence was so uncomfortable filming a sex scene with one of Hollywood’s biggest hunks, she turned to alcohol just to get through it.
Lawrence, who gets intimate with Chris Pratt in the upcoming film “Passengers,” had never shot a sex scene before — and it doesn’t sound like she’s too eager to film another any time soon.
“I got really, really drunk,” she told The Hollywood Reporter. “But then that led to more anxiety when I got home because I was like, ‘what have I done?'”
Only adding to Lawrence’s anxiety was the fact that Pratt is married in real life to actress Anna Faris. She had never even kissed a married man before, and she said she felt incredibly guilty once the scene was over.
“I knew it was my job,” she said. “But I couldn’t tell my stomach that.”
The “Hunger Games” star added that she’s never felt more “vulnerable” than she did while shooting the passionate sex scene — and she even called her mother afterwards to make sure she hadn’t done anything wrong.
“It was really bizarre,” she said. “You want to do it real. You want everything to be real.”
Lawrence, 25, is the latest star to openly lament her experience with feigning sex on camera, as high-profile stars such as Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Henry Cavill and Dakota Johnson, among many others, have also discussed the awkwardness that comes with shooting sex scenes.
Lawrence and seven of Hollywood’s other leading women are on the cover of the new Hollywood Reporter magazine.
But not every star has had that same problem.
Brad Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston when he began filming the raunchy action film, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” — but he fell in love with his love interest (and intimacy partner) in the movie, Angelina Jolie. Soon after, he divorced Aniston and married Jolie.
More recently, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone began dating after meeting, and kissing, on the set of “The Amazing Spider-Man,” but they’ve since relocated to a lonely town called Splitsville.
Daniel Radcliffe, meanwhile, recently admitted he fell in love with his girlfriend, Erin Darke, while filming “Kill Your Darlings” — adding that there was “no acting going on” during their sex scene.
Lawrence opened up about her unfavorable experience during The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtable discussion between eight leading actresses — a panel also including Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan, Jane Fonda, Cate Blanchett, Charlotte Rampling and Brie Larson.
The magazine addressed why every actress on the roundtable is white on Wednesday, saying that it chose actresses who had been receiving Oscar buzz throughout the year.
“As we prepared for this cover, we discovered precisely ZERO actresses of color in the Oscar conversation — at least in the weeks starting early September when the roundtables are put together, weeks before they take place and months before the nominations are announced January 14,” the magazine stated in a lengthy piece on its website.