Jennifer Lawrence is no different than the rest of us.
Although she prides herself on not letting fame get to her head, as reported by People magazine, Lawrence still has issues with self confidence and admitted that she has given into temptation and googled herself after to see how media outlets spin her words and actions.
What she has found out has prompted her to be extra cautious when opening her mouth in public.
“I’m so scared to say anything now. I can see every negative way that people can take it, and I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining,” Lawrence told The New York Times. “It probably comes from Googling myself. If it were up to me, I would not talk. I would just act.”
— People magazine (@people) September 10, 2015
Jennifer Lawrence conceded that googling herself is not necessarily the best use of her time, but finds that her insecurities can get the best of her.
“I can’t think of a more wasteful use of my time than to worry about this. Why do I care what people think? But I do. I just can’t pretend I don’t care. I get really insecure about it. The world makes an opinion of you without ever meeting you. That worry should not bother me, but it does. It bothers me. I’m going to leave here and think, Oh God, why couldn’t I just have been cool and confident?”
— Harper's Bazaar (@harpersbazaarus) September 10, 2015
The Hunger Games star also dished on how her life has changed since emerging as one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood.
I don’t feel like I’m being dragged by anything anymore,” said Lawrence. “I feel more in control. I’m calmer. I know that there’s no point to feeling anxious all day, so I try not to. I’m still scared, but it’s about different things. Now, I worry about — [Trails off and shifts a bit uncomfortably on the sofa.] O.K., get ahold of yourself, Jennifer. This is not therapy.”