Jennifer Lawrence slams critics for ‘sexist’ dress controversy in London photocall

Jennifer Lawrence Versace dress called “sexist” by critics.

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Jennifer Lawrence is addresssing her fashion critics out of the way.

The 27-year-old actress slayed on Tuesday at a photocall for her movie “Red Sparrow,” trust sporting a layer of black Versace dress that also featured a daring thigh-high split. While Lawrence certainly attracted to the sexy LBD to perfection, some deemed her fashion choice as inappropriate due to the cold weather in London, England.

In pictures with her husbandRed Sparrow” co-star, Lawrence is in the middle, while Francis Lawrence, Matthias Schoenaerts, Joel Edgerton and Jeremy Irons are all covered in coats and boots.

Lawrence bit back on Wednesday, calling the chatter about her dress “sexist.”

The cast of “Red Sparrow” poses for a photo shoot in London.


“Wow. I don’t really know where to start on this Jennifer Lawrence wears a revealing dress in the cold’ controversy,” she wrote on Facebook. “This is not only utterly ridiculous, I am very upset. That Versace dress was beautiful, do you think I’m going to that beautiful dress with a jacket and a scarf? I was outside for 5 minutes. I would have stood in the snow that dress, because I love fashion and that was my choice.”

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“This is sexist, this is ridiculous, this is not feminism,” she added. “Over-react about everything someone says or does, create controversy about the stupid innocent things such as what I choose to wear or not wear, is not moving us forward. It is the creation of silly distraction from the real problems. Get a Grip on the people. Everything you see me wear is my choice. And if I want cold, THAT IS MY CHOICE!”

ET recently spoke with the always outspoken actress on her highly-anticipated spy thriller, from 2 March, when she candidly that they are “very direct” when it comes to men, she is interested. They gave also an actor in particular has caught her eye — a 22-year-old Timothee Chalamet!

“Timothee, I’m waiting for him to get a little bit older, you know?”, she joked. “[I’m] buttering him like a pig for the slaughter, and then I’m going to swing right in there as fast as he is, like, 30.”

“I didn’t know he was so young,” she continued. “Tell him that he must wait!… [He is] so, so talented and hot!”

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