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    Jennifer Lawrence Said She Was Punished For Standing Up To Director Who Said Something "Fucked Up" To Her

    I said, “That’s sick. You can’t talk to me like that.”

    This year, Jennifer Lawrence joined the Hollywood Reporter's annual actress roundtable, where she opened up about her experience with a director.

    Actress Roundtable: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, more on harassment in Hollywood and ideas for industry change…

    She said she was approached by a producer and told she was being "unruly."

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    She also said her job was threatened because she stood up to a director, who said something "fucked up" to her.

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    Lawrence was punished afterwards.

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    She said she thinks this is why so many people are afraid to come forward.

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    The way these situations are handled needs to change, Lawrence added.

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    Absolutely. Thank you for sharing, Jen. 👏 You can watch a clip from the roundtable here.

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