Jennifer Lawrence has just won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role in Silver Linings Playbook at the 2013 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 24) in Hollywood.
Jennifer beat out Zero Dark Thirty‘s Jessica Chastain, The Impossible‘s Naomi Watts, Beasts of the Southern Wild‘s Quvenzhane Wallis, and Amour‘s Emmanuelle Riva for the honor.
Congratulations to our girl for her very first Academy Award! Us fans couldn’t be prouder right now!
Congratulations to Jennifer Lawrence for winning Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical Award for her role in Silver Linings Playbook at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards!!
Personally, I would take this with a grain of salt, but…
Will Jennifer Lawrence be flying solo this awards season?
The Silver Linings Playbook star, 22, has split from her longtime boyfriend, British actor Nicholas Hoult, according to a report.
Neither Holt nor Lawrence’s rep has commented.
The couple met while both starring in 2011′s X-Men: First Class, in which they coincidentally played each other’s love interest.
The pair have kept their relationship fairly low-key, however they were snapped sharing a passionate post-Valentine’s Day smooch last year.
Isn’t Jennifer Lawrence too young to win a Best Actress Oscar? I feel like she just got here.
—Andrew, Utah, via Twitter
Saying “she just got here” is not an effective way to throw shade in Hollywood, son. Precious star Gabourey Sidibe was nominated for an Oscar for her first race out of the gate. Anna Paquin had been alive for all of 11 years when she walked away with a Best Supporting Actress statue. In other words, the Oscar people love actors who feel like their own discovery.
Put it this way: Don’t be surprised if Lawrence, like so many other young’uns before her, floats away from the Feb. 24 ceremony with a small bald man as her date. If she does, you should know that she will not be the youngest actress to take the prize. That honor belongs to Marlee Matlin, who took home a Best Actress award in 1987 at the age of 21 for Children of a Lesser God.
Also, consider: Lawrence will compete with 9-year-old Beasts of the Southern Wild cutie Quvenzhané Wallis, a real newcomer, for the Best Actress honor this year. And, in the words of Fordham University media studies professor Paul Levinson, “I don’t think [Wallis] stands a chance.
“That would be the most revolutionary choice for the Academy because she is the youngest actress ever to get a nomination. And her performance was excellent, but not as good as some of the others.”
Congratulations to current Vanity Fair cover girl Jennifer Lawrence on her latest best-actress Oscar nomination, for Silver Linings Playbook. Along with that of co-stars Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, and Jacki Weaver, Lawrence’s performance helped the David O. Russell drama make Academy Award history: it earned nominations in all four acting categories, the first time a film has done so in 31 years. To celebrate the news—which was broken to the actress in bed by her parents—Lawrence composed a very professional comment for the press (“I’m so honored and grateful for this nomination and to be in the company of such talented actresses . . . ”) as well as a much more colorful eccentric message for Cooper, De Niro, and Weaver.
“I just sent them a picture of Obama on a unicorn with a rainbow saying ‘Congratulations,’” Lawrence told Entertainment Weekly, after revealing that cast members had been texting one another all morning. (For the record, Bradley Cooper found out about his nomination sometime between walking his dog and going to spin class, and Jacki Weaver simply shouted “f*ck” when she heard the news. Robert De Niro, meanwhile, has apparently not called any members of the press to discuss what fad fitness class he was walking into or what profanity he uttered when his name was announced.)