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    Feb 4, 2015

    22 Times Jennifer Lawrence Was The Badass Woman You Aspire To Be

    What a woman.

    1. When she wasn't afraid to give sexist questions, (like "What are you wearing?") the answer they deserved.

    2. When she didn't give a fuck about falling up the stairs because she had more important things to do, like collect her Oscar.

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    3. Because at 22 she was the SECOND YOUNGEST WOMAN EVER to win one for Best Actress.

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    If that's not badass, I don't know what is.

    4. When she sassed the men.

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    tumblr.com / Popsugar / youtube.com

    5. When she said women should be supportive of one another rather than judgmental.

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    6. When she proved time and time again that she would be the ideal girl to go on a night out with.

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    7. Every single time she humorously dismissed a question that focused solely around her looks because HELLO THERE IS MORE TO WOMEN.

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    Entertainment Tonight

    8. She did it again when she was asked the "process" she went through to get ready for the Oscars, because obviously.

    9. When she poked fun at herself and proved she has a sense of humour as well as every other positive personality trait.

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    10. When she subverted the Hollywood notion of needing to be a size 0 to succeed.

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    11. And was very honest about her love of food.

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    12. And when she shut down a reporter who focused a question around her weight.

    13. And then she took it upon herself to be a healthy role model for young girls.

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    14. When she responded in the most powerful way after her nude photos were leaked, because we're entitled to do whatever the fuck we want with our own bodies.

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    She told Vanity Fair: "I was in a loving, healthy relationship for four years. It was long distance, and either your boyfriend is going to look at porn or he’s going to look at you.

    It is not a scandal, it’s a sex crime. It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change. That’s why these websites are responsible.

    Just the fact that somebody can be sexually exploited and violated, and the first thought that crosses somebody’s mind is to make a profit from it. It’s so beyond me. I just can’t imagine being that detached from humanity. I can’t imagine being that thoughtless and careless and so empty inside.”

    15. When she showed herself to be fiercely determined.

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    16. And when she was totally confident about who she is.

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    17. When she proved that she'll do whatever the hell she wants – even if it is messing around on the red carpet.

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    18. Mainly because she refuses to be a stereotypical Hollywood princess.

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    19. When she makes unusual fashion choices and just owns every look she goes for.

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    AFP / Getty

    20. But equally couldn't give a damn about getting dressed up for the paparazzi.

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    21. When she proved she's more than happy being a single, independent woman until she finds a man who accepts her.

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    I don't need no man.

    22. And finally, when she made this extremely valid point:

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